Accounts Payable Assistant

Elite Group
11 Feb 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
About Company:
Our vision is to be the communications supplier and employer of choice. As one of the fastest growing privately owned technology businesses in the UK, we will continue to accelerate our growth by bringing together the best technical minds in the marketplace with unrivalled and innovative unified communications solutions and internet services for businesses.

Job Description:
Elite Group is the leading unified communications provider, delivering an unrivalled, next generation product portfolio to businesses that will increase their efficiency, cut costs and deliver return on investment for our clients.

At Elite we are committed to employee development and aligning this with the development of the business as the company grows. This is your chance to join our team of shining stars who are rewarded for going the extra mile and strengthening relationships with colleagues and customers alike. We are currently looking for an Accounts Payable Assistant to cover maternity leave for one of our existing team members, for a period of 6 months, with the possibility of extension to 9 months.

As an Accounts Payable Assistant you will be dealing with invoices from our preferred suppliers, reconciling these with internal purchase orders and our billing systems and producing payment runs.

Candidate Requirements:
As Accounts Payable Assistant you will be responsible for:

Coding, reconciling and posting of purchase ledger invoices within 5 working days of receipt.
Provide a first point of contact, building strong relationships and raising queries with suppliers
Allocation of purchase orders to colleagues internally, in order to account for their spending with suppliers
Preparation of fortnightly supplier payment runs for all Elite Group companies, ensuring that all invoices put forward for payment have been checked and reconciled ensuring that all invoices in query are withheld for payment
Dealing with all queries in an efficient and proactive manner from customers, suppliers and colleagues
Working with the Purchase Ledger Supervisor to monitor, respond and deal with all items arriving via the Purchase Ledger email account
Participation in companywide projects including acquisitions, taking responsibility for completion of tasks assigned to you, liaising with other departments when requiredThe ideal candidate will have:

Excellent verbal & written communication skills & good time management skills
An effective team player with a precise approach with close attention to detail
Customer focused with excellent relationship building skills, with both supplies and colleagues
Excel Intermediate Level - pivot tables, Vlookups, Sumifs
Experience within a similar role
Sage Advanced Qualification – including report writing would be advantageous but not essential
Experience in multi-company processing
Administration and customer service within Telecoms or Technology industry

Job Additional Information:
What you'll gain as an Accounts Payable Assistant:

Experience working within a fast paced office environment
Exposure to a wide variety of tasks across the Finance Department
Help and support of colleagues
Work life balance, FTC could be extended to 9 months
Firm understanding of the invoicing and payment runs of a large telecoms company

Similar jobs

Similar jobs