Accounts Payable Clerk

Excelitas Technologies Corp.
Rhuddlan, UK
Closing date
26 Sep 2020

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Job Purpose Statement: Under the direction of the Team Leader, the job holder is primarily responsible for ensuring that all accounts payable transactions are processed in a timely manner, in compliance with US and UK GAAP and Excelitas policies.

Dimensions and Limits of Authority : The job holder works within well defined processes, under close supervision. Any irregularities are raised immediately with the Team Leader.

Main Duties:

Primary functions shall be to:

  • Opening and distribution of post received in the Finance area
  • Input sterling and foreign purchase ledger invoices
  • Resolve queries on sterling and foreign invoices
  • Dealing with telephone enquiries from suppliers
  • Prepare and carry out monthly BACS run for UK and foreign suppliers, including entry onto Business Master and paying off IBS
  • Printing and filing the invoice entry reports daily
  • Maintain the purchase ledger filing system including Microfilming old invoices for archive
  • Responsible for all Qioptiq inter-company invoices, input and resolution of queries
  • Monthly reconciliation of all external creditors and inter-company creditors balances to the nominal accounts

Personal Specification:

It is essential that all candidates have the following:

  • Excellent communication skills with a flexible, proactive and 'can do' approach
  • Experience and understanding of Accounts Payable, General Ledger journals, Accounts Receivable, Bank Reconciliations and petty cash management
  • Organisation skills, a methodical style of work
  • A good standard of education - including min. C grades at GCSE for Maths and English
  • Advanced skills of Microsoft office programmes (specifically Excel and Outlook)
  • Experience within a general office or finance office environment
  • Confidence to liaise with internal contacts and external customers
  • The ability to work under pressure and meet demanding deadlines

It would be desirable, if candidates were able to demonstrate:

  • Relevant business administration (NVQ2) or introductory accounting qualifications
  • Experience of using an MRP or accounting systems, including knowledge of management accounting
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