Accounts Payable

Recruiter
Randstad Business Support
Location
Manchester, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Aug 2019
Closes
05 Sep 2019
Ref
1229170772
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Accounts Payable Administrator

Manchester

Monday to Friday

Do you have experience working in Oracle?

Do you want to interact with different people on a daily basis?

Are you an enthusiastic individual with a keen eye for details?

If all or most of the above apply to you, I encourage you to read further.

Role:

The Accounts Payable Administrator will report to Accounts Payable Manager.

They will ensure that supplier queries/issues, in particular invoices and credit notes are dealt with promptly and accurately in accordance with performance and quality standards.

To research and resolve exceptions, resolve supplier queries in relation to payments and invoices, and escalate internally if required.

Benefits:

Generous salary
Excellent opportunity to go into a permanent role
Based in the city centre
Full training providedResponsibilities:

Create, maintain and update supplier accounts via masterdata maintenance
Deal with supplier issues relating to invoices
Own the management of supplier queries between supplier, business units, and Group Procurement
Manage and resolve internal invoice queries, ensuring debit balances are managed quickly
Ensure all supplier statements are reconciled, any queries are dealt with/escalated promptly
Ensure that all correspondence is dealt with promptly and escalation files are maintained
Pro-actively manage blockages in respect to invoice approval and GRN-ing - engage with approvers and receipts to ensure they action approval / receipting promptly
Monitor and clear invoice register
When corresponding, encourage suppliers to use the supplier self-service portal
Work with Group Procurement to manage price variances
Work with suppliers/internal customers to manage quantity variances
Support continuous improvement - analyse processes into their constituent parts, identify problems and suggest solutions
Undertake any necessary training associated with the duties of the post and participates in training and development procedures
Any other reasonable duties

Requirements:

GCSE (or equivalent) in Mathematics and English Language
Proficient in MS Office applications (particularly Excel)
Have used ERP systems before (Oracle would be preference but SAP experience acceptable)
Basic knowledge of principles, practices, regulations and procedures relating to Accounts Payable function will be an advantage
Ability to operate in a service driven culture, continuously challenging and seeking to be better
Good communication skills
Good customer service skill-set, going above and beyond the call of duty where necessary
Committed team player
Trustworthy, diligent and self-motivated
Strong organisation and time management skills
High level of inputting accuracy
Able to organise own workload and to re-prioritise at short notice in order to meet deadlines
Able to break down processes into their constituent parts, identify problems and suggest solutionsConclusion:

If you or anyone you know is looking for a role like this please get in touch with our local office - Business Support department - or apply below.

Randstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone

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