Accounts Payable Specialist
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.
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
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