Accounts Payable Clerk

Page Personnel Finance
Watford, UK
19 Sep 2019
28 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
My watford based client are looking for an Accounts Payable Clerk to join the business on a temporary to permanent basis.

Client Details

My retail client are a business with an international presence. This is an opportunity for someone who is looking for security and stability within a role. This organisation is well renowned for their constant training for new and existing staff, in order to make sure that your skills are kept up to scratch. The temporary aspect of this role will give you a great insight to what it's like to work for a business like this.


The main duties for the accounts payable clerk will be as follows:
  • Daily review of Merchandise, Freight and Duty discrepancies between vendor invoices and purchase orders/accruals that are generated from auto match system.
  • Resolving these discrepancies in a timely manner and ensuring that vendor payments are generated correctly and on time.
  • Weekly reconciliation of Duty accruals with HMRC statement.
  • Processing of misc. invoices
  • To receive, log and investigate vendor claims by liaising with buyers and/or warehouses
  • Process payments where claims are correct, ensuring all paperwork has been properly authorised.
  • Daily communication with vendors, buyers and warehouse/depot personnel to follow up and resolve vendor claims as well as receiving queries.
  • Monthly reconciliation of vendor statements with timely follow up and resolution of any outstanding discrepancies.


The successful accounts payable clerk will be immediately available or on a one week notice. It would also be advantageous to have previous experience with merchandising invoices, however this is not essential.

Job Offer

There is free parking on site, as well as having great benefits when the role is made permanent.

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