Accounts Payable Analyst (Hybrid)

Reading, Berkshire
29 Jun 2022
06 Jul 2022
JN -062022-5663619
James Bateman
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

My client in Reading is on the look out for 2 Accounts Payable Analysts to join their team on long term temporary contracts. If you are immediately available or available on short notice and are interested in joining a global organisation then this could be a great opportunity for you!

Client Details

A global organisation who are linked to a number of well known brands! They are able to offer hybrid working, flexible hours as well as progression and development!


  • Drive Adherence to AP Standard Process for invoice processing to improve Paid on time metric through supplier statement reconciliation, with particular focus on legacy invoice matching to legacy good receipts and identifying where new PO's are required. Invoice processing is not required but coordinating that process with shared service provider will be daily.
  • Act as a business partner with IBM, inspiring trust and collaborate to influence service delivery of key P2P processes.
  • Independently contact and influence Key Stakeholders that are driving invoice holds to resolve exceptions to release invoice for payment.
  • Support supplier escalations that are received into retained team, liaising with IBM and Key stakeholders to drive resolution.
  • Provide support to all functions to resolve invoice holds both in MyBuy and SAP
  • Investigate root cause of exceptions and support stakeholders to be more proactive.
  • Align senior stakeholders on any significant changes required to unlock resolution to recurring issues driving invoice exceptions.
  • Provide weekly update of statement reconciliations completed and items resolved to AP manager
  • Ad Hoc cover of AP day to day tasks during busy periods as and when required.


  • Strong, confident self-starter, capable of working on various priorities at the same time and organising own actions and workload without the structure of day to day routine tasks. Also capable of flexing plans through busy periods to support AP team on other tasks when required.
  • Ability to cut through issues, identify route cause, generate solutions to eliminate future occurrences
  • Strong collaboration, relationship building skills inspiring trust through various cross functional business partners and suppliers to achieve objective of role.
  • Happy to drive day to day results with minimum supervision.
  • Strong communication skills, able to flex style to work and support people at various levels of knowledge and experience, including an offshore team
  • Good excel skills - confident with looks ups and pivots a minimum requirement.
  • Experience working with SAP is an advantage
  • Ability to create and support an inclusive environment and a healthy work/ life balance approach; working with a diverse group of people from different backgrounds

Job Offer

  • Fully remote/Hybrid working
  • Flexible hours
  • Contract extension/permanent opportunities
  • Modern offices
  • Enjoyable working culture

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