Accounts Payable Specialist

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
15 Mar 2023
08 Apr 2023
The Ultra Finance function leads the budgeting and forecasting processes and supports the strategy process, as well as managing performance against budget. In addition, it ensures that effective financial controls are in operation in all businesses to ensure stewardship of the Group's assets. It ensures compliance with best professional standards, statutory financial requirements and fiscal provision and undertakes tax planning activities and ensure that the Group's tax reporting duties are discharged. It ensures that the Group has adequate long-term funding to meet the requirements of its Strategic Plan and supports M&A.

Wherever possible, we will consider a variety of working options to suit your lifestyle, whether that be hybrid home/office working, flexible working and part or full time employment. It's the 'innovating' and 'empowering' values that we ASPIRE to be. We welcome the challenge to work in new ways and have trust in you when getting the job done because we recognise, our business is our people.

The Accounts Payable Specialist provides support to the finance team and wider business with Accounts Payable query resolution, supplier statement reconciliations and master data management.

Key responsibilities:
  • Process supplier invoices
  • Resolve and manage invoice queries
  • Review all unallocated supplier payments and provide details on how to allocate the payments
  • Review and clear all supplier debit balances
  • Prepare monthly supplier statement reconciliations and provide our shared service centre with resolutions
  • Reconcile outstanding supplier invoices detailed on supplier statement to Goods Received Not Invoiced (GRNI) report.
  • Review Supplier Master data and ensure all contact details/VAT numbers etc... are up to date
  • Continuously challenge the way we work and actively identify areas of where change can improve the performance within Finance and in the way this department serves others in the company. Make the identified changes as quickly as practical. Participate in, and support, company-wide change initiatives
  • Other ad hoc duties as required

  • Self-starter with ability to work on your own initiative with minimal supervision.
  • Previous experience working in Accounts Payable
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Proficient user of Excel, Word, Database and IFS
  • A good communicator and team player
  • Experience of working in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience of long-term contract accounting and reporting

Every employee is critical to our success and as such we offer a range of flexible employee benefits along with career development opportunities.
  • Flexible working within core working hours
  • Early Finish on a Friday
  • 25 days holiday with the option to buy/sell 5 days plus bank holidays.
  • 4 times your annual salary in life assurance
  • Flexible benefits package (benefits such as, new car scheme, retail vouchers, gym discounts, health screening and more!)
  • Pension Scheme - Less than 5 years' service up to 5.5% employer contributions, 5 years' service + up to 7.5% employer contributions.
  • Sports and Social club
  • Supportive and friendly working environment with regular team events
Security Clearance:

Candidates must be eligible for SC Security Clearance

Here at Ultra we are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusivity. Underpinned by our values, behaviours and policies, we want you to feel empowered to be the best version of yourself. We also believe that people from different backgrounds and cultures will increase our diversity of thinking, ensuring we successfully deliver to our customers.

We therefore do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We also support requests for flexible working arrangements wherever possible.

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