Accounts Payable Supervisor

Are you an experienced Accounts Payable Specialist looking for your next exciting career move? Office Angels are recruiting for an Accounts Payable Supervisor to join our client who are based in Team Valley, Gateshead, on a permanent basis.

This is an amazing opportunity to join an established and successful company. The Accounts Payable Supervisor plays a key part in the Accounts Receivable function. You will be a senior member of the AR team, reporting into the Credit Control Manager. You will be expected to support the supervision of the Accounts Receivable team work flow, as well as having responsibility for your own portfolio of ledgers.

  • Start date: ASAP! Notice period can be considered

  • Salary: £25k - £30k, depending on experience

  • Hours: Monday - Friday, 9AM - 5PM

Role responsibilities & duties;

  • The principle function is to ensure that the debtor list is maintained and kept to a minimum. Liaising with the Credit Control Manager, all internal departments and clients to ensure standards and KPI's are met, while maintaining a high standard of customer service

  • Resolve queries both internally and externally around outstanding invoices

  • Allocate bacs and cheque payments

  • Produce statement of accounts

  • Chase overdue invoices by telephone, email and letter

  • Maintain notes within Sage 200 following all communication with clients to provide accurate record as to the status of invoices

  • Undertake managerial duties in absence of line manager, such as the as development of new team members

  • To suggest improvements to the company's systems, practises & procedures wherever possible and assist in the implementation of said improvements

  • Process credit card payments, allocate direct debits and raise credit notes

  • Assist with the training and development of the team members and to act as a mentor to new staff

Key skills:

  • Intermediate Excel - VLOOKUPs, Pivot Tables etc.

  • Ability to input, retrieve and analyse data

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Proven ability to direct and coordinate operations

  • Strong organisational and time management skills

  • Attention to detail & accuracy

  • Calm & confident telephone manner

  • Negotiation

  • Positive can-do attitude to deliver in a fast paced environment


  • Previous experience in a similar role -working at senior or supervising

  • KPI experience.

  • Track record of success in a busy hands-on holistic AR role

  • Experience of liaising with internal and external stakeholder

  • Internal credit control and sales processes

  • Sage 200/Sage 50

Previous experience in Accounts Payable is essential. If you have the relevant experience, then please apply today!

You will be required to register with Office Angels via video in order to be considered for this recruit, with the view to the successful candidate starting ASAP with our client thereafter.

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To speak to a recruitment expert please contact Lori Holtham