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Temporary Accounts Payable Specialist

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Our esteemed client is actively seeking a committed Specialist in Accounts Payable to join their dynamic financial team on an initial 6 month contract. This position, situated in the vibrant city of Manchester, offers an attractive remuneration package ranging from £26,000 - £29,000. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth operation of the business by promptly processing approved invoices and payments.

What you'll do:

As a Specialist in Accounts Payable, you will be a vital member of our client's Core Finance Team. Your primary responsibility will be to ensure that all approved invoices are processed promptly and paid, thereby guaranteeing that all essential business and employee suppliers are compensated without any disruption to business operations. You will also be tasked with performing monthly supplier statement reconciliations and addressing any queries that arise from them. This role requires effective communication skills as you will be liaising with both finance and non-finance staff. A proactive approach is essential as you will be expected to identify opportunities for process improvements.

  • Ensure timely and accurate processing of invoices and payments for suppliers.
  • Conduct monthly supplier statement reconciliations and address any arising queries.
  • Communicate effectively with both finance and non-finance staff, confidently conveying ideas and facts.
  • Proactively identify opportunities for process improvements and implement them where appropriate.
  • Suggest enhancements to processes and share insights with colleagues.
  • Take ownership of solutions and prevent further occurrences.

What you bring:

The ideal candidate for this Specialist in Accounts Payable role will bring previous AP experience from a large organisation. You should have the ability to work towards tight deadlines throughout the day, demonstrating your ability to collaborate effectively as part of a team. A determined 'can do' attitude is essential, along with meticulous attention to detail. Strong analytical skills are required for this role, as you will be processing large volumes of data accurately. Proficiency in Excel is also necessary.

  • Previous experience in Accounts Payable within a large organisation.
  • Ability to meet deadlines throughout the day and collaborate as a team to achieve these deadlines.
  • Approach all tasks with a determined 'can do' attitude with high attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and process skills, capable of processing large volumes of data accurately.
  • Proficient Excel Skills.

What sets this company apart:

Our client is recognised as one of the Top 50 Inclusive Employers in the UK, showcasing their commitment to diversity and innovation. They believe that every employee matters and have created a working environment where you can truly be yourself. They are not your typical 9-5 company; they offer dynamic working arrangements and are open to discussing how you like to work. They are on a mission to bring simple, affordable, reliable and fair connectivity to everyone.

What's next:

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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: Telecommunications

Salary: £26,000 - £29,000 per annum

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Associate

Location: Manchester

Job Reference: BIEKP6-7E05BB89

Date posted: 05 July 2024

Consultant: Billy Higginson

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