Accounts Payable Manager

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Hello, we’re Bulb. The energy company. Bulb is currently in special administration. We’re operating as normal and hiring important roles to help us meet our mission during this time. We power over one million homes with green energy and are here to help people lower their energy bills and cut carbon emissions.  We’re an accredited Living Wage Employer and certified B Corp. Current Bulb benefits – from private healthcare to holiday – will continue to be offered to new team members who join during special administration. 

We are looking for someone who will lead and manage our Accounts Payable. This role will look to review and refine our existing PTP processes and will work closely with key stakeholders across the business. This is a great opportunity for an individual looking to move into a broad and expanded role within a fast-paced environment. 

Key responsibilitiesTake ownership of Bulb’s accounts payable process which spans multiple currencies across Bulb’s UK and US businesses Oversee routine department activities, such as approving supplier payments and employee expenses, ensuring that they are paid accurately and on timeMaintain accurate and complete supplier records Build and maintain relationships with suppliers and key stakeholders across Bulb.Manage a team of 3 to 4 accounts payable professionalsWork closely with Bulb’s Special Administrator’s payments and supplier management teams 

Must have skills Previous experience within accounts payablePrevious management experienceStrong critical thinking and attention to detailProblem solver and the ability to multitask, prioritise and manage time effectivelyExperience using Microsoft Office packages, especially Excel or Google Sheets

Nice to have skills (but not essential)Experience working in large organisation and prior experience working in energy or utilitiesExperience working with high volume of transactions in industries such as energy retailExperience working in a fast paced start-up environmentExperience with DocuPeak and Netsuite

BenefitsCompetitive salary25 days holiday + 8 days bank holidays + the chance to buy an additional week of holidayEnhanced parental leavePrivate healthcareCycle to work schemeFree porridge, coffee, fruit and snacks throughout the day

Diversity & InclusionWe believe diversity is important at all levels. You’re welcome at Bulb wherever you’re from and whoever you are. We believe we need a diverse team to achieve our mission. It takes people from all horizons to shake and disrupt the energy industry. We also believe a diverse team better reflects our diverse member base and helps us build better products. Research has shown that some groups, for instance women, self-nominate on application at a lower rate than men. We encourage everyone who is interested in the role to apply - even if you’re not ready now you’ll have the opportunity to receive feedback on which skills you should grow to become a strong future candidate. You can read our D&I blog here.

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