Accounts Payable Assistant

15 Sep 2017
13 Oct 2017
Contract Type

Accounts Payable Assistant


9 month fixed term

We have an opportunity within our Accounts Payable team for an experienced purchase ledger clerk to join HomeServe on a 9 month fixed term contract. This role is to process all purchase invoices accurately, on time and in line with agreed policies and processes, ensuring that Financial control is maintained in addition to;

* Processing all purchase invoices for Group companies accurately and efficiently to an agreed timescale and within agreed supplier terms.
* Investigating and resolving all queries (supplier and internal) promptly and accurately including:
* Cost and payment issues from received contractor invoices
* Claimcentre finance query queue
* Departmental customer queries
* Ensure that the IPROC helpdesk function operates efficiently.
* Performing supplier statement reconciliations within the required timescales
* Assisting in helping that purchase orders are used correctly by communicating with business users to make sure that they understand the I-Procurement process
* Ensuring that the 'no PO no pay' process is adhered to
* Managing values and volumes of invoices on hold and goods received not invoiced
* Identifying improvements to AP related systems and processes

To be successful in this role you will need to have the following knowledge, skills and attributes:


* Proven AP experience
* Experience of financial purchase ledger transactions in a high volume business
* Intermediate user of Microsoft Excel/Office
* Used to working within tight deadlines
* Keen to look for ways to change and improve processes
* Organised and methodical approach
* A flexible approach to work
* Good communication skills (verbal and written)


* Experienced in using Oracle AP ledger/I-Procurement
* Studying towards AAT qualification

What We Offer

You'll get a competitive salary, 22 days holiday, pension scheme, medical, bonus, free HomeServe Cover 8 policy, benefits portal and awards scheme, subsidised restaurant, free onsite parking, a relaxed dress code and the opportunity to be involved in a variety of charitable/volunteer work.

You'll work in a fun, friendly inclusive environment where People understand the value of their contribution to our goals and are encouraged to recognise a job well done. You'll be part of an open, engaged culture where everyone has an equal voice and the opportunity to get involved, as well as make a real difference in our Customers' lives.

Could you be who we're looking for?

It's our People that truly make what we do so special. As part of the HomeServe family your job will be to put our Customers first and we will give you everything you need to make this happen.

This is an exciting time to join HomeServe. We've been named as the third best place to work in the UK by Glassdoor, based solely on the input of our People. Glassdoor also placed HomeServe as one of the top three companies in the UK for maintaining a good work life balance. We've also been recognised as the 'Most improved company in the UK for Customer satisfaction in the services sector' in surveys by the Institute of Customer Service.

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HomeServe is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and we are also happy to discuss flexible working for all of our jobs.

Only agencies on our PSL can provide us with CVs when instructed by our in-house recruitment team. We therefore are not in a position to accept any speculative CVs from agencies who are not on our PSL. If we become aware of unsolicited CVs being sent to us we will accept these as direct applications and process accordingly