Accounts Payable Specialist

08 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Interim Accounts Payable Specialist - 12 Month FTC

Location: Blythe Valley Business Park, Solihull, B90 8BG, UK

About Infor

Infor is a $3B enterprise software provider and strategic technology partner for more than 90,000 organizations worldwide. Infor is owned by Golden Gate Capital and Koch Equity Development. Our software is purpose-built for specific industries, providing complete suites designed for progress – for individuals, businesses, and across networks. We believe in the beauty of work, the importance of relationships, and the collective power of ideas to drive significant positive change.

From our deep investments in the future to our commitment to making customers successful every day, everything about Infor is designed for progress. Our Values Set Us Apart

Position Summary

The main purpose of the AP Specialist role is to oversee the processing and payment of all vendor invoices in EMEA. It involves working closely with the invoice processing team within Global Business Services (GBS) in India, ensuring all invoices are approved within company policy guidelines and paid within agreed payments terms.

Communicating with vendors and Infor local business contacts to ensure all vendor balances are reviewed, reconciled and any invoice queries dealt with on a timely basis.

Key Responsibilities

Checking all vendor invoices received are correctly addressed and include the relevant VAT details before scanning over to the processing team in India within required timelines.
Monitoring vendor invoices through the Purchase Order matching process and appropriate approval flows to ensure they are fully approved for payment within agreed payment terms.
Supporting the processing team in India with invoice queries/issues and communicating with the vendor or business contact where required.
Making payment of all vendor invoices, EMEA business payroll and related payroll costs.
Ensuring all payments and refunds on bank statement which relate to AP transactions are reflected in the AP ledger on a timely basis and within the appropriate financial period.
Compiling weekly AP payment forecast.
Regular review of creditor balances, ensuring any older than current month are being dealt with and any issues/reasons for holding payment are fully understood.
Reconciling vendor statements.

Key Requirements/Experience

Accounts payable experience desirable, but not essential. Experience in any similar accounting, customer service, or administrative role would be considered.
Fluency in a second European or a Middle Eastern language is required (Arabic and Polish and German are most desired).
Strong communication skills and customer service focused, with the ability to demonstrate a positive approach to resolving invoice/payment issues and queries.
Ability to organise workload in a structured way, to work on own initiative where appropriate and to ensure deadlines are achieved.

The information above is not complete and may change once joining Infor in future but this is a guide of the overall role

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