Accounts Payable Clerk

Reed Accountancy
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My client, a third sector organisation based in Wells are looking for an income officer to join their team.

You will be responsible for delivering an excellent, efficient and accurate purchase ledger service in accordance with the Groups’ payment procedures.

This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to join a large finance function where you will be presented with opportunities to progress in your career whilst being supported in your studies if required.

If this sounds like a role for you, please read on!

Responsibilities will include the following

• Establish and maintain accurate Group-wide computerised payment procedures, including the input, coding and authorising of invoices on a daily basis.

• Ensure that all purchase ledger invoices are entered accurately and allocated to the correct company within the group and to the correct originator/authoriser in a timely manner

• Associating PO invoices to the system

• Scanning non-PO invoices and sending to relevant system users for their coding and/or approval with minimal rejections

• Ensuring that the approval and authorisation controls in place are adhered to and that all payments going through the purchase ledger are subject to this control

• Be aware of potential purchase ledger fraud scams and be vigilant through entire process to remove risk of becoming victim to these

• Promoting the use of purchase orders throughout the group’s companies

• Assisting the Purchase Ledger Supervisor through payment run creation and administration as required

• Provide an effective telephone response service to all callers to the department, including enquiries by phone or in person, internally and externally.

• Assist with the approval of new customer requests, and amendments to existing customer details, ensuring adherence to internal policies on the verification of customer details.

• Attend all staff meetings and training sessions as requested.

• Take account of all legislation and procedures relating to the role.

• Ensure the Group’s policies, procedures, codes and initiative are fully implemented relating to equal opportunities, customer care and health and safety.

• Provide the highest quality service incorporating best standards and practice and work to continually improve the standards, promoting the Group to its customers and contacts.

• Promote and maintain an active approach to health and safety, in respect of yourself, colleagues and customers.

• Undertake any other duties that may reasonably be required by the Purchase Ledger Supervisor.

The successful candidate would meet the following criteria:

5 GCSEs (or equivalent) including English & Maths Grade C or above
Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word and Outlook)
Ability to organise and prioritise work
Able to communicate effectively with customers and staff in writing, face to face and over the telephone.
Be a good team player with a ‘can-do’ attitude
Have a ‘right first time’ outlook

It would be desirable to have the following:

Working with computerised accounts systems and able to pick up new I.T. systems quickly.
Experience of working in a transaction processing office environment

This is a great opportunity and not to be missed.

If this sounds like the role for you, please apply ASAP. Successful candidates will be contacted in the next 24 hours.

Good Luck!

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