Accounts Payable Officer

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12 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

This is a very good opportunity for an Accounts Payable Officer to work with a leading FMCG business in their industry sector with scope to take more responsibility.

Client Details

Established FMCG - Medway Based - Accounting and Finance - Commerce and Industry - £22 - £25K


  • Reconciles processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances.
  • Processing invoices by matching purchase orders through our ERP system including monitoring and if any follow up where required for the invoices or PO to be approved by the approvers within the business.
  • Charges expenses to accounts and cost centers by analysing invoice/expense reports; recording entries.
  • Prepare payment journals and facilitate paying vendors by monitoring discount opportunities; scheduling and preparing cheques; resolving purchase order, contract, invoice, or payment discrepancies and documentation; issuing stop-payments or purchase order amendments.
  • Pays employees by receiving and verifying expense reports and requests for advances; preparing cheques.
  • Maintains accounting ledgers by verifying and posting account transactions.
  • Verifies vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions.
  • Maintains historical records by scanning in invoices in Microsoft axapta ( Dynamics) and filing documents.
  • Disburses petty cash by recording entry; verifying documentation.
  • Help in certain analysis and month end reporting, Help in preparation of VAT and Intrastat reports by calculating requirements on paid invoices.
  • Protects organisation's value by keeping information confidential.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.
  • Accomplishes accounting and organisations mission by completing related results as needed, getting involved in various projects that may be assigned.


Good understanding of Bookkeeping including good working and conceptual knowledge of double entry accounting.

Excellent skills in modern computing, which includes very good knowledge in Excel.

Must have willingness to take additional responsibilities and work on projects and thus be flexible on job diversity and not just fulfilling the requirements of standard job description. In other words, dynamic and growth oriented officer who could embrace the changing landscape of the accounting world, including digitalisation.

In addition to standard Accounts payable work, the suitable candidate will have the opportunity to work on the Fixed asset register and maintain FA related controls

Job Offer

A competitive salary and benefits package along with the opportunity to further develop within the role.

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