Accounts Payable Clerk

Lignum Recruitment
£22000 - £25000/annum
08 Jul 2017
07 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is a global leader within the Life Science/Biotech industry.

Due to continued success and huge growth within the company they are now seeking 2x Accounts Payable Clerks to join their team.

The Accounts Payable Clerk is responsible for providing effective, efficient financial and administrative operations. To be responsible for processing all accounts payable transactions including processing of Travel and Expense reports, ensuring all invoices received are processed for payment in an accurate, efficient and timely manner.

Key Accountabilities

•Timely accurate processing of high volume of purchase invoices (using OCR default)
•Analyze and minimize unmatched outstanding items and chase through queries
•Process, reconcile and report on Inter-Company vendors
•Processing of high volume of travel expense reports
•Develop effective working relationships with both internal departments and vendors
•Investigate and initiate queries with vendors in a timely manner
•Support other areas of the business as and when required. This could include providing project support to R2R/AR functions.


•Level of accounting experience, GCSE or equivalent in n Maths/English
•Preferred area of study: AAT
•Ideally within SSC
•AAT or equivalent
•ERP (SAP) and excellent Excel skills (including vlookups and pivot tables) and OCR
•Tactful, confident telephone manner
•European Languages desirable
•Adaptable and solid team player
•Ability to multi-task, prioritise work, demonstrate accuracy and pay attention to detail, meet deadlines. Ensure confidentiality and privacy of information is maintained, work in a mature, courteous and professional manner

This role sits within the Swiss team, so German language skills are essential. There will be a German language test as part of the screening process