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Accounts Payable Supervisor

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
St Leonards on sea
£28,407 to £34,581 pro rata, per annum
Closing date
24 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust is looking for an experienced and enthusiastic person to join our dedicated team of Finance professionals. We are looking for a highly motivated Accounts Payable Supervisor to join our team.

You will be a self-motivated, pro-active individual with a positive attitude and excellent communication skills. You will be able to successfully supervise and assist accounts payable team and department in accurately completing daily and monthly tasks.

Main duties of the job

This is a varied and challenging role in a complex and dynamic environment, and you will have the opportunity to support the key function within the Financial Services department. From daily monitoring of team performance to execution of weekly payment run, through to preparing working papers in support of the annual accounts.

About us

A wide range of staff benefits are available to our staff including staff development, enrolment in the NHS pension scheme, auto-enrolment to our Temporary Workforce Service, access to nurseries at EDGH and Conquest, staff restaurants and on-site staff accommodation.

In addition to an internal Occupational Health department, all staff also have access to free psychological support through our confidential Employee Assistance Programme which is available to staff 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Onsite parking is available from only �30 a year.

There has never been a better time to join East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust, submit your application today.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the job description attached.

If you have any questions about this position please do not hesitate to contact us.

Person Specification



  • Good level of general education including English and Maths
  • Evidence of continued professional development to degree level in relevant subject or equivalent level of knowledge and experience
  • AAT technician level or proven equivalent knowledge and experience
  • Additional specialist knowledge including purchase ledger and financial systems, to CCAB certificate / degree level or equivalent relevant experience


  • ECDL or alternative IT qualification
  • AAT Qualified



  • Minimum 2 years' experience in managing either sales or purchase ledger sections within a large organisation
  • Previous experience of supervising staff


  • 3 years' experience including management of purchase ledger
  • Financial Services experience within NHS or other Public Sector Finance body
  • Management of staff

Employer details

Employer name

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust


St Anne's

729 The Ridge

St Leonards on sea

TN37 7RD

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