Accounts Payable Manager

Job description

Our client a pharmacy group in South Dublin is recruiting an Accounts Payable Manager on a 12 month specified purpose contract to work in their Support Office.

Main Duties and Objectives: • Oversee the accurate and timely processing of a high volume of invoices by the team

• Manage team of  4 experienced Accounts Payable Specialists

• Support standardization and improvement of processes and procedures

• Responsibility for the aging and quality of the AP ledger

• Responsibility for ensuring vendors are paid to agreed terms and reviewing payment runs

• Act as point of escalation for internal (buyers/ops) and external stakeholders (suppliers)

• Ensure Accounts Payable serve the business, suppliers and other departments in a consistent and proactive manner

• Monitor and ensure accounting is being performed correctly by reference to appropriate general ledger coding

• Manage and coordinate month end processing and reporting activities within tight timeframes

• Participation in external audit activities where required

• 5+ years' experience ideally with exposure to Retail or FMCG.

• Proven track record in successfully managing an AP team in a high-volume processing environment

• Excellent Excel and Microsoft Office Experience essential with Microsoft NAV / Dynamics 365 exposure a distinct advantage.

• A self-starter, highly motivated with a continuous improvement focus.

• A fast learner and open to new ideas.

• Strong communication skills 

• Experience of working to deadlines 

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