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Competitive, based on experience
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04 Jul 2022

Job Description:

A key member of the transaction team within the wider Finance team at Edinburgh Airport Limited (EAL), the Accounts Payable Supervisor will work closely with the EAL’s Procurement Department, Finance Manager and IT Department as well as having exposure to a wide variety of payables approvers and requisitioners. 

The role is focused operation of the Accounts Payable function, ensuring the accurate recording of invoices, dealing with supplier queries, managing relations with the wider business and ensuring invoices are paid on time. The role will also play a key part in ensuring the Accounts Payable processes are efficient and automation is embraced as a solution where possible.

The role will be the functional lead for Accounts Payable as the Finance Department seeks to embark on a full review of the financial systems infrastructure.

Person Specification:

  • Operation of the invoice processing function in line with an agreed three-way match payables process (experience essential)
  • Oversight of the Accounts Payable mailbox
  • Lead input for Accounts Payable in productivity forums and financial systems improvement workstreams
  • Key deliverables as part of month end process (CIS return, accruals, review of GRNI etc)
  • Liaising with invoice requisitioners and approvers
  • Liaising with auditors as part of the year end process
  • Manage supplier dispute resolution process
  • Maintenance of bank reconciliation and key bank payments
  • Preparation of supplier payment statistics
  • Review and improve current systems and processes
  • Updating and maintaining of Accounts Payable critical process documentation
  • Managing relations within the wider business, including training of non-finance staff

Qualifications and Experience:

The successful candidate must have:

  • A proven experience of working in a similar role(s) in fast paced Finance Department
  • Strong knowledge of general accounting procedures and financial systems
  • Excellent communication skills
  • High levels of attention to detail
  • Continuous improvement mindset
  • A self-starter with excellent organisation skills
  • Ability to work on own without supervision
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel essential, with knowledge of SAP Business 1 and iDocuments are an advantage but not essential.

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