Accounts Payable Clerk

Reed Accountancy
25000.00 GBP Annual
12 Sep 2017
10 Oct 2017
Contract Type
An opportunity has arisen for a Accounts Payable clerk with a minimum of 2 years relevant experience. The key responsibility for this individual would be to manage the Accounts Payable function for all business units in the Group and play an active role in the Finance Department.

Below is a list of the main role duties and responsibilities,

• Ensure compliance of invoice approval in line with Group FAL's (Financial Authority Limits)
• Ensure application of the procurement procedure
• Maintain a robust Purchase Order System and compliance by users
• Ensure accurate coding and batching
• Efficiently deal with supplier queries both externally and internally
• Production of 'Invoice on hold' report to budget holders to ensure timely payment of invoices.
• Reconciliation of Aged Creditors against Supplier Statements
• Maintain Intercompany schedules and reconciliations
• Liaise closely with Accountants on Capital Expenditure and Prepayments
• Manage the Accounts Payable monthend process
• Supervision of one Accounts Payable assistant
• Prepare various methods of payments, BACS, Cheques BIB for suppliers in line with company policy.
• Provide key element cover for Cashier
• To prepare periodic and ad-hoc reporting for management, as requested.
• To identify and recommend opportunities for improvement in existing procedures and processes consistent with the companies policies and procedures.
• To undertake adhoc tasks or projects as directed by Senior Management.
• Manage relationships both internally and externally

• Registering and processing supplier invoices on Oracle and Sage accounting software.

Person and skill specification

The ideal candidate would be a proven and experienced in Accounts Payable looking to make that next step of managing the end to end process of 4 operating units.

Confident with the entire Accounts Payable Process
Experience in a fast paced, pressurised and environment
Excel Skills (Intermediate)
Ability to deal with people at all levels
Able to work in a pressurised environment and meet strict deadlines
Able to manage and prioritise
Be organised, diligent and methodical
Good Attention to detail
Good verbal and written skills
Good people skills, enthusiastic and can add value to the department
Good Systems skills, preferably Oracle/Sage


20 days Annual Leave
Discretionary Bonus

Essential to the role is the use of the Oracle software.

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business