Accounts Payable Team Lead Accounts Payable Team Lead …

Hays Accountancy & Finance
in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Permanent, Full time
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Hays Accountancy & Finance
in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Permanent, Full time
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Hays Accountancy & Finance
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Accounts Payable Team Lead, 80K + Super, Mainly Working from Home
Your new company

Our client is a well known Creative Marketing leader, who are based in the Sydney CBD, with offices throughout Australia and NZ. They are looking for an Accounts Payable Team Lead, who will work from home and go to the office once a week.

Your new role

The successful candidate will report to the Head of Media Reconciliations and contribute to the success of company by enabling supplier relationships through the provision of exceptional payment services in a timely, efficient, and effective manner. The role requires a high level of accuracy and attention to detail to ensure payments and query resolutions are consistently delivered to a high standard. The role will also be responsible for developing business relationships with the operating companies being supported. Your key responsibilities will be:
  • Lead and manage an established AP team
  • Conduct 1 to 1 sessions with team and yearly performance reviews
  • Act as escalation point for complex queries
  • Coach and mentor team members
  • Train new team members on AP processes
  • Perform AP related duties in accordance with the cyclical calendar for processing supplier invoices, employee related expense claims and third party payments;
  • Respond to supplier account queries and resolve any invoice discrepancies in a professional manner;
  • Deliver a high standard of customer service the businesses and suppliers;
  • Manage payment of suppliers in accordance with payment terms;
  • Prepare electronic funds transfers;
  • Produce monthly AP reconciliation reports and ensure these reconcile to supplier statements if required;
  • Assist with month end closing reports and reconciliations;
  • Regularly monitor the completeness and accuracy of supplier records and master file
  • Attend team and other meetings
  • Buddy with and train new employees as required
  • Practice courteous assertiveness with all interactions
  • Provide strong emphasis on providing 'needs based' customer service
  • Escalate matters to management as appropriate
  • Identify and communicate process and/or workflow improvement opportunities and opportunities for automation of processes
  • Write and regularly review process documentation and/or provide feedback and assistance with documentation
What you'll need to succeed

Skills and qualifications
  • Experience in the Accounts Payable field
  • Strong people interaction and relationship building skills
  • Sound data entry and administration experience
  • Advanced MS Office skills, with high degree of confidence in MS Excel
  • Experience using financial systems including ERP and electronic workflow solutions, Spectra PF and Maconomy desirable
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Well organised with the ability to prioritise workloads
  • Flexible and adaptable attitude amidst an environment of constant change
  • Ability and experience in working with and meeting key performance targets
  • Working knowledge of AP principles, practices and regulations
  • Strong attention to detail
What you'll get in return

Great company to work for with a Salary of $80K + Super.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Company Overview

About Hays
Hays is the leading global specialist recruiting group. We are the experts at recruiting qualified, professional and skilled people worldwide, being the market leader in Asia Pacific and the UK and one of the market leaders in Continental Europe and Latin America. We operate across the private and public sectors, dealing in permanent positions, contract roles and temporary assignments.

Hays believes the right job can transform a person's life and the right person can transform a business. They are passionate about connecting candidates with the right job for them.

Hays operates in over 40 locations throughout Australia and New Zealand. They find permanent jobs for over 15,000 people a year and temporary and contract assignments for over 25,000 people a year and at any one time employ over 20,000 temporaries and contractors.

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