Accounts Payable Team Leader

Accounts Payable Team Leader Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Accounts Payable Team Leader to join our team.


  • Willingly provides relevant information relating to financial and commercial matters to internal customers/stakeholders;
  • Inputs invoices, credit notes, payments and undertakes ledger maintenance;
  • Carry out month end procedures and ensure the ledgers are reconciled and posted correctly;
  • Identify team training needs;
  • Reviews intercompany invoices and payments, liaises with internal departments, associated Liebherr companies and management as required;
  • Ensuring invoices are processed in a timely manner;
  • Develops a rapport with third parties as and when required so as to be able to support the effective implementation of creditor policies;
  • Controls and manages internal reporting timetables for month end close processes;
  • Reviews and prepares payment proposals and bi-monthly settlement of liabilities via manual cheques, BACS and other e-banking software;
  • Develop and review processes and controls for the Accounts Payable function;
  • Ensure all queries are dealt with and escalated where necessary;
  • Works beyond the roles boundaries so as to be able to support the whole function as and when required;
  • Manages the Company’s Accounts Payable function; third party, intercompany and staff expenses payments;
  • Process all supplier payments in line with agreed terms;
  • Highlights important issues to departmental managers as necessary.


  • Experience of working with multiple entities and multiple currencies;
  • Embraces change, with a ‘can do’ attitude;
  • Be able to work effectively to meet deadlines;
  • Experience/knowledge in one or more process areas e.g. Accounts Payable or Travel & Expenses;
  • Identifies and solves problems to ensure efficient and effective running of AP processes;
  • Attention to detail with a commitment to high quality and accuracy;
  • Understands one’s customers and uses that insight to provide value;
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced dynamic environment successfully managing multiple tasks & priorities;
  • Ability to learn quickly, adapt to in-house systems and suggest improvements.