Posted on: 2019-01-11

Salary: 32000.00 -> 32000.00 Per year

Job type: Temporary/Contract

Sector: FMCG

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Accounts Payable Team Leader Required For Glasgow Based FMCG Business

Accounts Payable Team Leader Required For Glasgow Based FMCG Business

The successful candidate will be required to lead the back office accounts payable team with management responsibility for staff of 5 in order to support the Head of Finance.

What should you know?

This long standing business describes itself as offering a complete customer service from start to finish to its customers that prides itself on its values.

The business is searching for someone with a strong management background covering any area within finance with strong systems experience. Previous experience in leadership and management being a must.  Fair and open leadership is a necessity to fit with the culture of this well-established business.

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead, motivate and direct the finance function managing performance and absence
  • Support the Head of Finance to develop and implement operational strategy to ensure that robust control frameworks are in place and aligned with business needs
  • Ensure the day-to-day delivery of operational standards are met and any issues requiring escalation are dealt with in a timely manner
  • Drive continuous improvement across the function and ensure efficient use of processes and systems maximises service delivery
  • Approve all payment runs including BACS, cheques, sundry payments, adhoc emergency payment requests and customer refunds
  • Supervising a team of 5 AP Clerks
  • Weekly, monthly and ad hoc reporting on key finance metrics

Experience Required:

  • Extensive experience in a financial accounting role in a large and highly computerised, multi site organisation
  • Transactional experience, AP preferred.
  • Staff management including recruitment, experience of disciplinary procedures, training and performance appraisal
  • Good working knowledge ERP systems, of Excel, Word and Powerpoint
  • Excellent Communication, People and Influencing skills.


If you are interested in this vacancy please contact Laura Buchanan in our Glasgow office on 0141 227 9144 or email your CV to

Please note you will receive an automated response advising you that we have received your CV.

Hudson is part of Morgan Philips Group and is a leading provider of recruitment, contract professionals and talent management solutions worldwide.

We are committed to ensuring that all job applicants are treated equally, without discrimination because of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.


Laura Buchanan
+44 141 227 9144
130 St Vincent Street
G2 5HF Glasgow
United Kingdom

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