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Accounts Payable Manager

Job Overview

As the Accounts Payable Manager you will be responsible for leading, managing and motivating the Accounts Payable team and be accountable for the accurate and timely processing of all supplier invoices; ensure they are paid in accordance to terms.  Establish and maintain relationships with key members of the business with effective communication with all contacts

Key Responsibilities

  • Drive an efficient and collaborative team
  • Ensure the workflow of all documentation through the purchase ledger is carried out in line with company procedure
  • Act as point of contact for complex queries
  • Ensure day to day queries are dealt with in a timely and effect manner. 
  • Ensure accurate coding of invoices and correct treatment of GST & use of meaningful narratives
  • Ensure supplier payment terms & business SLAs are adhered to
  • Accurate processing of payment runs, including Suppliers, Home Stay, Student Refunds and OSHC
  • Investigate variances and anomalies identified through the payment process
  • Perform regular Trade Creditor reviews; ensure debit balances and queries are resolved in a timely manner
  • Understand Agresso workflow to ensure accurate routing of invoices & maintenance of invoice approvers
  • Work closely with Shared Services Manager to prioritise payments in line with company cash flow
  • Ensure Student payment SLAs are adhered to
  • Managing / prioritising work load of AP officers
  • Month End AP reconciliations and reporting
  • Month end reporting, planning and forecasting

Capabilities and Experience required

  • Accounting and/or financial training/background
  • Minimum 5 years AP experience, of which 1-2 years at management level
  • Advanced Microsoft office capability: Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Analytical mindset to assist with reports and projects

How to apply

For more information please contact Gemma Barber at

Organisational compliance

Study Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students, and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same dedication. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the role, including checks with past employers, an Enhanced Check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and overseas criminal records if appropriate.

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What does a role at Study Group mean?


We are a unique business within the sector, giving our people a completely different working experience.


We have a large global network and encourage collaboration across the whole business. We work with a number of partners across the network including top tier universities.


We encourage innovation throughout our Centres, ensuring that our students are given an interactive, student centred, and creative, tailor-made learning experience. Our people are given an autonomy within their roles that is rarely seen within the industry.


We believe in continuous professional and personal development, and take pride in offering our staff ample opportunity to achieve their goals. Utilising our large organisational infrastructure, across our different brands, we invite our people to gain valuable experience, and maximise all the exciting tools available to help develop their career.