Accounts Payable Accounts Assistant

Recruiter
Cobham Consulting Ltd
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
28 Jul 2019
Closes
31 Jul 2019
Ref
1213638278
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The role will include a wide range of responsibilities working in a dynamic environment. You will report directly to the Financial Controller and have regular interaction with the Group CFO. The role will attract a competitive salary (£19,000 - £24,000pa), along with a wide range of benefits including workplace pension, on-site café and garden, subsidised gym membership and regular social events.

The core role will include the following:
  • Preparation of payments for stock suppliers
  • Investigation of unpaid invoices
  • Reconciliation of payables ledger against supplier statements
  • Checking and authorisation of stock invoices against internal rules
  • Requesting approval for invoices which fall out of these rules
  • Limited debt chasing for dealers who payments are being made to
  • Managing suppliers and internal employees' expectations to payment processes
  • Support for the Financial Controller in relation to any other ad-hoc projects and requests

Key Competencies:
  • Good underlying knowledge of core accountancy practice and principles
  • Ability to manage time and prioritise tasks
  • Strong numeracy skills
  • Experience working in a finance/accountancy role advantageous
  • Proficient with MS Excel including use of pivots and VLOOKUP's
  • Clear and effective written communication skills
  • A commitment to high standards of customer service
  • A team player focused on achieving departmental goals

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