Accounts Payable Clerk

Page Personnel Finance
London, UK
18 Jul 2019
25 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity to work within the UK's largest independent provider of clinical laboratory diagnostics. The company is undergoing a large amount of growth and are now looking to add a driven and capable AP Clerk to their finance team.

Client Details

The company is based in the West end of Central London, they provide customers with the laboratory information required for diagnosis and treatment of medical disorders. The company has recently undergone rapid growth and expansion and is looking for a proactive Accounts Payable Clerk to fit into their established growing finance team.


As the Accounts Payable Clerk, your key responsibilities will be:

- Apply the correct VAT treatment to the invoice for that specific company and demonstrate a basic understanding of VAT.

- Review reports generated form the purchase order platform on a daily basis and resolve items with an open status which includes un-submitted invoices, unmatched purchase orders (including purchases orders that have exceeded their limits) and unapproved purchase orders or invoices.

- Reconcile supplier accounts to supplier statements on a monthly basis.

- Process and pay staff expense claims and analyse credit card accounts and journal payments to the finance system.

- Building and managing reports for various stakeholders within the business.

- Review the general ledger account and cost coding submitted by operations as part of the purchase order and determine if the invoice coding in accounting review is accurate.

-Manage and process invoices using the payment request function and apply the relevant general ledger and cost coding before sending the invoice for approval.

-Any ad hoc duties as required by the Accounts Payable Manager.


The successful Accounts Payable Clerk will:

- Minimum of foundation AAT or degree in Accounting and finance (or related)

- Minimum of 2 years working in an accounts payable department and preferably a multi-company environment.

- Demonstrate a basic understanding of VAT.

- Experience in liaising with all levels of staff.

- Highly skilled in the use of Microsoft office and intermediate level of Excel skills is mandatory.

- Proactive, highly motivated and a strong team player.

Job Offer

The successful Accounts Payable Clerk will have access to:

- Private Health Care

- Half price gym memberships

- Season ticket loan

- Study support

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