Accounts Payable Assistant

Recruiter
Axon Moore
Location
Cheadle
Salary
£0 - £25000 per annum
Posted
07 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Accounts Payable Assistant
Cheadle
Competitive salary

A fantastic opportunity for an Accounts Payable Assistant to join a highly successful organisation based in Cheadle. My client is a leading service provider who work with large blue chip clients worldwide.

The Accounts Payable Assistant will provide finance support for accounts payable and the supply chain finance system. This is a fast-paced role; You will be responsible for processing invoices for multiple countries within the EU, reporting and supporting with other projects as required.

The Accounts Payable Assistant will be responsible for duties as follows:

Purchase Ledger transactional processing
  • Print supplier invoices from the system and check details
  • Enter supplier invoices onto SAP
  • Process payment run
  • Communicate any supplier invoice queries back to the supplier and internally
Supply chain finance
  • Monitoring all the country supply chain finance systems and obtaining/producing a weekly list of suppliers on-boarded in each country and in which currency
  • Support with Supplier on-boarding process – Monitoring weekly tracker for status, communicating with vendor managers so that they are updated on the status of suppliers in the on-boarding process and passing relevant documentation to third parties for processing
Monitoring status of supplier invoices
  • Running a report from the system twice per week which shows all the supplier invoices that are due for payment
  • Validating this report to check that supplier terms and the status of invoices is correct
  • Liaising with the local finance teams to make sure that they are resolving any supplier invoices that are due on a timely manner
Aged creditor reporting for the month end
  • Production of the monthly aged creditors reporting (both in summary and detail)
  • Highlighting any debit balances on the ledger and agreeing a plan of action to resolve these with the finance teams
Other tasks
  • Monitoring the Accounts Payable email address for any actions or queries and making sure that these are responded to in a timely manner
  • Ensuring that any change to vendor terms are updated within all finance systems
  • Ad-hoc queries and analysis as required

Skills/Experience Required:
  • Experience of working in a finance accounts payable function is essential
  • AAT qualified or similar financial qualification
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills (formulas, pivot tables etc.)
  • Experience in working in a large organisation with various stakeholders
  • Experience in purchase ledger transaction processing
  • Experience of foreign currency transactions
  • Experience in dealing with people
  • Experience of working to tight deadlines
  • Experience in working in a large organisation with various stakeholders
  • Experience in purchase ledger transaction processing
  • Experience of foreign currency transactions
  • Experience in dealing with people
  • Enthusiastic and pro-active self-starter who is a team player and with good verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong Numerical Skills and attention to detail

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