Accounts Payable Clerk

Accounts Payable Clerk

  • Location

    Derbyshire, England

  • Sector:

    Finance Clerical

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  • Contact:

    Matthew Spicer

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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We are seeking an Accounts Payable Assistant on behalf of an innovative and progressive organisation in Derbyshire.

Main Purpose of role:

Prepare payment proposals by receiving, processing, verifying, controlling and reconciling invoices, employee expenses claims and credit card statements for the company and associated companies.

Key Responsibilities

Process vendor invoices ensuring correct coding to accounts, cost centres and other required analytical codes.

Ensure each invoice is authorised in accordance with the company delegation of authority

Match invoices to approved purchase orders or obtaining approval of direct invoice postings

Reconcile ledger entries and vendor accounts to supplier statements on a routine basis

Prepares periodic vendor payment proposals supported by approved processed invoices.

Prepares periodic employee expenses payment proposals supported by approved employee expense.

Ensures all available discounts are taken.

Ensure that invoices are entered with correct payment terms

Verifies vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions.

Maintains historical records by filing documents electronically or in physical files.

Ensures that VAT is accounted for in accordance with the company VAT treatment policy.

Ensure that invoice queries are logged and coordinate resolution.

Investigate and resolve debit balances on vendor accounts

Any other duties that may be deemed appropriate to the role

To follow, contribute and promote Health, Safety, Environmental Quality

Skills & Experience relevant to role, including technical experience

Experience in a Purchase Ledger/Accounts Payable role

Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel

Team Player

Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a high attention to detail, accuracy and reconciliations

Able to communicate effectively within a team and engage with stakeholders at all levels of the business

Ability to manage high volumes of transactional work

Is not knocked off balance by ambiguity uncertainty and change

Ability to demonstrate the company values.

Knowledge of SAP systems

Required Behavioural Competencies

Adaptability - open to and actively solicit new ideas

Assertiveness - readily offers opinions and takes action even when their position may be unpopular

Business Thinking - sees the organisation as a series of integrated and interlocking business processes. Understands general business concepts. Understands the financial framework of the organisation

Communication - Good interpersonal skills, understands the importance of communicating effectively with team members and at all levels of the organisation

Positive Attitude - Performing job role with a "can do" attitude, actively helping others and the organisation to deliver high quality results

You must have the right to live and work in the UK for this role.

Jobs you may have applied for include; Purchase Ledger, Accounts Payable, Payable Assistant and Payable Clerk.

Cherry Professional are recruiting this role on behalf of the Client