Accounts Payable Accountant

Employer
Oliver James Associates Limited
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
9 Jun 2022

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Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The role will have interaction across multiple locations and functional areas of the business and provides exposure to the overall fast-growing business. The role supports the achievement of an accountancy qualification with opportunities for progression within a dynamic team.

Responsibilities:
  • Input of non-technical invoices for service entities ensuring the correct financial dimensions are used and invoices are submitted to the appropriate budget holder
  • Process non-technical payments for service entities ensuring suppliers are paid promptly
  • Liaise effectively with suppliers on any queries regarding payments made
  • Process technical payments for insurance/reinsurance entities in a timely and efficient manner
  • Complete monthly payroll funding for all European locations
  • Complete quarterly settlement of intergroup balances
  • Maintain vendor records to ensure are details are correct and up to date
  • Perform call back procedures to verify supplier bank details are correct
  • Assist on VAT requirements by ensure supplier VAT numbers are accurate and valid
  • Adhere to and maintain policies and procedures to ensure appropriate financial and internal controls are in place, including compliance with Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002
  • Process and pay any ad-hoc payments requests
  • Liaise with internal and external auditors
  • Complete bank reconciliations for a broad range of group companies
  • Assistance in Ad hoc projects

Skills:
  • At least 2 to 3 years prior relevant experience (financial services industry is preferred).
  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work on own initiative and complete work in a methodical, thorough and organised manner
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Excellent numerical skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with both internal and external connections.
  • Be an efficient and effective team member and participate fully to achieve team goals

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