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Accounts payable supervisor | Altrincham | 6 months | £30,000 p.a.

PTP Supervisor



Function: Finance

Line Managers:  DDC PTP Manager

Grade:  M1

Location: Altrincham

Date:  13/01/2015




Supervision of a section of the Altrincham Accounts Payable team and liaison with the Infosys AP team (outsourced provider) to ensure prompt processing and on time payment of Vendor Invoices.



Ø  No. of markets: UK Trade & UK Manufacturing

Ø  Revenue: £150M +


Ø  No. of direct reports: 2 – 4


Ø  Number of Stores 188




The role involves supervising the Altrincham & Pune PTP Process through the Altrincham and Pune (Infosys) PTP teams.

Key Deliverables / Projects:-

·        Supervise the Altrincham retained PTP processes

·        Supervise a section  of the AP team either UK Manufacturing or UK Stores or a combination of both (2 – 4 Direct Reports plus working with 10 -14 in Pune)

·        Deal with other parts of the business regarding invoice queries and Issues (e.g. Stores and Head Office)

·        Supervise payment runs (processed  by Infosys in Pune)

·        Ensure all AP control processes are adhered to

·        Support AP issue resolution  (internal queries on Invoices / Payments, disbursements support)

·        Liaison with Infosys ensuring a robust working relationship in place between Altrincham and Pune

·        Continuous review of the AP Ledger

·        Embedding existing processes and continuous improvement





Experience & Educational Requirements:

·        Strong Accounts Payable supervisory experience

·        Good knowledge of Controls

·        Experience with Accounts payable in SAP or Microsoft Dynamics AX



·        Proactive communicator and strong Interpersonal skills – Verbal and e-mail

·        Good problem solving skills

·        Proficient with Microsoft Excel, and highly IT competent



·        Takes ownership

·        Able to Identify control risks

·        Able to assist with analysis

·        Good team supervisory skills across a dispersed team

·        Team player

·        Understands the wider picture

·        Actively contributes towards process improvement

·        Aligns teams’ personal goals and behaviours match with company goals and priorities