Accounts Payable Supervisor

Location: Aberdeen


Other information: 40 hours per week

Salary: Competitive

Reference #: 129523

About the role:

William Wilson are currently looking to recruit an Accounts Payable Supervisor to join our Head Office in Aberdeen. You will be responsible for supervising a team of 4 Purchase Ledger Clerks as well as taking full ownership and responsibility of your own ledger.

You will also be responsible for:

  • Maintaining an efficient and accurate Accounts Payable function.
  • Dealing with telephone calls from suppliers and branches promoting excellent customer service, accuracy and teamwork.
  • Reconciliation of supplier statements.
  • Month-end routines including reconciliation of aged creditor listing.
  • Management of half-year and year-end reconciliation processes.
  • Processing of purchase invoices, credit notes and debit notes.
  • Be actively involved in the departmental training procedures including staff appraisal process and volunteer suggestions and information for improvement.
  • Attendance reporting and management including authorisation of staff holidays and ensuring adherence to the Company absence management procedures.
  • Allocation of cash for suppliers paid by BACS.
  • Management of proforma invoice process.
  • Addition of new suppliers and maintenance of existing supplier details.

What we are looking for:

  • Previous accounts payable experience.
  • Ability and confidence to deal directly with suppliers and resolve issues tactfully and quickly.
  • Ability and confidence to manage staff on a day to day basis.
  • We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with excellent communication skills.
  • A basic knowledge of excel.
  • Previous supervisory experience would be highly desirable.

About your development and benefits

We aim to unlock your potential and equip you with all the skills required to move to the next stage in your career with us. This all starts with your induction where you get to know us and our business and continues with relevant training and development. 

Our people get benefits including:

  • Pension plan
  • Holiday - 22 days
  • Staff discount

About William Wilson:

William Wilson and Northern Heating (a trading arm of William Wilson) are one of Scotland’s leading suppliers of plumbing, heating and bathroom supplies. Through our network of 21 trading locations and 15 bathroom showrooms, our aim is to have the right products in the right place at the right time.

No1 for renewable energy heating solutions in Scotland, we are committed to supporting The Government’s drive to not only protect the environment, but also to conserve the earth’s dwindling supplies of fossil fuels - coal, gas and oil. For many years we have promoted new technology in the heating industry. William Wilson is part of Wolseley UK, which is the UK operating company of Ferguson plc, the world’s largest specialist distributor of plumbing and heating products. We supply 1.1 million customers with 1 million products carefully sourced from approximately 52,000 suppliers.

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