Accounts Payable Manager

£55,000 - £60,000

Wednesday 03 Apr 2024

Ref: 1073

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Totum Partners is collaborating with a leading law firm to recruit an Accounts Payable Manager, overseeing a small team.



  • Manage accounts payable function and oversee team workload
  • Ensure compliance with financial controls and firm policies
  • Identify and implement process improvement opportunities
  • Engage with wider business for process enhancements and stakeholder feedback
  • Maintain high service levels and work quality
  • Supervise a team of 3 Accounts Payable assistants
  • Provide timely performance feedback, identify training needs, and support team
  • Allocate and monitor team tasks for timely completion
  • Monitor settlement of all accounts payable transactions
  • Resolve supplier and internal stakeholder queries promptly
  • Accurately input and post accounts payable transactions, including suppliers and Counsel fees
  • Process staff expenses through Concur



  •  Experience managing AP teams with at least three account payable assistants, preferably in a senior legal capacity
  •  Familiarity with Aderant or Elite (advantageous but not essential)
  •  Excellent organisation and time management skills
  •  Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines
  •  Stakeholder-focused with solid communication skills
  •  Proficiency in Excel


Equal Opportunities
As a responsible business, it is important that we represent the diversity of our people, our clients and our communities. We believe that the firms that thrive are those with the most diverse team; that's why we work so hard to source the best talent from the broadest pool possible. As an equal opportunities employer we strive to accommodate anyone who may have specific needs. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made during the selection process, please talk to a member of the recruitment team so that any required adjustments can be made in advance