Location
Gloucester
Department
Finance
Advertising Salary
Competitive

About The Role

The Accounts Payable and Payroll Manager roles reports into the Financial Accountant and has responsibility for the day to day management of the Accounts Payable function as well as responsibility for the collation and coordination of the monthly payroll submission.

Accounts Payable 
  • Managing the Accounts Payable function to ensure timely processing of invoices, payments and query resolution;
  • Review of supplier and employee expenses payment runs, including weekly BACS payment runs and as hoc payments as required;
  • Managing two direct reports, offering mentorship where necessary, conducting annual appraisals, supporting performance development plans and assisting with queries;
  • Monthly processing invoices and reconciling finance lease and intercompany ledgers;
  • Work with other areas of the business including Procurement and HR to ensure new suppliers are onboarded efficiently and accurately.
Payroll
  • Collation of monthly payroll inputs for a payroll of approx 575 employee and submission to payroll bureau;
  • Working with HR team and Financial Accountant to check and reconcile monthly payroll to internal records and follow up discrepancies;
  • Resolution of queries raised by employees;
  • Assistance with preparation of annual P11D and PSA
Ad Hoc
  • Daily cashflow analysis, including review of bank statements, BACS payment reports and bank reconciliation;
  • Supporting system development and process improvements
  • Year end audit support
 
 

About You

  • Experience of managing small teams, preferably in an Accounts Payable or other related discipline
  • Experience of working in a supervisory role as well as a "hands-on" contributor
  • Good working knowledge of payroll legislation and processing
  • Strong financial accounting systems knowledge
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Driven and energetic individual with the ability to deal at all levels of the organisation
  • Ability to work autonomously and prioritise workload in alignment with the business priorities
  • Proactive team player and the the confidence to gain credibility across the business

About Us

Claranet combine pioneering technologies, practices, and expertise to propel our customers ambitions. Through a vibrant customer centric culture of collaboration, learning, and opportunity, we nurture a dynamic community of the best technology and service expertise spanning hybrid cloud, cybersecurity, networks, and unified communications. 

Founded in 1996, Claranet has evolved into a multi-disciplinary technology services provider with global reach. The company has annualised revenues of circa £400 million, over 6,500 customers, and more than 2,500 employees in nine countries. In the UK we have over 500 staff working in London, Gloucester, Warrington, Bristol, and Leeds, or as homeworkers.  

Claranet consistently appears in The Sunday Times Top Track 250 as one of the fastest growing privately-owned businesses in the UK. Our international success is driven by local service, out of local offices, using a mixture of local and international infrastructure, including hyperscaler clouds.

The aim of the Finance team at Claranet is to provide expert financial advisory and support services to the business underpinned by an effective control environment. This falls into three key areas: (1) Financial Business Services: Production of reporting to support and influence business decision making and overall management of the bi-annual Business Planning process; (2) Corporate Services: Development and management of an appropriate governance and risk management framework and the provision of information for Group Finance; (3) Financial Shared Services: Efficient provision of transactional and administrative business processes including related system development and stewardship of core data quality.

The Finance function is a professional environment and consists of the following functions; Financial & Management Accounting, Commercial Finance, Credit Control, Sales Support, Cancellations, Legal, Procurement & Compliance.  Most of the UK finance function is based in Gloucester although we have members of the team in London, Warrington and Leeds as well as several homeworkers.

We are a passionate and driven team with a vision to provide a high-level of service to the organisation.

We’re working on building an ever-improving company based on openness, diversity, collaboration, and empathy as our core values, a company that aims to be inclusive for the diverse group of people we get to work with, and where everyone supports each other and celebrates successes together. We want our people to feel engaged, comfortable, and healthy—and to know that they can belong here, no matter their story or background. If this resonates with you, then come and join us

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