Accounts Payable Manager

  • Finance
  • Manchester, United Kingdom

Accounts Payable Manager

Job description

We are a successful travel management company for the charity and academic communities and we’re proud and passionate about what we do.

We are currently looking for a talented and ambitious Accounts Payable Manager to provide ownership of the Accounts Payable function across both our Sage and in-house travel systems. The candidate we are searching for will have experience of effectively managing an Accounts Payable team in a similar fast-paced role and have a passion for delivering high quality service within a professional work environment. Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Driving the performance of a small AP team, including goal setting, performance measurement, appraisals and training
  • Responsibility for managing AP across multiple ledgers and entities in multiple currencies, ensuring full maintenance of supplier accounts
  • Working closely with the Group FC to deliver process improvements and efficiencies within the department
  • Developing appropriate controls over the end to end AP process
  • Managing the AP Helpdesk, ensuring an exceptionally high level of service
  • Responsibility for employee expenses, ensuring compliance with company policy


  • Substantial Accounts Payable management and managerial experience is essential
  • Specialist expertise and skill in maintaining established standards of quality and accuracy within a fast-paced environment
  • Strong Excel skills specifically pivot tables, lookups and IF/SUMIF formulas
  • Proven ability of working to high standards and guidelines and managing multiple projects
  • Strong reconciliation and expertise-based problem-solving skills

In return you’ll receive some fantastic benefits:

  • Salary circa £35k pending experience, plus performance related bonus.
  • 24.5 days holiday (plus bank holidays), rising to 25.5 days
  • Flexibility of hybrid work split between the office and home
  • Option to buy or sell annual leave days
  • Excellent opportunities for progression in a fast-growing company
  • Pension
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Private Healthcare
  • Life Assurance
  • Season ticket loan
  • Discounted staff travel
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Central Manchester offices

If you’re an experienced Accounts Payable Manager and meet the requirements above then please do get in touch. This is a full-time role and our hours are 8.45am - 5.30pm, Monday to Friday. Our office is based in Manchester City Centre and we are pleased to offer the flexibility to work from home up to 2 days per week following a successful probation period.

Welcome to Diversity Travel – We’re a leading travel management company for the charity and academic communities. We’re proud and passionate about what we do in helping our clients understand and save money on their travel and accommodation. We invite you to visit our company LinkedIn page to learn more about us and what we do.

We’re proud and passionate about what we do.

We embrace diversity and treat everyone with respect and trust.

We always look to improve our products, services and ourselves.

We keep the customer at the heart of everything we do.