Accounts Payable - Team Leader - Payables Processing
Colchester, England

Job Reference: CEX-FIN-10574

Location: Colchester, England

Closing Date: 13/12/2020

Department: Finance

Division: Global Support

As of the 5th October - we are still accepting applicants. 


The AP Team Lead (Payables Processing) will be responsible for ensuring all invoices are entered and processed in accordance with Informa’s policies and guidelines.

You must also ensure that the team conform to Informa’s standard operating procedures whilst providing an excellent level of service to all Informa suppliers and colleagues.

The role will be based in our Colchester SSC and will report into the Accounts Payable Manager (EU)


Position Requirements:

AP Processing

  • Manage invoice input queue and E-authoriser for SAP (EFS) rejections to ensure invoices are processed in a timely manner
  • Monitor invoices onblock and rejections – work with the Divisional teams to resolve the issues in a timely manner
  • Manage the payment request (PRF) process- review the weekly payment run and reject any requests which should be paid by invoice. Work with the Divisional teams to resolve any issues
  • Mentor and support the AP clerks to resolve escalated issues
  • Measure, monitor and report on performance of the team through metrics and key performance indicators
  • Work with Payments & MDM Team Leader to proactively identify and resolve invoice input issues

Audit and assurance:

  • Ownership of any internal and external audit findings and proposed resolutions. Report any key control weaknesses and proposed actions to mitigate
  • Perform RaCM tasks as required

Process Improvement:

  • Ensure standardisation is applied to all processes and proactively identify process/value improvement opportunities to the Global Process Team
  • Management reporting and analysis:
  • KPI stats and reporting for both internal metrics and external (regulatory) reporting


  • Several years Accounts Payable experience with previous experience in a senior / supervisory AP role
  • Proven experience of working in a multi-currency environment


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.