Accounts Payable Clerk

Bristol City Centre, Bristol
£18000 - £23000 per annum
20 Jun 2019
24 Jun 2019
Joseph Robinson
Job role
Accounts payable
Contract type
Part time

This is a great opportunity for someone with a small amount of finance experience to work in a busy environment and hone their skills in a transactional finance role.

You will communicate both internally and externally, via phone and email, to ensure the smooth running of the Accounts Payable process.

Client Details

My client is a national business, with a major office in Central Bristol.


The key responsibilities of the role will include, but not be limited to;

  • Opening the post and distributing to relevant team members, ensuring all invoices are addressed correctly
  • Monitor and control the central mailbox by forwarding emails to the relevant colleagues and printing off new invoices for distribution
  • Updating central tracker spreadsheets for reference
  • Assisting in the set-up of new suppliers and amending supplier details where applicable on company databases
  • Preparing outgoing post by sorting, counting and recording all invoices sent to external scanning company
  • Printing, sorting and filing BACS reports
  • Processing remittance requests
  • Ad-Hoc Office administration duties
  • Any other duties to maintain the smooth running of the Accounts Payable Department, as defined by the Accounts Payable Manager


The successful candidate will demonstrate;

  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong planning and organisational skills
  • Particular attention to detail
  • Strong experience of applying a high level of numeracy skills
  • A desire to develop a career working within accounts
  • Strong IT and software skills, particularly in Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Excel (Vlookups & pivot tables)
  • A strong ability to work under pressure and adhere to deadlines

Job Offer

In return, our client can offer an hourly rate equivalent to salaries of between £18,000 & £22,000, depending on your level of qualification and experience.

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