Accounts Payable Assistant

Blueprint Recruitment
£23k per year
07 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Blueprint Recruitment is currently recruiting for an Accounts Payable Assistant to join one of our largest clients form the Oil and Gas Industry. This is a maternity cover position and will be for a minimum of 15 moths based at Portlethen.

The Role
As Accounts Payable Assistant you will be part of a busy AP team working closely with team members and alongside other members of the Finance team. You will be responsible for inputting a high volume of purchase invoices efficiently and accurately and preparing the associated payments. You will maintain a positive working relationship with Operations to work collaboratively to resolve invoice queries as they arise. You will also be responsible for the completion of VAT returns for a small number of ledgers. You will be responsible for following the defined accounting processes and methods but also encouraged to identify and communicate areas of improvement. You should be keen to take on fresh challenges, develop your technical and interpersonal skills as well as expand your knowledge and experience through on the job training.

Duties & Responsibilities
o To ensure that the Accounts Payables Ledgers are maintained accurately to reflect the correct amounts due to our suppliers
o To ensure that all vendor invoices are correctly matched against receipts of Purchase Orders
o To ensure that the proper authorisations are secured for price variances
o To ensure that all non-purchase order invoices are correctly coded liaising with appropriate colleagues when required
o To ensure that all vendor payments are made on time and following proper internal authorisation
o To prepare monthly VAT reconciliations for a number of ledgers ready for review and consolidation
o To prepare EC Sales and Intrastat submissions for a number of ledgers ready for review and submission
o To continually improve the efficiency/effectiveness of the accounts department in your operations
o To assist the Accounts Payable Team Leader as required on ad-hoc work

" Previous experience of Accounts Payable
" Computer Literate
" Working knowledge of Word, Excel, Microsoft etc
" Previous experience working for an engineering or manufacturing company
" VAT, EC Sales & Intrastat experience

This is a full time position that comes with a salary of up to 24,000 based on a 37.5 hour week.

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