Accounts Payable Service Manager - Military veterans preferred

National Grid (https:\\
Defense Contracting


  full-time   employee

CV34 6DA
United Kingdom

What you'll get

A competitive salary between £47,000 – £57,000 – dependent on capability

As well as your base salary, you will receive a bonus of up to 15% of your salary for stretch performance and a competitive contributory pension scheme where we will double match your contribution to a maximum company contribution of 12%. You will also have access to a number of flexible benefits such as a share incentive plan, salary sacrifice car and technology schemes, support via employee assistance lines and matched charity giving to name a few.

About us

We are National Grid, and we are at the heart of energy. From heating homes to making sure businesses fire on all cylinders, we’re using our engineering excellence to connect people and the planet. We’re also looking to the future – innovating, inventing, and transforming – to make possible the energy systems of tomorrow. And that’s why there’s never been a more exciting time to join us and help us to make a difference to people’s lives every day.

About the role

In excess of 190,000 invoices are received from third party suppliers to National Grid each year and processed through the Accounts Payable service managed by UK Business Services Purchase to Pay function. Processing and paying the supplier invoices effectively is essential in ensuring the accurate recording of costs incurred by the business and the prompt payment of National Grid’s suppliers.


The Accounts Payable Service Manager is responsible for the delivery of Accounts Payable services within the Purchase to Pay end to end business process to National Grid’s internal customers and external suppliers whilst ensuring compliance to key business controls.


Working with key stakeholders, the Accounts Payable Service Manager will be key to supporting development and enduring improvements to the ‘I want to buy’ Customer Journey, reviewing, developing and continuously improving the AP processes to provide customers with an effective and efficient high quality accounts payable service.

About you

  • Previous Accounts Payable experience
  • Experience of managing key control and working within SOX environment
  • Accounts Payable relevant SAP expertise
  • Proficient use of business systems (workflow)
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Degree qualified or equivalent and ideally you will have a Purchasing or Finance professional qualification

Who are we

At National Grid, we don’t just ask our people to deliver to the highest standards. We also support them to be the best they can be. We welcome and encourage applicants with diverse experiences and backgrounds. National Grid’s ambition is to drive, develop and operate our business in a way that results in a more inclusive culture. We are committed to building a workforce which represents the communities we serve and a working environment in which each individual feels respected, fairly treated, valued and able to reach their full potential.

Closing date

26th January 2019