Accounts Payable Officer

The Berkeley Group Holdings
Closing date
11 Feb 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
To provide a professional and timely accounting service in respect of payments of invoices and expenses through the Purchase Ledger, and to ensure that this professional service is provided to the business and external parties such as suppliers and subcontractors.

Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

* Processing invoices

* Processing subcontractor valuations

* Resolving invoice queries in a timely manner

* Liaising with suppliers and staff

* Ensure correct coding of invoices

* Review of registered invoices not yet approved

* Set up and maintain supplier information

* Verify new subcontractors with HMRC

* Distribution of invoices to departments on weekly basis

* Processing payment runs

* Reconciling supplier statements

* To ensure all relevant documentation related to payment of invoices is accurate and attached, such as bank details and company addresses

* To provide point of contact with all creditors who may have queries regarding outstanding invoices, or staff/ non staff expenses

* Processing and tracking business rates, council tax and utilities

* Support Accounts Payables Manager and Financial Controller as required

Technical Competencies:

* Demonstrated experience in working in an Accounts Payable Officer role, preferably within the construction industry

* Experience working with accounting systems. Coda preferred but not essential

* Experience working with purchase orders

* Experience working with subcontractor valuations and CIS deductions preferred

* Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines

* Exceptional attention to detail

* Experience checking/reviewing nominal codes preferred

* Ability to work in a fast-paced environment processing high volumes of work

* Confidence to ensure processes and deadlines are adhered to by other departments

* Intermediate knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite, particularly Excel

Person Specification:

Proactive, self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook

Keen to deliver exceptional customer service

Flexible and reliable

Credible, and comfortable in dealing with a wide variety of stakeholders

Reliable, tolerant, and determined

Team player

Empathic communicator, able to see things from the other person's point of view

Well-presented and business like

Please note our standard working hours are 8:00am until 5.00pm Monday to Friday

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