Accounts Payable Assistant

Basildon, UK
03 Aug 2019
22 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Accounts Payable Assistant

Location: Basildon - SS15 6EF
Salary: £18k - £20k DOE
Employment Status: Full-time, Permanent

Why do we want you?We want you because you have experience working within an Accounts Payable / Finance team. You ideally have experience or an understanding of Purchase Ledger functions along with solid working knowledge of the Sun accounting system.

Wilmington plc is a dynamic and expanding company with a common aim - turning knowledge into advantage. We provide information and training to professional business markets within the Risk & Compliance, Professional and Healthcare sectors. We enable professionals and their organisations to enhance performance by providing high quality, relevant and reliable information, education and knowledge. Our services are underpinned by our core values of enhancing, enabling, collaborating and innovating.

Main Purpose of Role
The main purpose of this role is to assist the purchase ledger department to ensure the timely and accurate payment of suppliers on ALL ledgers

- Checking and analysis of employee expense claims
- Checking and analysis of employee credit card expense claims
- Reconcile employee credit card expenses to Barclaycard statements
- Liaising with employees and management re Credit Card expense claims
- International Proactis purchase ledger invoicing administration, including registration, scanning and troubleshooting any issues
- Checking and reconciling of Direct Debit accounts on Purchase Ledger
- Support of ALL aspects of the day-to-day running of Proactis including administration of post trays, invoicing in-tray, registration of invoices, scanning and troubleshooting
- Dealing with supplier queries via telephone and e-mail

We always support colleagues to develop their skills but to be successful in this job you really do need to already be able to tick most of these boxes...
- Experience in the same or similar role
- 1-2 years experience working in accounts/finance
- Knowledge of purchase ledger functions
- Previous experience in processing expenses (desirable)
- Working knowledge of SUN accounting system (desirable)
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages including Excel, Word and Outlook
- To be able to process large amounts of data quickly and accurately
- Excellent attention to detail
- Legible hand writing
- Ability to work under pressure
- Ability to multi-task and to manage and prioritise busy workload

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