Payables Team Leader

£22000 per annum
16 Aug 2017
30 Aug 2017
Finance & Legal
Full Time
Contract Type

Payables Team Leader
Location: Shared Service Centre, Paisley
Contract type: Fixed Term, 12 months
35 hours per week
Salary: Circa GBP 22,000

About the role
We have an exciting opportunity for proactive and enthusiastic individual to join our Shared Service Team as Payables Team Leader.

The Post Holder's primary purpose is to support the Purchase to Pay Manager by managing the day to day activities of the payables team and to ensure the complete, accurate and timely processing of high volume supplier invoices to the finance system. As part of this process the team is responsible for ensuring that invoices are approved, goods receipted and matched against purchase orders before payment is made. The post holder will ensure that all of the services provided by this team are delivered efficiently, effectively within a controlled environment and meeting agreed service level agreements.

This is a critical and high profile service provided by the shared service centre and has a direct impact on the organisation's capability to deliver services to help people in crisis

About the team
The Accounts Payable team forms part of the finance operations team at the SSC. The team sit within the Purchase to Pay function working collaboratively to deliver a high quality purchase to pay service for the organisation

About the person
To succeed and thrive in this role you must be highly organised and results orientated and have following skills and experience:

  • Educated to higher grade or equivalent
  • IT Literate and proficient in using MS Office products
  • Sound knowledge of double-entry book-keeping for an accounts payable environment
  • Experience in managing payables processes within a P2P environment

Closing date for applications is 23:59 on the 30th of August.

Please click here to view the full job description and person specification for this position.

About the organisation
The British Red Cross helps millions of people in the UK and around the world to prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies, disasters and conflicts.

Our volunteers and staff help people in crisis to live independently by providing support at home, mobility aids and transport. We also teach first aid skills.

We are part of the global Red Cross and Red Crescent humanitarian network. We refuse to ignore people in crisis.

We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:

  • 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
  • Up to 6% contributory pension
  • Childcare vouchers

The British Red Cross is committed to being an inclusive employer with a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from people from the widest possible diversity of backgrounds, cultures and experiences - including disabled and ethnic minority candidates. This is to contribute to the breadth of experience we need to respond to people in crisis.

As part of its recruitment and selection process the British Red Cross undertakes PVG/DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checking of all individuals who regularly work with or have access to children and vulnerable adults.

The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).

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