Accounts Payable Assistant

Kanthal Ltd
Perth, Perth and Kinross
£18000 - £24000/annum Competitive, Negotiable, DOE
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Sandvik Heating Technology in Perth are looking for a

Accounts Payable Assistant



Sandvik is a high-tech and global engineering group offering advanced products and services that enhance customer productivity, profitability and safety. We have world - leading positions in selected areas - tools for metal cutting, equipment and tools for mining and construction industries, stainless materials, special alloys, metallic and ceramic resistance materials as well as process systems. The group has approximately 47,000 employees and representation in approximately 130 countries, with sales of about 89,000 million SEK.

At Sandvik, we offer you a world of opportunities. Our diverse businesses and global network enable you to explore your potential and thrive. While discussing the best solution for you today, we are already thinking ahead to the best solution for you tomorrow. Our proactive career planning ensures that your performance is recognised and offers various ways to fuel your growth towards exceptional achievements.

We are a growing team and are now looking for an experienced Accounts Assistant to provide support within Kanthal in Perth Scotland.

Job summary
As an Accounts Assistant, your responsibilities will include coordinating with various internal and external stakeholders to resolve AP queries and the performance of in-house Accounts Payable (AP) activities. This role is a new role within our organization and will also include some support with our General Accounting and Accounts Receivable.

You will be the first line contact for our supplier base and will liaise internally to resolve any issues raised. Processing of supplier invoices in a timely manner. A strong individual with a calm approach, you will follow through on all internal and external AP queries from start to resolution. An organised professional, you will promptly research and resolve all AP payment inquiries/discrepancies; identifying patterns and ways to reduce and efficiently handle frequently asked questions. You will prepare vendor and bank account reconciliations and resolve any differences. You will support the company reconciliation process, investigate and resolve rejected payments. You will support month end close routines and cover accounts receivable. You will also participate in process improvement initiatives.

Your profile
It is essential that you have extensive relevant work experience with specific experience in Accounts Payable, preferably within an engineering manufacturing environment. You will also need to possess strong communication skills and be able to manage your own time by priortising your work load to meet deadlines. A relevant qualification would be an advantage but not essential. Experience of working in a start-up department would also be an advantage.

Where others see many, we see you - personally. We recognise and value your passion and personality. If you feel you have the personality and experience needed to join this finance team we look forward to receiving your application.

How to apply? Interested by the challenge? Please submit your CV for consideration in the first instance.

Closing Date: 11 August 2017

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK or hold a valid permit to work in the UK.
No agencies please