Temporary Accounts Payable Assistant

Walker Hamill Ltd
London (Greater)
09 Mar 2018
16 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity exists for an outgoing Accounts Payable Assistant to join the finance team of a leading and dynamic Marketing Business initially for a period of 2 months with a view of potentially going permanent. The successful candidate will be a confident team-player with experience in an Accounts Payable position and knowledge of Sage accounting software. An immediate start is required.

Job Description:

- Accurately matching, batching and coding invoices & credit / purchasing card transactions.
- Dealing with queries from suppliers and internal clients, including following up on late payments and outstanding invoices.
- Performing BACS and Cheque payment runs for suppliers on a fortnightly basis, as well as some sporadic payment runs.
- Enforcing the PO system, ensuring invoices have a PO number listed before proceeding to process.
- Day to day matching of PO's to Invoices.
- Assisting with processing employee expenses in accordance with set procedures.
- Filing and retrieving all necessary documentation for the CFO.
- Maintaining and updating the purchase ledger information.
- Cash flow forecasting for month end.
- Setting up new suppliers on the system (Sageline50) and checking necessary documentation.
- Assisting with audit related queries in AP.


- Previous experience in an Accounts Payable position.
- Sage Line 50 experience is essential.
- Experience in the media industry is highly desirable.
- Strong organisational skills and ability to multi-task.
- Strong communication skills.
- A quick learner and someone who can use their initiative.
- Interested in process improvement and keen to share ideas.
- A team player with the ability to work as a part of a close team.

Walker Hamill has been a specialist finance and strategy recruiter for almost 30 years. We have an extensive client group, including major multinational listed companies, private equity backed businesses and privately owned, early stage ventures. We recruit across all sectors, but have particularly strong client relationships in media, retail, pharma/biotech, technology, property/real estate, leisure and business services. We have offices in the UK, Switzerland and Australia. For further information, please seehttp://[URL removed] [1]

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