Accounts Payable Assistant

Recruiter
Huntress
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
22 Apr 2019
Closes
10 May 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client, a FTSE 250 Technology business, is seeking an Accounts Payable expert to join them. You will need to be a confident individual who is used to a fast paced environment and superb time management.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Act as a trouble-shooter for all issues concerning the Accounts Payable functionality and Accounts Payable Process going forward

* This role involves hands-on involvement at all levels within the Accounts Payable functionality

* Be aware of the Inmarsat procurement procedure with regard to purchases, both contract and non-contract, resolve issues where possible and seek assistance from the Accounts Payable Team Leader otherwise

* Deal with queries from both internal and external customers (including suppliers and Divisional Financial Co-ordinators); manage email queue and phone calls coming through to AP efficiently, logging on query management tool all issues to be further worked on (Fresh Desk).

* Assist in developing and maintaining a close relationship with Procurement and Purchase To Pay

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* Understand the Accounts Payable process within SAP and the related internal control procedures and their implications as they relate to the Procure to Pay process

* Record invoices received in SAP in line with Inmarsat procedures and committed service level agreements and match invoices, where appropriate to purchase orders, ensuring that goods/services have been received

* Ensure bank details are correct on each and every supplier as invoices are dealt with and where necessary follow up with procurement when details require updating, logging the request on Fresh Desk and completing the tracker

* Manage vendor ledger accounts to ensure invoices are paid on time, vendor accounts are reconciled and outstanding open items are followed up on a regular basis.

* Perform monthly supplier reconciliations as per department target

* Obtain invoice payment confirmations and perform necessary task in SAP (e.g. GRN’s, Save as Complete, Invoice Posting etc.)

* Any other ad hoc requests from your line manager/senior management

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

* Good educational background

* Strong accounts payable experience gained with a professional environment

* SAP proficient

* Great attention to detail

* High level of accuracy

* Demonstrably excellent Time Management Skills

* Positive demeanour

* Great communication skills

* Proactive and ‘can-do’ attitude

* Diligent and thorough – committed to the task in hand

* Desire to improve working practices/systems

* Proficient in MS Office applications and Outlook

Huntress Search Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of 'protected characteristics' as defined under the Equality Act and other relevant UK legislation.

Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK

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