Accounts Payable Clerk

Guildford, Surrey
£22000 - £25000 per annum
04 Jan 2022
01 Feb 2022
JN -122021-4551515
Alex Smith
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

Our client is looking for an Accounts Payable Clerk to join their Accountancy team in Guildford on a temp to perm basis

Client Details

Our client, a well known & growing business based in Guildford is looking for an Accounts Payable Clerk to join their Accountancy team on a temp to perm basis


Accounts Payable Clerk - Guildford

  • Regularly review supplier accounts which are in credit and work with the supplier to ensure credits are matched against invoices or a payment is made to clear the account.
  • Liaise and correspond with suppliers in order to resolve queries in respect of outstanding accounts, price discrepancies receipting issues, correct financial coding and authorisation requirements
  • Liaison with suppliers and trust managers to investigate and resolve written and telephone queries, often of a complex and sensitive nature
  • Run and review "housekeeping" reports on a weekly basis and take appropriate action where invoices to clear any issues
  • Action and resolve Non-PO invoice holds (re disputes, awaiting credit notes etc.) that have not been properly actioned by the requisitioner / Budget holder
  • Plan and organise own work schedule in conjunction with the Accounts Payable Supervisor to ensure all financial timetables are met
  • Work with the Accounts Payable Supervisor to identifying service improvements and make recommendations as appropriate.
  • Preparation of the weekly submission of the BACs Runs, RFT payments and cheque runs
  • Support the Accounts Payable Supervisor in keeping the supplier master file/coding list up to date
  • Check agency fee invoices match the fee schedule and investigate/resolve variances
  • Maintain an effective working relationship with the finance team and suppliers to ensure the delivery of a professional service and ensuring customer satisfaction.
  • Adopt a flexible work approach, this involves providing cover in the absence of other departmental staff and providing assistance at peak times
  • Fast and accurate input of information to financial and procurement systems and spreadsheets requiring keyboard work for most of the day
  • Acquire a working knowledge of systems and procedures within the department to enable cross cover of other roles


A successful candidate will have experience with the above & be available on short notice

Job Offer

Salary £22,000 - £25,000

Hybrid working

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