Accounts Payable

Posted 17 January by Dexters Estate Agents
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Reports to -Accounts Manager

Main purpose of the Role: An exciting opportunity has arisen for a bright, enthusiastic and experienced person to join the Accounts Payable section of our Finance Team as a Team Leader, supporting the Accounts Manager.

Key Responsibilities

  • Day to day support for a small but busy AP team.
  • Maintain a high accuracy level for data entry within the accounting system.
  • Check and oversee weekly payment runs.
  • Work with AP Administrators to ensure all suppliers are paid within agreed terms.
  • Review and recommend any modifications to the existing system, policies or procedures that you feel would benefit the department.
  • Review supplier statements received and ensure all accounts are regularly reconciled.
  • Ensure all invoices have been authorised correctly and challenge them if they have not.
  • Oversee and help the AP Administrators with their day to day work tasks to ensure there is no backlog of work.
  • Manage AP queries and payment demands and resolve as a high priority to ensure that any services or supplies are not interrupted.
  • Review of aged creditors to ensure ledgers are maintained and allocated correctly.
  • Ensure that stringent checks and safeguards are in place to eliminate any potential for fraud or deceit.
  • Taking the lead with month end responsibilities in relation to all Accounts Payable tasks.
  • Setting up new suppliers, checking bank details and building relationships with key suppliers.
  • Manage 'on hold’ invoices - follow up weekly with stakeholders.
  • Communicate processing issues to prevent repeat problems.
  • Supporting management with other ad-hoc duties as required.


  • Good IT skills particularly MS Excel.
  • Relevant qualifications would be an advantage.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in an accounts payable role/department.
  • Previous experience of managing a small team would be preferable.
  • Experience of Sage (ideally Line 200).
  • Strong levels of customer service, both internal and external.
  • Confident, with excellent communication skills.
  • A flexible approach to work particularly during busy period.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in all dealings and correspondence.


  • Good interpersonal & leadership skills.
  • Highly organised individual with excellent attention to detail and a proactive attitude.
  • Quick learner.
  • Team player.

Required skills

  • Accounting
  • Accounts Payable
  • AP
  • Finance Team
  • Team Leader

Reference: 39763849

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