Robert Half

Accounts Payable Senior

England, Hampshire, Southampton
£20000 - £24000 per annum
26 Oct 2017
23 Nov 2017
Nichola Foster
Qualification Level
Not qualified
Professional Membership
Seniority Level
Contract Type

Robert Half are working exclusively with a growing business based in central Southampton for an Accounts Payable Senior to support the Accounts Payable Manager and looking after of 4 people.

  • Training and development of up to 4 direct reports including annual appraisals and 1:1's
  • Set-up and import of payments to suppliers, in-line within agreed payment terms
  • Resolving supplier queries by phone, email or face to face meetings
  • Liaising with internal stakeholders within the business to resolve ongoing issues
  • Full supplier account reconciliations for our key suppliers where needed and ensure reconciliations are being carried out on a timely basis within the team
  • Ensure payments are processed accurately and as per timescales within the team/company
  • Processing of invoicing and monthly discounts
  • Oversee the Accounts Payable Inbox ensuring queries are answered in a timely manner
  • Assist team with queries and finding resolutions on a daily basis
  • Provide cover for the other Purchase Ledger Senior whilst away from the business
  • To support the Accounts Payable Supervisor on a day to day basis
  • Challenge the team and business over time/ problems and integrating acquisitions into the business
  • Resolve on stop queries
  • Lead Team meetings to set the daily/ weekly objectives
  • Liaise and rectify any System issues


You will ideally be AAT qualified, though not essential. Accounts Payable/ Purchase ledger experience is a necessity. You will have experience in supervising/coaching team member and looking for a move upwards, or already a supervisor.


My Client are a growing UK business who pride themselves on impeccable service to their . A close relationship to employees is hugely important to my client and they are keen to develop and up skill employees. This is a fun, busy and engaging open plan environment.

Salary & Benefits

Up to £24k plus FREE onsite parking and contributory pension scheme

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