Accounts Payable Clerk Permanent Opportunity

Adept Recruitment Ltd
16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Ref:28496




Company Profile

A global award winning, independent, media consultancy based in WC2 London.

Outline of role

Currently seeking an enthusiastic Accounts Payable Clerk to support the dynamic and growing Europe Finance team. The Europe Finance team is based in London and provides financial accounting and management accounting services to all of the Europe region offices. The team is led by the Europe Financial Controller who is based in London.

Previous experience as an Accounts Payable Clerk in a professional services organisation essential.

Accounting professional qualifications to reflect management accounting standards essential and opportunity to continue study

Experience of working to tight deadlines

Good working knowledge of Job Costing systems and Work In Progress management

MS Office with sound skills in Excel


The London based AP role is responsible for P&L and Performance management of several entities, reports to the Finance Controller in London, and works with the team to deliver financial reporting and analyse ongoing business performance.

Day to day duties

Working with the Financial Controller and the Senior Management Accountants to understand the ongoing performance of each of the entities in Europe;

Managing unbilled, deferred/accrued income and Revenue recognition, and produce monthly reconciliations of each for Month End;

Ensure that all billable expenses have been billed onto the client in line with their contract;

Undertake a monthly review of all existing projects and all new projects - review project profitability and advise on project accruals for expenses;

Process AP, cash book, and billing;

Bank reconciliation;

Review all client invoices and ensure that project leaders have signed off invoices and received copies;

Working with the Financial Controller and Senior Management Accountants to produce monthly management accounts, with particular emphasis on the Profit and Loss Account of each entity;

Ensuring that all relevant steps in the Europe Month End Close process have been completed;

Ad-hoc requests, analysis and projects.

Respond as needed, directly to outside client requests;

To Apply

Please email your up to date CV stating your current salary, notice period & salary sought


Our aim is to respond to all successful applications within 5 days. If you haven't been contacted

within 5 days your application has been unsuccessful and your details will not be held further but we

positively encourage you to apply for any other positions that you may see in the future.

We apologise that we cannot contact everybody in person but thank you in advance for your


Adept Recruitment Ltd encourages applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds.

Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability

to work in the UK. Adept Recruitment Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003.

Adept Recruitment is a Recruitment Agency and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its Clients.