Payments Assistant

  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Financial Accountancy
  • Location
    Wimbledon, Greater London
  • Salary
    14.9 £ - 16.65 £ / Hour
  • External Reference

Payments Assistant

A fantastic job opportunity has arisen for a Payments Assistant to join one of our largest Public sector clients in a temporary assignment for initially 3 months (with every possibility of extension depending on performance).

Based in South West London, this is a full time role (36 hours per week, Monday to Friday).

Purpose of the role:

The post holder will be the first point of contact for all account payable queries, ensuring prompt, accurate and timely payment of suppliers and other payments.

Carry out a variety of Accounts Payable duties to ensure the smooth running of the Accounts Payable function.

The role is varied and includes the processing of supplier invoices & staff expenses, payments to suppliers & staff and reconciliation of supplier statements.

Take responsibility for timely and accurate processing of invoices and credit notes from suppliers and payment claims received from internal and external are processed in a professional manner ensuring compliance and payment dates are met.

To check, input and match purchase invoices to the appropriate purchase orders to ensure that the invoiced quantities and prices are in agreement with the original purchase orders or investigation where no order exists.

Timely and accurate checking of online staff expense claims, matching receipts to claims where appropriate and authorisation of claims where correct. Re-distribute incorrect claims to staff in a timely and sensitive manner, assisting staff to re-submit claims.

Timely and accurate processing of manual (non-online) expense claims.

To process weekly BACS payment run.

To deal with queries, both internal and external, concerning purchase orders, invoices and payments made by the University.

Periodic reconciliation of supplier accounts to supplier statements - in order to ensure the accuracy of payables data.

Ensuring credit balances are reviewed and refunds are requested from suppliers in a timely manner.

Liaise with the Procurement Team in connection with the maintenance of the supplier masterfile.

Liaise with the Procurement Process Manager in connection with system enhancements/developments to ensure they are appropriately tested. Also assist in developing and documenting Accounts Payable procedures and supporting instructions.

Administration and maintenance tasks in the finance system to support the procure to pay process.

If you have the required experiences apply now for immediate consideration.
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