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Accounts Payable System Implementation Specialist

Published 03 April 2024
£45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Blaby, Leicestershire
Permanent
Job Starts: 3rd April 2024
Accountancy & Finance

Job Description

Accounts Payable System Implementation Specialist

Company Overview: We are thrilled to collaborate with a leading UK brand, recognised for its dedication to excellence and innovation in the retail sector. As their trusted external agency, we are supporting them in their quest for a skilled Accounts Payable System Implementation Specialist. This presents a unique opportunity to join a dynamic team and contribute to the refinement of financial processes within a well-established organisation.

Position Overview: As an Accounts Payable System Implementation Specialist, you will play a pivotal role in implementing and refining accounts payable systems to enhance efficiency and accuracy within the finance department. Collaborating closely with cross-functional teams, you will ensure seamless integration and functionality of financial systems, with a particular focus on exposure to Oracle, SAP, or Workday platforms.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the implementation of accounts payable software solutions, ensuring alignment with business requirements and objectives, with preferred exposure to Oracle, SAP, or Workday platforms.
  • Configure, customise, and rigorously test accounts payable systems to meet specific organisational needs.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders, including finance, IT, and procurement teams, to gather requirements and define project scope.
  • Develop and execute implementation plans, including timelines, milestones, and resource allocation.
  • Provide comprehensive training and support to end-users to facilitate the smooth adoption of new systems and processes.
  • Conduct thorough testing and troubleshooting to identify and resolve any issues or discrepancies.
  • Monitor system performance and functionality post-implementation, making recommendations for continuous improvement.
  • Stay updated on industry trends and best practices in accounts payable automation and technology.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, information technology, or a related field.
  • Proven experience (X years) in implementing accounts payable systems, with preferred exposure to Oracle, SAP, or Workday platforms, preferably within a similar industry or environment.
  • Strong understanding of accounts payable processes, including invoice processing, vendor management, and payment workflows.
  • Proficiency in accounts payable software and ERP systems (e.g., Oracle, SAP, Workday).
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to troubleshoot and resolve technical issues effectively.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate with diverse teams and stakeholders.
  • Detail-oriented with a commitment to accuracy and data integrity.
  • Project management experience is advantageous.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary up to £55,000
  • Fully office-based role
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Opportunities for professional development and growth within a leading UK retail brand
  • Dynamic and collaborative work environment

How to Apply: If you are passionate about optimising accounts payable processes and have preferred exposure to Oracle, SAP, or Workday platforms, we would love to hear from you!

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