Accounts Payable Supervisor

Federations & Major Events
United Kingdom
Full Time
Competitive
23 / 08
Accounts Payable Supervisor at the Football Association 

Full description

The Football Association [The FA] is the not-for-profit governing body of football in England. It is responsible for promoting and developing every level of the game, from grassroots through to the professional game, and generates significant revenue to support investment into English football each year.

The FA oversees England international teams across men's, women's, youth and disability football, as well as running the National League System and FA Competitions including the Emirates FA Cup, Barclays FA Women's Super League, FA Women's Championship, and Vitality Women's FA Cup, and the world-class facilities of Wembley Stadium and St. George's Park, all with a purpose to Unite the Game and Inspire the Nation.

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The Role

  • Control and maintenance of all areas of the FA Group's payables ledgers
  • Ensure regular reporting on KPI's and identify areas of non-compliance with policy together with remediating actions
  • Supervision of the AP team
  • Identifying and leading change to improve existing processes and controls where appropriate

Key Accountabilities

  • Supervise, coordinate and review the payments at the proposed payment stage including:
  • Ensure all compliance requirements are met including payment practices reporting, specific supplier payment terms etc.
  • Supervise the AP ledgers
  • Own and communicate AP policies and processes to the business and suppliers
  • Establish and maintain key reports (KPI's, processing numbers, reporting on non-compliance with policies, statement reconciliations, debit balances etc.)
  • Monitor and report areas of non-compliance to budget holders and agree actions to resolve.
  • Review and resolve complex accounts through investigations with the business and the supplier.
  • Provide ad-hoc financial information as required.
  • Supervise and development of the Accounts Payable function including setting objectives, monitoring performance etc.
  • Build and manage the relationships with key stakeholders including: external suppliers, Procurement, Legal, Finance, IT, Commercial Business etc.
  • Lead process and control improvement changes where appropriate, including understanding interdependencies with other systems, processes etc.
  • Manage systems improvements and coordinate testing and training when new processes are rolled out
  • Executes additional tasks as required in order to meet FA Group changing priorities. The above list of job duties is not exclusive or exhaustive and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope and grading of the post.
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures to ensure the highest standards of health, safety and wellbeing can be maintained.
  • Execute additional tasks as required in order to meet FA Group changing priorities.
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures to ensure the highest standards of health, safety and wellbeing can be maintained.

What we are looking for

Essential

Experience

  • Experience of supervising an Accounts Payable team
  • Excellent level of customer service

Technical skills

  • Understanding of VAT
  • Experience of leading and developing a team
  • Building and managing strong relationships both internally and with external organisations
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Extensive experience of Excel and manipulation of data
  • Proficient skills in Microsoft Office
  • Sound commercial judgement
  • Strong organisational and prioritisation skills
  • Ability to manage change

Desirable

Knowledge/experience

  • Relevant finance qualification
  • Implementation of process improvements

Technical Skills

  • Experience of Proactis purchase to pay system
  • Experience of Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains

What we can offer you

  • An exciting and challenging role within a changing, dynamic and world-renowned sports organisation.
  • Attractive benefits and a competitive salary.

Please be aware that unless you are on a homebased contract, your contract with The FA will specify a fixed location of either Wembley Stadium, St. George's Park or our Processing Centre.

We currently work within a hybrid working model whereby the expectation is to work from your contractual location for part of the week, and as and when required by the team. The remaining days can be worked remotely. We will continue to monitor this model and it may be adjusted in future if deemed necessary.

The Football Association Group promotes inclusion and diversity, and welcomes applications from everyone. If you have any particular requirements in respect of the recruitment or interview process please mention this in your application.

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