Accounts Payable Analyst

Charterhouse Recruitment Ltd
York, UK
22 May 2019
28 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Accounts Payable Analyst to join our client's Accounts Payable team based in York. The assignment is estimated to last for at least 6 weeks.

You will play a pivotal role in supporting the Accounts Payable Manager, acting as the key person when working collaboratively with our Shared Service Outsourcers and internally. You will work pro-actively to resolve problems and queries that arise for all things relating to supplier and intercompany invoicing. Responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:

- Effectively find ways to resolve queries and when required liaise with our outsource providers on more complex query issues.
- Govern and champion improvements to our Source to Pay processes, whilst ensuring any systems errors are identified and resolved as quickly as possible.
- Work collaboratively with our outsource providers to maximise the services provided to us, ensuring adding value in everything they do.
- Develop and update information and training material to support our people to easily access the information they need.
- Proactively review our aged payables position, focusing on keeping this amount as low as possible whilst working to resolve queries.
- Have the ability to deliver improvements across the end to end payables processes, striving for 'best in class' processes and customer service.
- Work consistently to identify any differences on our Intercompany balance sheets.
- Most importantly, you will work across a wide range of stakeholders acting as the 'go to' person for all things relating to invoice queries whilst upskilling our people to follow processes correctly, providing support and coaching where needed.

Naturally, you will have the ability to develop great relationships across a range of stakeholder groups. Being able to flex your approach in different situations is essential coupled with ability to thrive in an environment that can often be ambiguous. Having a results focused approach is key, as is having an aptitude for finding simple solutions to problems or barriers with a positive can do approach.

You will have advanced Excel skills, with a high degree of numeracy, coupled with a good working knowledge of computer-based management systems (ideally SAP). You will be highly motivated and comfortable taking responsibility for your own work with minimal supervision and guidance. Finally, your ability to influence others through your great communication skills is imperative in this role.

For more information about this role, please contact Jake at Charterhouse Recruitment on , or send your up-to-date CV to

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