Accounts Payable Specialist

Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
£24000 - £27000 per annum
11 Oct 2019
23 Oct 2019
Jordan Gutteridge
Contract type
Full time

A large Retail business based in the heart of Letchworth Garden City are looking to recruit an Accounts Payable Specialist on a permanent basis. Busy and varied role in a team environment, reporting into a hands on Head of Accounts Payable.

Paying a salary of £24,000 - £27,000 with great benefits and a stable role.

Client Details

My client are a leading Retail company who have a head office based in the heart of Letchworth Garden City. They are going through a period of exciting growth and their products are becoming a household name. They are looking to expand into international markets so this is an exciting time to join a company that are thriving. They have a large Head office based in Letchworth Garden City and a medium sized Finance team. You will report into a hands on Head of Accounts Payable who has been with the business for a long time who is willing to offer excellent training and career progression. The company provide a good benefits structure and a flexible working environment.


As an Accounts Payable Specialist you will be responsible for:

  • Adding value to the Accounts Payable Process by providing a professional end-to-end service to both internal and external customers
  • Producing month end & KPI reporting, as well as looking continuously to improve the AP process
  • Monitoring and producing balance sheet reconciliations
  • Accountable for all Cash Actions
  • Driving the reduction of blocked invoices in SAP
  • Monitoring Overdue invoices
  • Producing Month End KPI's as well as producing the Month End Balance Sheet Slides
  • Covering the payment run
  • Perform query resolution on Supplier Base
  • Ensure compliance to controls
  • Support the other AP Associates and Team leader to ensure invoices are processed accurately prior to them falling overdue
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of the P2P Invoicing process and ensure this is shared with the wider team as appropriate
  • Manage the relationships between AP and internal / external stakeholders and act as an escalation route where required
  • Invoice query handling and any transactional movement needed on the Supplier accounts unless escalations needed
  • Coordinating Balance Sheet Reconciliations
  • Any other tasks deemed to be suitable as delegated by the Accounts Payable Management Team


  • Living local to Letchworth Garden City
  • A background in Accounts Payable is essential
  • Proficient Excel user
  • Proficiency with SAP is desirable but not essential
  • Great team player

Job Offer

Whats on offer?

- A permanent Accounts Payable Specialist role based in Letchworth Garden City

- Working for a leading Retail business

- Busy and varied role with great progression

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