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  • Job reference: 921558
  • Location: Richmond upon Thames, London
  • Salary: GBP28000 - GBP35000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Finance, Purchase/Sales Ledger Manager & Supervisor
  • Date posted: 12/09/2018


Our client is a leading consultancy service to the pharmaceutical industry worldwide. They are looking for an experienced Accounts Payable Team Leader / Supervisor to join their offices in Richmond.

The day-to-day duties of this role will include line-managing a team of two, in addition to:

  • Managing and monitoring the performance of the accounts payable function
  • Overseeing work and leading the approval process
  • Liaising with the finance team and individuals from across the business
  • Ensuring the timely payment of suppliers and the resolution of any queries
  • Developing and documenting new processes to produce efficiencies
  • Providing guidance, support and development opportunities to team members
  • Helping to effectively resource the team within an environment of business growth
  • Supporting the financial accounting team and the wider finance team where additional capacity is required


This role would suit a highly professional, motivated and friendly individual with a proactive and positive attitude. Prior experience in a similar role, preferably working within an international group finance function, is essential, in addition to:

  • Strong numeracy skills and a logical approach to financial tasks
  • Experience of working with multiple currencies and companies within a network structure
  • Excellent attention to detail, and a passion for delivering accurate work in-line with agreed deadlines
  • A flexible approach when prioritizing work and multi-tasking
  • Brilliant written and verbal communication skills
  • A desire to provide excellent client service to our internal teams
  • Confidence, approachability and strong team working skills
  • Demonstrable experience of successfully managing and leading a team

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.