Accounts Payable Assistant

Berry Recruitment
Oxfordshire, UK
16 Sep 2019
22 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Berry Recruitment are on the lookout for an Accounts Payable Assistant who will be responsible for the day to day tasks allocated to them by the Accounts Payable Manager.

Salary: £22,000 - £24,000

Hours: 8 hours a day between 7:30 and 5pm (This is flexible as long as 8 hours completed)

Benefits: 23 days holiday + 8 bank holidays - Free Parking

You will take complete responsibility for specific suppliers, as allocated by the AP Manager, ensuring all invoices and credits are authorised, processed, matched, reconciled and paid as efficiently as possible. Liaising with branches and suppliers to resolve disputes and queries and supporting other team members where appropriate.

Key Accountabilities/Responsibilities for this role
  • Ensure Invoices and Credits are accurately inputted, appropriately authorised and coded using
  • correct cost centres and expense codes & matched in a timely and efficient manner, working within strict deadlines as outlined in specific KPI's and objectives
  • Ensure Manual Matching of Stock invoices/credits are processed in compliance with the 8 -day rule
  • All invoices/credits received via POST to be scanned and documented daily
  • Obtaining and reconciling supplier statements, investigating and resolving queries
  • Respond quickly and efficiently to email queries
  • Communicate and resolve supplier and branch queries or disputes efficiently and effectively
  • Ensure any supplier accounts placed on Stop that are assigned, are cleared with 24 hours and communicated back to the branch and supplier
  • Provide excellent customer service and support to branches and suppliers
  • Assistant other team members within the department when necessary
  • Continue to seek ways to improve processes and procedures
  • Perform any other Ad hoc duties as assigned by AP Manager

Experience, Knowledge, Qualifications & Skills
  • Good excel skills
  • Accurate data input skills
  • Able to manage multiple projects in a high-volume environment
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Good organisation skills with a good level of accuracy
  • To be able to work to deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Comfortable communicating with all levels of the company, in a professional manner whilst acknowledging confidentiality; either in person, via email or on the phone
  • Happy to work in a team
  • Proactive approach to work and delivering a good service to both internal and external customers.
  • Flexible to business changes
  • Has a good knowledge and ability required for the job
  • Deals Honestly and fairly with others, showing consideration and respect

If you believe you have the passion and enthusiasm to succeed in this role, please contact Kathy Rusher on or email at the Oxford Branch.

We look forward to hearing from you.
Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and ability to perform the duties of the job.

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