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Accounts Payable Assistant

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A rare opportunity has arisen for an Accounts Payable Specialist to join a dynamic and expanding Transactional Finance Team. This role is perfect for someone looking to progress their finance career within a successful organisation. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring accurate and timely posting and payment of invoices, liaising with vendors, and performing other assigned Accounts Payable tasks.

As an Accounts Payable Specialist, you will play a crucial role in our Transactional Finance Team. You will be responsible for managing your allocated AP accounts while adhering to all related policies and compliance measures.

Your day-to-day activities will include processing non-purchase order and purchase order invoices for payment, posting invoices/credit notes as per business requests, maintaining the vendor master database, handling reconciliation, payments and controls monitoring direct debit transactions, reconciling balance sheet accounts, preparing monthly supplier statement reconciliations, managing supplier accounts proactively and monitoring ageing. T

Key duties include:

  • Manage allocated AP accounts, adhering to all related policies and compliance measures
  • Process non-purchase order and purchase order invoices for payment
  • Post invoices/credit notes as per business requests, ensuring correct coding in the accounting system
  • Perform routine Accounts Payable tasks under the direction of the Accounts Payable Team Leader
  • Maintain vendor master database
  • Handle reconciliation, payments and controls
  • Monitor direct debit transactions
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts
  • Prepare monthly supplier statement reconciliations
  • Manage supplier accounts proactively and monitor ageing

The ideal candidate for this Accounts Payable Specialist position brings proven experience in an Accounts Payable role, preferably within a Shared Services environment.

You will have excellent client and customer service skills, a working knowledge of MS Office products, and a strong academic record in Finance. Your ability to communicate effectively, present financial information clearly, and maintain high standards of written skills will be crucial in this role.

Additionally, your good interpersonal and analytical skills will enable you to thrive in our collaborative environment. The ability to meet demanding deadlines is also essential.

  • Proven experience in an Accounts Payable role, preferably in a Shared Services environment
  • Excellent client and customer service skills
  • Working knowledge of MS Office products
  • Strong academic record and experience in Finance
  • Good communicator with the ability to present financial information effectively
  • High standard of written skills

Apply today by clicking on the link!

Robert Walters Operations Limited is an employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Accountancy & Finance

Focus: Accounts Payable

Industry: Accountancy

Salary: £23,000 - £25,000 per annum + 30 days holiday

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Associate

Language: English - Professional working

Second Language: English - Professional working

Third Language: English - Professional working

Location: Blackburn with Darwen

Job Reference: 6RWGCI-DD3EE055

Date posted: 25 June 2024

Consultant: Tunde Williams

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