Accounts Payable Team Leader

Canterbury Christ Church University - Department of Finance

Background
The Finance Department of the University is arranged into a number of functional teams. The Accounts Payable team is responsible for administering the supplier invoices and payments and making payments to students. The team have oversight of the Accounts Payable ledger within the financial database, Agresso.

The Role
The main purpose of this role is to support the systems development of the Accounts Payable ledger and to help develop improvements to processes and ways of working within the team and the wider University. The role will also oversee the work of the team, answering queries, inputting information into the system and making payments.

Requirements
You will have previous experience of team leading in an Accounts Payable or Purchase Ledger team, preferably in the education sector or a large public sector body. You will be used to dealing with enquiries from team members and from external suppliers and helping resolve queries that arise. You will be confident in the use of Excel and financial databases. You will have an understanding of the business processes used to administer invoices, orders and payments to suppliers, both manual and electronic, and experience of reviewing these to look for efficiency gains.

You will have good interpersonal skills, including a positive and supportive leadership ethos and a commitment to seeing change through to completion.

Additional Information
Interviews are to be held: 06 October 2017.

How to apply
To apply online, please click the ‘Apply’ button below. To gain further details about this post please visit our Vacancies page: www.canterbury.ac.uk.

Please note, Canterbury Christ Church University reserve the right to bring the closing date of this position forward where a high volume of applications are received.

If you require further information regarding the post please feel free to contact Karen Pilgrim on 01227 922694 or by email to karen.pilgrim@canterbury.ac.uk (strictly no agencies, thank you) quoting reference number FIN0002.

If you require further information regarding the application process please contact the Recruitment Team at hr.recruitment@canterbury.ac.uk quoting reference number FIN0002. Please note applications must be made online via the University website; details sent directly via email cannot be considered.

No agencies, thank you.

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