Controls Team Leader

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Location:West Midlands

A vacancy has arisen within the Accounts Payable department in Birmingham SSC, for a full time Controls Team Leader.

The Team Leader position is responsible for a team of three overseeing the delivery of departmental and operational metrics & controls and responsible for the completion and accurate maintenance of all process documentation.


  • Ability to work under pressure in a dynamic team.
  • Responsible for ensuring all invoices related to Direct Debits (DD) are posted
    within 30 days of the DD being taken.
  • Responsible for the debit balance process, actively chase down refunds with the
    vendors, to clear the aged creditor ledger.
  • Ensuring all supplier statements are reconciled and that any highlighted issues
    or discrepancies are pro-actively managed on a regular basis.
  • Reconcile sub ledgers monthly, highlight any reconciling items and action
  • Manage GRNI and Open PO process, investigate any aged receipts or POs.
  • Maintain a strong control framework, in line with agreed SOX controls & best
  • Work with procurement as appropriate but particularly around master data
    management & PO compliance.
  • Consistently identify areas of process improvement Flexible approach and adaptable to a changing working environment.

Personal skills should include:

  • Experience in an Accounts Payable and Shared Service Centre environment.
  • Min 5 years Accounts Payable experience.
  • Strong technical experience.
  • Able to demonstrate strong operational control and process knowledge.
  • Resilient & hard-working and works well in a change environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the confidence to deal with people at all levels.
  • Able to demonstrate strong operational control and process knowledge.
  • Ability to manage own workload and prioritise effectively & to work to and
    meet deadlines.

We offer:

  • A competitive salary
  • Final Salary Pension Scheme
  • Generous leave entitlement
  • Generous employee benefits package, including attractive corporate discounts
  • Training and development opportunitiesWe fully support a healthy work/life balance and have a free, confidential Employee Assistance Programme to promote well-being.

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