Accounts Payable Clerk

18 Feb 2019
08 Mar 2019
Job role
Accounts payable
Contract type
Full time
Feeling uninspired at work?

Are you up for the challenge of working with a growing UK wide civil engineering contractor?

Randstad CPE currently have an exciting opportunity for an ambitious Accounts Payable Assistant with experience in the civil engineering/construction industry (desirable) to get involved with a reputable contractor on a permanent basis. This role will be based in the central belt of Scotland.

This is a massive opportunity for any potential candidate. As well as being on board with a forward thinking main contractor, which will look great on any CV, you will be rewarded with a competitive salary and an attractive benefits package.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

• High volume invoice clearing

• Pro–actively manage and resolve queries from internal and external contacts in line with our service principles (see below)

• Process expenses to a tight deadline

• Manage payment runs in an accurate and timely manner

• Work closely with the commercial team to ensure a smooth and seamless service

• Develop close working relationships with internal customers to fully understand the business as well as establish a credible and effective network of contacts

• Demonstrate a keen interest in process and system improvements by both suggesting and working to deliver improved efficiency

• Attend departmental and supplier meetings as required

• Assist senior management and other finance team members as requested

Qualifications and Experience Essential:

• Proven experience of working within an accounts payable / purchase ledger department

* Strong system skills with a previous experience of mainstream accounting systems

Must have worked in a busy office environment

• Computer literate in Microsoft Office applications


• Previous experience in a fast growing construction company

* Experience working with COINS


* Excellent organisational skills with the ability to balance competing priorities and workloads

• Relationship management skills that enable you to work with people at all levels and across diverse nationalities

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Ability to remain calm under pressure

• Adaptable and flexible in approach to work required

• Willingness and ability to work as a member of a team

• Application to detail and presentation

• Commercially and financially astute

To find out more about the role and to apply then call Paul Logan on (phone number removed) or (phone number removed) or alternatively send an up to date C.V

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business

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