Head of Accounts Payable

  • Job Reference: CLD/1844
  • Date Posted: 8 October 2018
  • Recruiter: Venn Group
  • Location: BB1 5AF
  • Salary: £47,000 to £50,000
  • Sector: Public Sector
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Venn Group
The specialists in professional interim recruitment

Position: Head of Accounts Payable
Location: Lancashire
Salary: £47,000 - £50,000 per annum

As a leading recruitment consultancy, Venn Group has been approached by one of its largest Public Sector clients to recruit a Head of Accounts Payable to start at the end of the calendar year.


  • Lead and manage the Accounts Payable function for the organisation, being held to account for delivering this strand of the business and increasing the existing client base through building and maintaining the organisation’s reputation for high quality, cost effective services

  • Lead and implement a training and development strategy across the section to enable the recruitment, retention, development and deployment of appropriate staff to support effective continual motivation and development of the teams

  • Support the Operations Director in establishing a robust organisational structure for Accounts Payable during periods of business grow

  • Undertake the recruitment and selection of staff

  • Complete half and full year appraisals and provide career development advice and guidance

  • Demonstrate the ability to work closely with colleagues within the organisation and at client organisations

  • Manage and track relevant managerial and operational metrics (KPI’s) for each process/activity

  • Ensure that all Accounts Payable procedure notes are written up, reviewed and updated regularly

  • Communicate any updates to policy and procedure to senior managers within client organisations, and colleagues

  • Work with the Operations Director to develop client relationships and manage the Accounts Payable budget

  • Assist with major, high profile, complex and/or sensitive contracts


  • Leading pension scheme
  • 27 days holidays + bank holidays
  • Lease car scheme
  • Salary sacrifice

The ideal candidate would come from a public sector background.

To discuss the above candidates or any others registered with Venn Group please do not hesitate to get in touch with Charlotte Dickinson or Olivia Beale on 0161 830 1830. Alternatively please send your up to date CV to cdickinson@venngroup.com.