Accounts Payable Processing Assistant

Recruiter
Sheridan Maine
Location
Bournemouth, Dorset
Salary
17000.0000
Posted
17 Jul 2017
Closes
16 Aug 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Sheridan Maine are working with a growing client in Bournemouth who are seeking an Accounts Payable Processing Assistant to undertake Purchase Ledger transactional processing. This role is offered on a temporary to permanent basis.

Key Responsibilities:

- Undertake the preparation and posting of the Purchase Ledger on a timely basis to meet month end reporting deadlines.
- Perform a system led match of Purchase Order to Goods Received Note to Invoice as required reverting to a manual match if necessary.

Additional responsibilities as required:

- Reconcile supplier statements of account as required.
- Resolve Purchase Ledger queries from Suppliers / Authorisers as they arise.
- Undertake document preparation and scanning activities.
- Assist with various other regular monthly Accounting tasks as required.

Person Specification:

Education and Qualifications:

- The successful applicant is likely to be experienced in a Purchase Ledger or Finance Transactional Processing environment.

Knowledge and Experience:

- Experience in Supplier Communications is desirable together with knowledge of Finance Transactional Processing on a Finance system.
- An understanding of basic Accounting concepts such as double entry bookkeeping is essential.

Skills and Competencies:

- Strong communicator.
- Ability to comply with strict monthly processing and reporting requirements.
- Efficient transactional processing skills and ability to deal with transactional volumes effectively.
- Ability to learn new system processing skills quickly.

Personal Attributes:

- This role will suit a person who has a dedicated working style with the drive and enthusiasm to improve processes and to see a task through to completion.
- Acting as a member of the Accounting and Reporting Team, you will take pride in the service provided to both internal and external customers and as such, must be a strong communicator and have the ability to comply with strict monthly processing and reporting requirements.
- The role requires significant communication and liaison at different levels across the organisation and it is important that these contacts should be managed effectively and co-operatively.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within five days please assume that on this occasion your application has not been successful.