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Accounts Payable Manager

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Why Superdrug?

Passionate about Beauty and Health? Want to be part of an innovative, trend setting retailer? Our vibrant Head Office, based by East Croydon station is a fantastic environment filled with hundreds of brilliant personalities.
We’re a team that puts our customers and our teams at the heart of everything we do. At Superdrug, we aim to be the best in accessible health & beauty, loved by our customers for value, choice, friendly advice, service and fun.

Our success comes from our people – they make the difference. We’re all about personality, we have fun, and we work hard to deliver That Superdrug feeling.

Here's the exciting bit…a day includes

Ensure all invoice queries are resolved in a timely manner, encouraging the team to problem solve and engage with the wider business and suppliers as required.
Ensure all AP activities such as invoice processing, statement reconciliations, balance sheet reconciliations, month end processes as an example are controlled and performed timely
Managing electronic invoicing issues and resolutions with IT to minimize disruption to the business
Be prepared to assess current processes and make improvements to achieve efficiencies
Establish and maintain effective controls over payment runs to suppliers, including BACs and online banking platforms
Daily management of team workload and ensuring continual training and improvements where required
Delivery of a first-class customer service to internal and external customers

This job is a good fit for you if:
You enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and facing new challenges
You know you add value through process improvement, compliance to controls and documented procedures
You have developed the ability to deliver to SLAs and understand importance of and can develop and deliver KPIs
You are confident to challenge and implement change, as well as the ability to empower and engage with your team
You understand how to develop and mentor AP Administrators, managing clear objectives, providing career planning and coaching
You are motivated by being part of a large finance team and working collaboratively to deliver objectives
You get satisfaction though working together to make a difference

What you’ll need:
You will need to be organized and self-motivated to achieve deliverables
Experience of Payment Reporting Analysis and submission
You will have experience of working in a retail organisation ideally and have experience of working within a Shared Service function within Finance
You will have great Excel skills using the ability to analyse data regularly
You will have working knowledge of Oracle
Leadership skills with a naturally inquisitive approach and are driven by task delivery and process improvement
You have solid experience, over 5 years, in leading an Accounts Payable team and this will have equipped you to develop and motivate a team of 6.


Here's what's in it for you

33 days holiday rising to 38 days with length of service (inclusive of bank holidays)
Being part of more! We are part of a group who work closely with Savers, The Perfume Shop and Three UK.

We are part of A.S. Watson Group, the world's largest international health and beauty retailer with over 15,700 stores in 25 markets!
2 staff discount codes for yourself and a family member or friend
30% discount on Superdrug Own Brand Products both in store and online
Currently we are working from home in line with government guidelines When we are able  you will be working in a stylish, modern and collaborative office close to East Croydon Station
Company pension matching and bonus
Unrivalled Learning and Development programmes
Come and be part of something special.
Hours: 37.5 | 9.00am - 5.30pm



Superdrug Head Office,51 Sydenham Road,CROYDON,CR0 2EU


Apply now to become part of more

By joining us, you will be part of More than just a health and beauty retail group. You’ll become part of an organisation which is well-recognised all over the world.