Accounts Payable Clerk

Chichester, West Sussex
£20000 - £22000 per annum
21 Jun 2019
21 Jul 2019
alain multini
Job role
Accounts payable
Contract type
Part time

Large organisation based in Chichester with multiple offices in the UK, currently looking for an experienced AP Clerk.

Client Details

Our client is a large outsourcing business in West Sussex.


  • To receive scanned images of vendor invoices
  • To assist vendors in ensuring the correct data is held in the vendor invoice to ensure vendor invoice follows the correct approval route
  • To ensure the efficient and timely processing of vendor invoices
  • 3 way purchase order matching
  • Direct Invoice approval via coding groups
  • Deal with queries arising from either vendors or retained Council staff in a prompt and informative manner.
  • Assist with automated BACS payments
  • Manage & reconcile manual payment process, returned funds & stripped payments
  • Manage suppliers put on hold
  • Ensure statement reconciliations are carried out to agreed time frames & liaising with vendors for missing invoices
  • Communicates with and develops good working relationships with relevant managers, vendors & internal colleagues.
  • Ensuring agreed KPI's are met
  • Assisting the Accounts Payable Manager & team Leaders to develop Best practices and team development
  • System testing & project work as & when required


  • Extensive previous experience of an Accounts Payable function
  • GCSEs or equivalent qualification or experience demonstrating that level of applied knowledge.
  • Previous experience of handling high volume processing
  • Treasury experience (BACS payments)
  • Strong analytical skills with an attention to detail.
  • Good communication skills both written & verbal
  • Team member with the ability to work on own initiative

Job Offer

Up to £22,000 + additional benefits

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