Role

The Accounts Payable Manager is a key role in the Avenir Finance team ultimately responsible for the correct management of the AP function. They will be accountable for all postings to the PL, and managing cash flow. The role will encompass different Avenir brands and will be part of a team of 10, reporting directly to the Commercial Business Lead. The successful candidate would also manage a team of 2 AP Accountants

Responsibilities

- Ownership of the Accounts Payable and Payment cycles

- Management of the company’s credit card facilities

- Ensure postings to P/L & B/S are correct

- Confirm Intercompany recharges

- Oversight of bank account balances and preparation of cash flows

- Manage relationships with suppliers and employees in relation to expenses

- Review the AP ledgers including supplier account reconciliations

- Assisting in the calculation of the Freelancer accrual and reconciliation to hours worked

- Aiding the Audit process

- Review and approval of supplier contract agreements

- Plus any other ad-hoc tasks and projects, including cover for AP accountants

Candidate

The ideal candidate will ideally have:

  • Experience in media and advertising sectors
  • Good working knowledge of Maconomy
  • Must have managed a team
  • Customer-centric outlook
  • Excellent competency in Excel

Benefits

As well as the basic salary, great social events and a culture of continual learning, our competitive benefits package* includes:

  • Employer pension contribution
  • Private medical insurance (for you and your family)
  • Death in Service
  • Critical Illness
  • Income Protection
  • Travel insurance (for you and your family)
  • An annual ‘wellness’ benefit after one year’s service
  • Paid sabbaticals after 5 years’ service

*Benefits are contingent on successful completion of probation period

AVENIR GLOBAL

AVENIR GLOBAL is a Montreal-based holding and management company with an active operations mindset and a hands-on approach to all its investments. A global powerhouse of specialist communications firms, AVENIR GLOBAL has 1,000 staff and offices in 22 locations across Canada, the U.S., Europe and the Middle East, and ranks among the top 15 largest communication firms in the world.  

In Canada, AVENIR GLOBAL owns NATIONAL Public Relations, the country’s leading public relations firm, servicing clients across a wide range of sectors, which includes NATIONAL Capital Markets, the industry’s foremost investor relations and financial services practice.

In the United States, AVENIR GLOBAL owns SHIFT Communications, a data-driven integrated communications agency; and the public relations and communication company Padilla, which includes the brand consultancy Joe Smith, the food and nutrition experts at FoodMinds and the research authorities at SMS Research Advisors.

In Europe, AVENIR GLOBAL owns the London-based strategic communications consultancy Madano and Hanover, one of the EMEA’s leading strategic communications and public affairs consultancies, with offices in London, Brussels, Dublin, Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Hanover Group also includes creative communications agency The Playbook. The AVENIR GLOBAL network also includes healthcare specialists AXON Communications, with offices in Toronto, the U.S, the U.K. and Europe and healthcare creative agency Cherry, based in London.   

AVENIR GLOBAL is owned by RES PUBLICA Consulting Group.

Equal Opportunities

AVENIR GLOBAL is committed to a policy of equal opportunities and non-discrimination. At all times we aim to recruit, develop and promote the very best people, basing judgment solely on suitability for the job. We particularly encourage applications from those who associate as neurodiverse, those who have a disability, come from ethnic minority backgrounds or those from the LGBTQ+ community.

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This role is paying up to £35,000 per annum. If you are interested in applying for this role, please send a copy of your CV to [email protected]

AXON

AXON is a global healthcare communications agency that ignites change in healthcare. Through the power of life-changing communications, we contribute to medical advances that improve lives. At the core of every scientific innovation and advancement, there is a simple and compelling story to be told. We know how to tell that story, how to use the right tools to reach the right audiences at the right time, to provoke meaningful change.

We specialize in advising clients on medical affairs, clinical studies, real-world evidence, marketing, advocacy, and communications, all underpinned by insights and creative strategy. AXON has an international reach, with offices in Copenhagen, London, New York, and Toronto, and a worldwide affiliate network. Established in 2002, we have a deep heritage and expertise in healthcare strategy and communication, and we continue to learn and grow in the fast-changing healthcare sphere. AXON is proudly an AVENIR GLOBAL company.

Equal Opportunities

AXON is committed to a policy of equal opportunities and non-discrimination. At all times we aim to recruit, develop and promote the very best people, basing judgment solely on suitability for the job. We particularly encourage applications from those who associate as neurodiverse, those who have a disability, come from ethnic minority backgrounds or those from the LGBTQ+ community.

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If you are interested in applying for this role, please send a copy of your CV to [email protected] or complete the form below.