Accounts Payable Clerk

KCR Solutions
Newcastle upon Tyne
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

KCR Solutions are currently recruiting for an Accounts Payable Clerk for an excellent client based in Newcastle. Whilst the successful candidate will be offered a 6 month contract this has definite potential to become a permanent role. The salary will be in the region of £17,500 per annum.


  • Check the validity of staff expense claims and supplier invoices ensuring that they are authorised in accordance with company policy, are compliant with tax and VAT regulations, categorised and coded correctly
  • Ensure staff and suppliers are paid within company policy guidelines via weekly BACS
  • Reconcile supplier statements and to sort out any associated queries
  • Prepare and process journals as and when required
  • File away all processed information in accordance with the firm’s QA requirements and to assist with other associated administrative tasks when necessary
  • Working within a team of 13, reporting to the team leader/deputy team leader on day to day work related issues
  • Work closely with other staff within the team and other parts of Finance
  • Reconciling supplier statements
  • Processing and input of supplier invoices and staff expense claim forms
  • Issuing of BACS
  • Dealing with queries - written, verbal and personal and undertaking ad hoc administrative duties
  • Ensuring that VAT and tax rules and regulations are rigidly adhered too
  • Gain exposure to all aspects of the purchase ledger and associated bookkeeping
  • Develop technical expertise in computer software used within the Finance department and help with any future potential software development


  • Experience of working within a team environment
  • Excellent attention to detail and good organisation skills
  • Strong customer service focus and good communications skills
  • Commitment to continuous improvement


  • Experience of working in Purchase ledger accounts
  • Transactional processing experience (data entry) - good level of speed and accuracy
  • Knowledge and experience of using Oracle, JDE, Concur or other ERP Finance Systems
  • Awareness or experience of working in a Finance Shared Service Centre environment

Please note if you have not heard back from us within 5 days of forwarding your CV then unfortunately on this occasion your application will have been unsuccessful.