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Accounts Payable Team Leader

Date Posted: 16-May-2023

Location: Crewe, GB

Company: Bentley Motors Ltd


Role: Accounts Payable Team Lead

Contract: Permanent

Location: Crewe Campus, UK with flexible hybrid working



Join Bentley Motors as we embark on the most transformative phase in Bentley’s history

Bentley Motors is transforming, combining a world of luxury and progressive technology to embrace an electrified future - becoming completely carbon neutral and having 100% Battery Electric Vehicle offering by 2030.


Our Campus

Our Campus, located in Crewe, Cheshire is going through its own transformation and offers unrivalled facilities including green space, free parking, an onsite restaurant, coffee shop and onsite gym.



As an Accounts Payable Lead you’ll own the Accounts Payable Process, providing advice to the business and our suppliers, as well as resolving issues that arise.  Our Accounts Payable team processes approximately 250,000 invoices annually through this process and given the volume, it’ll be the Accounts Payable Lead’s responsibility to drive continuous improvement by identifying and implementing changes to the Accounts Payable Process.


This position will have the responsibility of leading a team of 9 people. It’ll be up to the Accounts Payable Lead to set them up for success, by supporting their personal development. 



  • To lead the Accounts Payable Team and support the Team in their personal development
  • To identify improvements to the Accounts Payable Process and to implement any changes
  • Responsibility for the Accounts Payable Process – providing advice to the business and suppliers and resolving issues in the process
  • To ensure that suppliers are paid within their agreed terms of payment
  • To perform, and ensure compliance to, supplier bank account verification checks
  • Generation of department and invoice statistics for review with the Accounts Payable Manager
  • Preparation of weekly payment runs in multiple currencies



The successful candidate will have 2+ years of experience in the role of an Accounts Payable Team Leader.


  • Demonstrable experience of leading a team
  • Experience of high volume processing with multiple currencies
  • Ability to work on own initiative and make decisions
  • Evidence of dealing with colleagues at all levels in a Company
  • Evidence of leading a team through periods of process and systems changes
  • Experienced in automated 3 way match process, manufacturing background is desirable




In addition to a competitive salary, you will have access to the following benefits: 


  • Flexible working hours
  • Hybrid working options
  • Access to a subsidised private medical scheme
  • Optional car lease scheme with access to VW group cars (VW, Seat, Skoda, Audi)
  • 35 days’ holiday inclusive of bank holidays
  • 10% pension contribution with life assurance benefits
  • Discretionary annual bonus scheme
  • Study support opportunities
  • Paid volunteering days  


Closing date is Wednesday 31st May 2023