Accounts Payable Assistant

Essentra PLC
12 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The Accounts Payable Assistant is responsible to ensure that supplier invoices are processed in an accurate and timely manner by maximising the use of the three way match process. The Accounts Payable Assistant will also be required to prepare payments in accordance with supplier terms and ensure that the payment process is performed in an efficient, controlled manner.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Process invoices and expenses
  • Liaise with businesses to ensure 3 way matching is followed: including entry and matching to purchase order receipts.
  • Obtain approval for non-PO invoices.
  • Resolve all invoice queries and supplier statement discrepancies.
    Process payments via BACs, Online bank payments and despatch of supplier remittances.
  • Ensure all necessary checks are carried out to ensure that the correct balances are held on the general ledger.
  • Provide reasons for any aged items on Accounts Payable at month end
  • You should have the following skills, experience and/or qualifications:
  • Experience of working within a Purchase Ledger Function
  • Possess a sound understanding of an Accounts Payable function
  • Have a positive approach to innovation
  • Advocate Continuous Improvement
  • The ability to tackle problems by weighing up situations thoroughly, evaluating possible courses of action and implementing solutions
  • At Essentra we are ideally looking for individuals who enjoy working as part of a close team, are passionate about what they do and who strive to make a difference. We are always looking to better ourselves and are keen to recruit individuals who like to innovate and improve processes.

    *Candidates must be able to demonstrate a pre-existing right to work within the EU. Documentary evidence will be requested at interview.

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