Accounts Payable Team Lead

Number of employees

3800

London, UK, United Kingdom

Posted on: 2024-03-12

Category: energy

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Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:

Intermediate

Salary

Salary not provided

About the company:

We're on a mission to make a big green dent in the universe by building a truly sustainable energy system globally.

That means making power greener, smarter, and more affordable for everyone.

We put customers at the heart of everything we do: with always-fair prices, transparency and outrageous customer service.

We drive system change: with transformative tech to make renewable energy the norm and end global reliance on fossil fuels.

Octopus Energy Group is made up of 10 businesses spanning 6 countries across 3 continents, including: Octopus Energy Retail, Kraken Technologies, Octopus Energy Generation, Kraken Flex, Octopus Electric Vehicles, and the Octopus Centre for Net Zero. More on OEG @ octopusenergy.group

We're looking for a highly motivated accounts payable specialist, to join our fast paced and growing Finance team as an Accounts Payable Team Lead. The role is responsible for ensuring accurate and timely processing of invoices and dealing with internal and external customers.

Reporting into our Accounts Payable Manager you will have progression within the team and we will support your growth and qualifications too!  

What you'll do

  • Support a team of accounts payable specialists 
  • Review of invoices, expenses, payments runs and creditor creations
  • Ensure scheduled payments including GL allocations are correct and adhered to
  • Delegate queries and tasks to relevant team members
  • Support with any stakeholder escalations
  • Help with adhoc general finance admin within the team
  • What you'll need

  • A degree in accounting, finance or equivalent with a 2:1 or finance or accounting experience
  • Previous experience working in within the energy industry is ideal but not essential
  • Good tech skills particularly with Excel
  • To be target and deadline oriented, able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • To be a real team player
  • A passion or interest in our role and mission at Octopus - Our mission in energy and decarbonisation is real and we are all passionate about making it happen - you will find your colleagues share that passion
  • Why else you'll love it here

  • Wondering what the salary for this role is? Just ask us! On a call with one of our recruiters it's something we always cover as we genuinely want to match your experience with the correct salary. The reason why we don't advertise is because we honestly have a degree of flexibility and would never want salary to be a reason why someone doesn't apply to Octopus - what's more important to us is finding the right octofit!
  • Octopus Energy is a unique culture. An organisation where people learn, decide, and build quicker. Where people work with autonomy, alongside a wide range of amazing co-owners, on projects that break new ground. We want your hard work to be rewarded with perks you actually care about! We won best company to work for in 2022, on Glassdoor we were voted 50 best places to work in 2022 and our Group CEO, Greg has recorded a podcast about our culture and how we empower our people. We’ve also been placed in the top 10 companies for senior leadership
  • Visit our UK perks hub - Octopus Employee Benefits
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