Senior Accounts Payable

Newcastle Commercial
Newcastle Upon Tyne
£10.71 per hour
12 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Accounts Payable Senior
Shiremoor, rolling contract
£10.71 per hour, full time to start ASAP

Our client based in Shiremoor is looking for an experience Accounts Payable to provide support on an ongoing basis. The successful applicant will be responsible for resolving complex and high-level Accounts Payable queries and activities as well as covering the Accounts Payable Team Leader when away. The hourly rate for this role is £10.71 per hour, depending on experience.

Duties for the Senior Accounts Payable Specialist will include:
- Investigating and correcting bank reconciliation queries and discrepancies
- Monitoring and clearing duplicate payments to suppliers and supplier debt balances
- Handling complex currency transfers and matching queries
- Controlling re-issue of returned or rejected payments
- Handling difficult or disruptive internal and external customers
- Clearing complex accounts payable, VAT, Tax and retention queries
- Approving High volume CS Audit alerts
- Managing of process documentation
- Approving retention batches prior to release of funds
- Improving late payment performance
- Providing supervisory cover when the Team Leader is absent

In return you will receive a competitive salary of £10.71 per hour, working in an exciting, busy team based in Shiremoor.

Skills and Experience required for the Accounts Payable Co-Ordinator:
- Extensive experience working in a high volume Accounts Payable role is essential
- Excellent IT skills, comfortable working with Oracle UPK (or similar), Excel, Word and Outlook
- Confident communicator both over the phone and by email
- Good organisational skills and ability to multi-task
- High levels of integrity, commercial confidentiality and responsibility
- Experience supervising a team is desirable

This position is being managed by Pertemps Newcastle.

Keywords: Accounts payable, reconciliation, clerk, senior accounts, supervisor
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