Accounts Payable Manager, Permanent

Full Time (40 hours per week)

Salary Circa: £25,000

Employee Benefits:

  • 25 Days Holidays Plus 8 Bank Holidays
  • Bupa membership
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Seasonal Ticket Loans


Who are we looking for?

Growth is soaring in the UK, and we are searching for a forward thinking, enthusiastic Accounts Payable Manager to join our Finance team, based at our Salford Quays Office. This is the perfect opportunity for someone who is looking for a company that can offer job stability and security. This role would suit a dedicated professional who will play a vital role in the finance team.

What does the role involve?

  • To lead and manage the Accounts Payable department, providing leadership, support, training, performance management and development for three teams.
  • Responsible for the payment of creditors in accordance with Company policies and procedures.
  • Recommend and implement continuous improvement to existing systems and procedures.
  • Review and approval of BACS payments to suppliers.
  • Develop and maintain relevant KPIs to improve the management and visibility of all purchase order and invoice processing activities, including payments, ensuring invoices are processed accurately and in a timely fashion.
  • Ensure standard controls are understood and implemented within the department.
  • Liaise with creditors and employees (including operations, finance and procurement) both verbally and in writing to resolve payment invoice processing issues.
  • Attend creditor meetings, when necessary, to resolve payment disputes.
  • Ensure payments to subcontractors are made in accordance with Inland Revenue rules.
  • Provide support to the Commercial Finance Managers at each month end in the production of creditor accruals.
  • Review and resolution (as needed) of aged creditors, invoices in query and debit balances.
  • Ensure supplier statement reconciliations are performed on a timely basis following receipt.
  • Review and write off of old supplier balances
  • Responsible for foreign payments (low volumes)
  • Maintain a documented system of procedures and associated training material.
  • Provide audit information

What do you need to have?

  • Positive, customer focused attitude
  • Demonstrable experience in Accounts Payable management
  • Proven ability to motivate, coach and develop others.
  • Strong interpersonal, organisational and communication skills
  • Track record in delivering results and business improvements
  • Ability to review processes and implement positive change
  • Knowledge of financial ERP systems (NetSuite or Oracle and advantage).

Do you have?

  • Excellent IT skills including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Commercial, business, finance or other relevant degree (Desirable)

Our Core Values

CLV’s goal is to CREATE a culture that we all enjoy working within by following the below values. It is expected for all CLV employees to demonstrate the values listed below on a day to day basis:

Community: Be part of the One Team and pursue the team goal.

Respect: Be tolerant and accepting of colleagues and customers and don’t manipulate, demean or mistreat.

Equality: Endeavour to treat everyone the same, regardless of their role.

Accountability: Work hard, work smart and don’t blame others.

Trust: Be forthright, candid and deliver on your promises.

Enthusiasm: Be passionate in what you do and give 100%.

In addition to the Core Values listed above, CLV expects a high level of professional behaviour in accordance with the Code of Conduct.

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