Accounts Payable Assistant

03 Feb 2017
03 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Wilmington plc is a dynamic and expanding company with a common aim - turning knowledge into advantage. We provide information and training to professional business markets within the Risk & Compliance, Finance, Legal and Insight sectors.

Main Purpose of Role:

We are looking for an Accounts Payable Assistant to assist the purchase ledger department to ensure the prompt and accurate payment of suppliers and employee expenses and timely analysis and reconciliation of company credit card statements.


  • Checking and analysis of employee expense claims
  • Checking and analysis of employee credit card expense claims
  • Reconcile employee credit card expenses to barclaycard statements
  • Liaising with employees and management re Credit card expense claims
  • International proactis purchase ledger invoicing administration, including registration, scanning and troubleshooting any issues
  • Checking and reconciling of direct debit accounts on purchase ledger
  • Support of all aspects of day to day running of UK proactis purchase ledger functions including administration of post trays, invoicing in tray, registration of invoices, scanning and troubleshooting
  • Dealing with supplier queries via phone and e mail
  • Other ad hoc duties as required

Skills and Experience Required:

  • 1-2 years' experience working in accounts/finance position
  • Knowledge of purchase ledger functions
  • Previous experience in processing expenses (desirable)
  • Working knowledge of SUN5 accounts package (desirable)
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages including Excel, Word and Outlook
  • To be able to process large amounts of data quickly and accurately
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Legible hand writing
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to multitask and to manage and prioritise busy workload

We are focused on ensuring that Wilmington remains a great place to work. We value our people and we continue to invest in their career development. We encourage learning, and career opportunities are possible across all Wilmington companies

"We are committed to equality, equality of opportunity and valuing diversity"