Accounts Payable Specialist

KennedyPearce Consulting
12 Jan 2018
13 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

A leading private equity firm is looking for an experienced Accounts Payable to join their team in the heart of London.

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing a professional and timely service in respect to all payments of invoices and expenses through the purchase ledger, bank reconciliations and sales invoice processing.


  • Ensure all invoices and expense claim forms are correctly calculated, approved and coded and accurately input into the purchase ledger.
  • Investigate and resolve purchase ledger queries as required
  • Responsible for the monthly closure of the purchase ledger including payment and credit control, management reports and aged creditors.
  • Responsibility for checking and monitoring the firm's daily cash position
  • To prepare payment batches and enter BACS, CHAPS or international payments in the online banking platform ready for authorisation.
  • Responsibility for the firm's petty cash and foreign currency cash expenses.
  • Responsibility for the sales ledger in respect of the recharge of expenses across the group and to portfolio companies.
  • Ensure adherence to month end deadlines
  • To undertake ad hoc tasks as required from time to time to assist in the general running of the Finance Team


  • A solid background within an Accounts Payable position
  • Recent experience working within a small finance team
  • Experience with recharges and multiple legal entities
  • Solid IT skills with a good understanding of Microsoft Excel and accounting systems
  • Excellent communication skills and a positive team player
  • An interest in working within private equity