Accounts Payable Manager

10 Woodcock Street
£44,863 - £56,075
13 Oct 2020
19 Nov 2020
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To apply for this role please click on the link below where you will be directed to our partners Penna Microsite. Please do not apply on WM Jobs.

Brighter. Bolder. Birmingham.

Birmingham City Council is the largest local authority in Europe – and we’re on the cusp of something truly special. With an annual spend of over £3billion we’re gearing up for major events such as the 2022 Commonwealth Games and the creation of HS2. Championing economic growth for the city, we’re determined to create a brighter future for all our citizens and at the heart of this ambition lies our Finance team. Join us and you won’t just improve life for 1.1 million people, you’ll help Birmingham become one of the world’s most successful, sustainable cities.

Our vision is for Finance to be a best-in-class function that’s agile, innovative and proactive, as well as diverse and inclusive. This is an incredibly exciting time for us; the opportunities for you to contribute and influence, to make bold and significant changes, are endless. As we change finance services to give customers more control and add value through data analytics and insight, you’ll be at the forefront of achievement and progress.

As an Accounts Payable Manager in our fast-paced, high volume transactional team (approximately 407,000 invoices paid per annum) you’ll lead c.30 staff to provide an outstanding service. Together, you’ll see that our suppliers are paid accurately and on time and build great working relationships with our directorates, schools, partners and suppliers. It’s all about excellent performance and customer service, which is central to our Accounts Payable operations. A capable Accounts Payable Manager, you’ll be on top of the challenge and ready to Deputise for the Head of Service Innovation and you’ll make sure the wider service performs amazingly too.

With a professional qualification (or equivalent experience), you’ll be articulate and resilient and great with people. You’ve managed an Accounts Payable function before, so you understand the procure to pay process and standards. You have a significant experience of ERP systems (Oracle or SAP) and have successfully brought in change initiatives. Now you’re keen to build your career and the success of your team. Motivated, caring and passionate about what you do you’ll be inspired by our vision for our city.

This is more than your next finance role. It’s a chance to create a Brighter, Bolder Birmingham.

“Interviews for this post will take place virtually via video conferencing. Shortlisted candidates will be provided with further information”

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We welcome applications from people with caring responsibilities and flexible working options will be considered.

“Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants. All non UK and non EU applicants are required to apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must be approved by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) before any employment offer can be confirmed.”

To apply for this role please click on the link below where you will be directed to our partners Penna Microsite. Please do not apply on WM Jobs.

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