Paragon Europe is seeking to recruit an Accounts Payable Manager on behalf of one of our clients within the fund management industry who will report to the Finance Manager.
The manager will be responsible to form a new accounts payable function within the European finance team. He/she will lead the hiring, training, and support of staff members. The manager will ensure that the function operates smoothly, provides accurate and complete output whilst adhering to the internal policies and procedures. The role involves the setup and documenting of the said new policies and procedures. He/she will also serve as a liaison between the function and external parties but will also be communicating with other group regional finance teams, he/she will report to the finance manager locally.
Accounts Payable Manager
Overseeing routine function activities to ensure that they are completed accurately and in a timely manner.
Maintaining accurate and complete general ledger and records.
Managing monthly closing of financial records and posting of month end information.
Compiling, analysing, and reporting financial information to management.
Developing, implementing and documenting policies and procedures and department controls to increase accuracy and efficiency.
Hiring, training, motivating and evaluating staff members.
Setting and facilitating the achievement of department objectives.
Building and maintaining relationships with employees and related third parties.
Any other ad hoc tasks as requested from time to time by management.
A University degree in accountancy or equivalent/ACCA completed
A general flair towards IT and the automation function
An ability to work to and meet agreed deadlines
Good planning, organizational and problem-solving skills/can do attitude
Strong interpersonal and communication skills to interact with both internal and external parties
Competence in Excel and accounting packages
A minimum of 3 years experience in a similar role will be considered an asset