Accounts Payable Assistant

Page Personnel Finance
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The core purpose of this role is to ensure all relevant supplier invoices are processed accurately and efficiently so that payable balances are accurate and payments can be made to terms.

Client Details

Our client is a major organisation with over £80 million turnover


The job holder has primary responsibility for one companies accounts and will work with a colleague to assist with similar tasks in the other company, providing holiday and absence cover.

Basic List of Tasks:

  • Logging Invoices onto the system

  • Coding and checking invoices including three way match Invoice/receipt/order

  • Gaining authorisation for payment

  • Filing invoices and statements

  • Dealing with purchase enquiries: Liaising with relevant sites/personnel within the company and external suppliers to ensure all queries are dealt with promptly and brought to a satisfactory conclusion.

  • Ensuring integrity of the system through regular reconciliations to supplier statements. Investigate, review and follow up outstanding supplier invoices and any other reconciliation differences.

  • Prepare and process payment runs from proposal through to the bank payment instructions.

  • Set up new suppliers, keeping approval records.

  • Control changes to bank details, keeping approval records and carefully following process.

  • Analyse some invoice types (utilities mainly)

  • Process Producer deductions (Spreadsheet based task, loads to ledger for reduction of payment to producer). Liaise with Financial accountant re interest charged and any changes to deductions.

  • Evaluate tasks and processes and contribute to continuous improvement

  • Petty Cash

  • Credit card expense analysis (basic spreadsheet analysis)


Ideally the candidate will have strong working knowledge of the Accounts payable function

Job Offer

Basic salary between £19000 and £22000