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Accounts Payable Supervisor
Ref. JO0000007496

Position Accounts Payable Supervisor
Sector Financial & Management Accounts
Location Witham, Essex
Type Contract
Salary £45K / Annum
Reference JO0000007496
Summary Accounting Supervisor

Witham, Essex

Salary to £45,000 depending on knowledge and experience

12 month FTC (Mat Cover)

About the Company

Leading (Re)Insurance Lloyds Broker with international offices. They have an excellent reputation in the market and an established presence in the industry.

About the Role

* This role is a 12 month fixed term maternity cover within Accounting Operations, part of their controllership function, servicing 15 countries across EMEA.

* Leading the payable Accounting team of 6 accountants and administrators, one of 5 teams within Accounting Operations, this is a great opportunity to work in a senior role, within a large corporate organization, with the luxury of working locally.

* You will work on the technical accounting aspects of Accounts Payable rather than processing as this is completed by their offshore team.

Key Duties

* Manage a team of 6 accountants and administrators, conducting performance appraisals, monitor staff functions, monitor workload and projects of team members

* Have oversight of the daily manual payments process - on time delivery and accuracy in payment detail and process validation are critical to this role.

* Monitor and oversight of the US GAAP lease accounting process. Ensuring consistent delivery of the quality of reconciliations and the quick resolution of variances on reporting.

* Review and monitor of the GRNI (PO) accrual output - actively challenging the results of the accrual and building relationships with stakeholders throughout the region to drive accuracy.

* Overall ownership of the AP close process and the resulting accruals for the region and driving clearance of all AP bank outstanding items.

* Control review of all balance sheet reconciliations within functional team remit, maintaining proper account reconciliation in accordance with GAAP and (if applicable) statutory and regulatory reporting requirements

* Communicate regularly with their offshore counterpart

* Assist auditors and SOX testers.

Key Experience

* Qualified ACCA or CIMA or QBE

* Supervisory experience within an accounting function, either Accounts Payable or General Ledger

* Relevant exposure to management reporting function gained by working in a finance environment with exposure to balance sheet and cashbook accounting

* Excellent IT Skills (including Excel and Word)

What makes you stand out:

* Experience of UK and US GAAP

* Experience of working for a large corporate

* Experience /understanding of Oracle Financials - GL & AR

Ref: 7496

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