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Accounts Payable Manager - Lead

Job Title:  Accounts Payable Manager - Lead

Location:  Blakes Cross, Lusk, Co. Dublin

Ref:    AEF025

Ace Express have adopted lean philosophies over the last 18 months as a strategic decision in order to facilitate growth and expansion.  To this effect, there is now a requirement for finance professionals, who are looking for an opportunity to gain relevant industry experience across the accounts payable work stream.  This role will report directly to the Chief Finance Officer and will lead a team of finance staff to support the finance function in a busy finance function environment.
The AP Manager will be responsible with the proper processing of invoices and prompt payment of supplier accounts within standard polices reflective of the company’s credit limits and credit terms. The role holder shall work alongside staff at all levels across the organisation to assure timely and accurate invoice processing procedures. The AP Manager will at times be required to interface with operational managers and occasionally with the Senior Leadership Team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Ensure timely payment of monies due by the company
• Ensure timely and accurate processing of invoices
• Manage cash application making sure all cash payments are applied properly
• Produce an accurate cash flow of outgoing payments for month cash flow meetings
• Make recommendations and suggestions to improve quality of invoice processing procedures and look for ways to streamline and improve efficiencies
• Responsible for producing weekly reporting of invoicing totals / aging totals / cash payments / invoice adjustments / customer statement reconciliations
• Manage a small team of 2-3 staff members, ensuring that their day to day work is carried out to a high standard and deliverables are met on time.
• Preparation and analysis of the cost of sales accrual
• Reconciliation of contra and netting accounts
• Assist with bank reconciliations
• Be responsible for the payment of claims in a timely manner
• Responsible for monthly reconciliation of the VAT Returns for UK and Ireland
• Reconciliation and submission of other tax returns to Revenue and HMRC
• Effectively manage the AP email inbox and responding to queries in a timely manner
• Conform to all company polices and procedures inclusive of Health and Safety
• Take on additional adhoc projects and responsibilities as required from time to time



• 3rd Level qualification in business or finance or relevant industry experience
• Professional qualification and/ or membership of professional body


• 5 years + Accounts Payable experience in a busy AP environment
• At least 3 years min people management / supervisory experience


• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Strong analytical and numeracy skills
• Good Microsoft Office skills, in particular strong Excel skills
• Demonstrated experience with managing / supervising people
• Strong relationship management skills and a customer focus
• Dynamic & dedicated with proven levels of high conformance & performance
• Positive, Can Do attitude & ability to work as part of a team
• Computer Literate including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite
• Familiarity with ROS and HMRC websites
• Previous experience of ERP system would be an advantage but not essential.

Application Process:

To apply, please send a cover letter and CV to  Please insert job title in the subject line.

Closing date for applications is 23rd June 2018.

Ace Express Freight is an Equal Opportunities Employer

This job description is intended as a summary of the primary responsibilities and qualifications for this position. The job description is not intended as inclusive of all duties an individual in this position might be asked to perform or that may be required to do either now or in the future.


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