Accounts Payable Administrator

£25000 - £30000 per annum
18 Jun 2019
18 Jul 2019
Will Fairhurst
Job role
Accounts payable
Contract type
Part time

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a leading, FTSE 250 investment platform as an Accounts Payable Administrator. This role sits within the coporate accountancy team. The role offers the opportunity to work within a renowned company with a great culture.

Client Details

A FTSE 250 financial services firm - a leading independent investment platform. This role sits in their ideally located City of London/Central London office.


Duties of the Accounts Payable Administrator:

  • processing a high volume of invoices using the accounting system Navision, Excel, and processing payments on Bankline;

  • dealing with staff expenses and company credit cards;

  • raising and processing payment requests via cheque, chaps and bacs;

  • double entry bookkeeping of invoices in the accounting system, including on the prepayments basis where relevant;

  • scanning and filing invoices;

  • liaising with vendors on a daily basis regarding payments;

  • assisting accountants with the variance analysis of costs;

  • providing Heads of Department with departmental cost reports and invoice copies;

  • Keeping track of aged creditors and stale cheques;

  • Petty cash and inter-company reconciliations.

  • Quarterly profit verification and annual audits:

  • liaising with third parties such as auditors when required;

  • Preparing information for the purposes of auditor review.

  • Ad hoc tasks to assist the Corporate Accounting team including:

  • providing general support in a busy finance department;

  • Supporting daily bank reconciliations for 25 corporate bank accounts.

  • Payroll:

  • Learning and assisting with staff payroll and client pension payroll and queries.


Experience required of the Accounts Payable Administrator:

  • Understanding and practical experience of the above duties

  • Accounts payable and double entry bookkeeping experience, preferable circa 2-4 years+

  • AAT qualified or Part-Qualified. Candidates studying towards ACCA/CIMA are not a preference

  • Good MS Excel skills

  • Educated to A-level or equivalent

  • Good understanding of double entry bookkeeping

  • Experience working in Financial Services would be beneficial but not essential

  • Reconciliations experience

Job Offer

Looking to pay up to £30,000 with a comprehensive benefits package which includes a very good (discretionary) bonus.

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