Immediate-Start Accounts Payable Assistant

Agora Talent Ltd
24000.00 - 25000.00 GBP Annual
21 Mar 2019
28 Mar 2019
Job role
Accounts payable
Contract type
Full time

Please only apply to this role if you are immediately avaialble or on less than 2 weeks notice & can commute to West London.

This is a contract role (9 month FTC) but with the opportunity for it to go permanent.

A leading consumer business in West London are recruiting an AP Assistant to join their finance team on a 9 month FTC (with the possibility it could become a permanent role).

Reporting to the Accounts Payable Supervisor, the AP Assistant will be responsible for paying our internal and external vendors on a timely and accurate basis. Input invoices on a daily basis to ensure all weekly and monthly deadlines are met. Resolve day to day queries in a professional manner by interacting with customers. Perform the day to day Accounts Payable responsibilities.

In this role, you will...

  • Processing & coding a high volume of invoices weekly (over 1000 per week)
  • Posting invoices accurately to weekly and monthly deadlines
  • Ensure timely and accurate filing of documents
  • Resolve all queries in a timely manner
  • Distribution of invoices across the business
  • Reconcile supplier statements
  • Timely and accurate delivery of payment cycle for suppliers
  • Ensure discounted invoices are paid in a timely manner
  • Preparing and running the weekly supplier payment runs
  • Sending payment runs via BACs
  • Reconciling open items for monthly deadlines
  • Ensure correct authorisations are obtained
  • Liaising with cost centre managers within the business
  • Enhance communication with vendors and customers
  • Maintain relationship with Management Accounts and Banking Team for all accounting deadlines
  • Daily administrative duties including post.
  • Processing European invoices against country guide lines.

Key Experience/Requirements...

  • Minimum 2 years Accounts Payable experience
  • Computer literate (Financial systems knowledge plus intermediate excel skills)
  • The ability to work to targets, achieving objectives and meeting deadlines
  • Attention to detail, accurate when working under pressure and to deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills, able to build relationships with other departments
  • Ability to multi task, solve problems and take responsibility for resolution
  • Possess a positive approach to change.
  • Oracle experience preferred.
  • Electronic Invoice scanning

Please only apply to this role if you are immediately available or on less than 2 weeks notice.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respons to every application and therefore only successful applicants will be contacted.

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