Manager, Accounts Payable

With OneWeb, Youโ€™ll Get To:

  • Be part of the technology revolution in Space
  • Accelerate your career through fast paced experiential learning and executive-level exposure
  • Work with razor-sharp colleagues in a company where people come first

Who You Are: You have superior attention to detail, are inquisitive and analytical, a self-starter, system savvy and a team player. You are sparked by a fast pace and new challenges. Youโ€™re always looking for ways to improve and to make processes more efficient. ย ย You want to make a real difference in the world by revolutionizing technology in Space.ย 

What Youโ€™ll Do:

We are looking for a Manager, Accounts Payable to join our Finance team. This position will be responsible for leading, managing, and developing a high performing Accounts Payable team to manage Accounts Payable globally. Responsibilities include:

  • Lead the implementation of policies, procedures and KPIs for the Accounts Payable function, ensuring full compliance at all times.

  • Supporting the management of the supplier base and payment of invoices, in accordance with Group policies.

  • Ensure AP-related month-end close deadlines are met, including KPIs and all deliverables within the agreed timescales.

  • Ensure professional, valuable & consistent training, mentoring and performance management of your team which will contain four full-time members of staff in London.

  • Support the implementation of a new ERP system by being the subject matter expert in relation to AP issues.

  • Management of the invoice authorisation process.

  • Partnering with the business globally to help ensure timely resolution of supplier queries with budget holders.

  • Manage supplier relationships through prompt payment and reconciled account activity, provide problem and invoice resolution assistance to vendors and the business with tact and diplomacy.

  • Monthly supplier statement reconciliations, dealing with and resolving any account anomalies as they arise.

  • Regular review of aged creditors with the relevant members of the team and stakeholders in the business.

  • Liaising with stakeholders and other ad hoc tasks required by management relating to AP

What it Takes:

  • Ambitious and driven experienced people leader with significant experience leading a P2P function in a multi-national organisation.

  • Strong leadership skills, especially in influencing cross functional teams and developing people.

  • Strong integrative problem solver; able to create pragmatic, customer focused operational solutions that improve operating efficiency.

  • Working knowledge of IFRS.

  • Confident, highly organised, self-motivated individual with excellent attention to detail and a โ€˜can doโ€™ approach.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Be commercially minded with ability to partner and develop strong relationships.

  • Detailed knowledge of Accounting and IT systems.

  • Ability to identify problems and make decisions, taking appropriate action to resolve.

  • Excellent excel skills.

  • Ability to work efficiently with tight deadlines in a dynamic start-up environment.

  • High level of proactivity to drive continuous improvement.

What weโ€™d Love:

  • Experience in being the SME for Accounts Payable in an ERP implementation.

Where Youโ€™ll Be: Our London Office in White City with the option of working from home some of the week.

OneWeb is a global leader in connectivity from Space. We are building a constellation of Low Earth Orbit satellites with a network of global gateway stations and a range of user terminals to provide an affordable, fast, high-bandwidth and low-latency broadband communications services, connected to the IoT future and a pathway to 5G. Find out more at

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United Kingdom, London
Posted 2 months ago
Job offer closed
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