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Accounts Payable Supervisor

Job Description

Team Recruitment are looking to source an Accounts Payable Supervisor on a permanent basis for a drilling client in Aberdeen.

Job Purpose

Manage a team of AP Accountants processing payments to vendors. Continually monitor the Accounts Payable processes for potential improvements to ongoing operations and business support functions

Primary Responsibilities

  • Supervise/lead the weekly vendor payment runs; review of payment proposal before uploading to the bank system.
  • Be as first point of escalation resolution; to administer relevant system resolution where required in an efficient manner and be the link between Accounts Payable and the business to resolve ongoing issues.
  • Day to day assistance of escalated queries in Invoice Processing Team
  • Proactively manage the workload of the Invoice Processing Team in coordination to ensure KPIs are met.
  • Lead, motivate and develop the third-party Invoice Processing Team
  • Contribute to the effective implementation of processes and procedures within Invoice Processing area, maintaining up to date process notes.
  • Be able to assist AP Manager during regular team meetings.
  • Support the accrual validation process when required.
  • Review important SOAs and supplier reconciliation statements.
  • Checking daily mailbox inflow for critical issues
  • Provide coaching and feedback to teammates and evaluate their performances.
  • Review of PO's receipted not vouchered, highlight issues and work towards resolution.
  • Coordinates with locations queries of Supply Chain issues related to PO receipt or revision/resolution of match exception reports.
  • Assist ERP on enhancing the AP module or communicating AP needs.
  • Support external and internal audit data gathering requirements.
  • Respond to ad-hoc queries from other departments.
Desired Qualities / Qualifications


  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in AP and general accounting.
  • Experience as an AP Supervisor preferred.
  • Knowledge of GAAP
  • Knowledge of relevant computer applications, ideally an ERP system
  • Proficient with MS Word and Excel experience
  • Industry knowledge preferred.


  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to manage confidential information in a discreet and professional manner.
  • Eye for detail, accuracy is imperative.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Good organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to be an effective team member and display initiative.
  • Conversant with internal control
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    Sophie McClean

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