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Accounts Payable Assistant

  • Location
    Huntingdon , Cambridgeshire
  • Salary
    20000 £ - 23000 £ / Year
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Non Qualified
  • External Reference

Our client based in Huntingdon are seeking an Accounts Payable Assistant to join them in a permanent position, based on your skills and experience they can pay up to £23k for this position. You will need at least 2 years experience in a similar role to considered for this position. Ideally someone with a large ERP system background such as Microsoft Dynamics or JD Edwards would be ideal for this role.

Job Summary

To provide a highly efficient service dealing with all aspects of Accounts Payable, ensuring all invoices and expenses are processed and paid on a timely basis with all data accurately recorded and any queries are resolved to meet deadlines.

As an Accounts Payable Assistant your main responsibilities will be:

Scanning of supplier invoices to ensure paperless processing is achieved.

Ensuring efficient and effective high volume multicurrency invoice processing.

Matching of invoices to Purchase Orders.

Ensuring that invoices are properly authorised.

Posting invoice journals.

Responsible for resolving matching and payment issues as they arise.

Dealing with day to day queries from suppliers and internal departments.

Supplier statement reconciliations against the purchase ledger on a monthly basis.

Review and management of aged creditor balances and stock accrual.

Ensuring that new vendors are correctly set up and Vendor changes are properly controlled and authorised.

Compliance with agreed Service Level Agreements (SLAs).

Ensuring that payment of invoices and expenses are in line with Accounts Payable policy.

Ensuring other company policies are adhered to (e.g. expenses policy, Grant Of Authority, financial guidelines, etc.)

Undertake training and UAT as necessary in the various ERP systems

The skills and experience we're looking for are:

Have previous Accounts Payable experience, shared serviced experience preferable but not essential.

Ability to work as part of a team and to use own initiative.

Ability to work to tight deadlines and to the specified standards.

Ability to work under pressure.

Adaptable and flexible.

Ability to communicate with people at all levels.

Experience with processing invoices in ERP systems. Microsoft Dynamics AX or JDE systems experience is preferred but not essential.

Good understanding of MS packages such as Outlook, Excel and Word.

Good work ethics

High level of self-motivation and commitment, can-do attitude.

Strong attention to detail skills.

Strong customer service focus.

If you are professional, forward thinking and highly motivated then please apply to this role so that I can speak to you in more detail regarding the role and the business.
Badenoch & Clark is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Badenoch & Clark is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a registered Disability Symbol User.

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