Accounts Payable Assistant

£20k - £22k pa
31 Oct 2017
15 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Accounts Payable Assistant

Location: Southampton

Salary: £20,000 - £22,000 per annum

Pentalver Transport is an award winning container logistics company with over 30 years' experience. We are currently recruiting for an Accounts Payable Assistant based in Southampton to start asap. As an Accounts Payable Assistant you will be responsible for maintaining accounts payable ledger.

This is a full time position working 40 hours per week. This is initially a six month fixed term contract.

Responsibilities of the Accounts Payable Assistant:

  • Ensure that accounts payable invoices are posted accurately and promptly in the financial reporting system and in compliance with the appropriate authority matrix.
  • Ensure that the PO reporting system Sicon is utilised where applicable for the recording of purchase invoices and liaise with department heads to ensure compliance with the system.
  • Reconcile all supplier statements on a monthly basis.
  • Ensure prompt payment of purchase invoices, adhering to supplier payment terms.
  • Maintain accounts payable ledger ensuring all supplier details are accurate and updated where necessary.
  • Deal with all queries from suppliers regarding outstanding and disputed invoices.
  • Maintain an accurate filing system.
  • Ensure compliance with the APMT control manual.
  • Liaise and provide information for both internal and external audit queries.

Requirements of the Accounts Payable Assistant:

  • Have previous experience of working in an environment of high volumes transactional processing ensuring accuracy is maintained.
  • Have knowledge of accounting systems and preferably experience of operating Microsoft Great Plains software.
  • Ideally have experience of processing in compliance with SOX standards
  • Be able to prioritise workloads and work well under pressure to ensure reporting timetables are adhered to.
  • Have a clear and polite telephone manner.
  • Be a strong team player

In return you will receive a competitive salary of £20,000 - £22,000 per annum, 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays and be eligible to join our stakeholder pension scheme. You will work for a company that is leading the container industry with confidence, providing first class service and a great employee experience.

CVs from agencies will not be accepted. We reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the closing date should a large number of applications be received.

Closing date is 22.10.2017

If you feel that you meet the above criteria of the Accounts Payable Assistant role then please apply now!

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