job detail: Accounts Payable Specialist

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Vacancy detail:    
Job ID:   4550
Job title:   Accounts Payable Specialist
Job type:   Permanent
Contract type:   All job types
Posted in category:    Accounting / Finance
Job location:    North East Area
Salary:   Excellent Salary
Job description:  

Overview of role: Our client in the North East area is looking for an Accounts Payable Specialist to join their team on a permanent basis. To work within the accounts payable team whose main purpose is to ensure all suppliers are paid on time for their appropriate business unit and to support the AP Team Leader & AP Manager in the effective and efficient operation of the department.  



Bank Payments in Euro, STG & USD (BOL’s & CAPS)

Maintaining advances schedule(s)

Run Weekly reports that drive efficiency through the business

Input Business Unit KPI’s

Produce month End Accrual Reconciliations (Large volume)

Produce Month End Bank Reconciliations (Large Volume of transactions)

Preparing and second checking supplier payment runs

Intercompany Reconciliations & Payments

Assist the AP manager in co-ordinating month end closes per BU

Scanning supplier invoices/ Managing Verification Queues/ Invoice Training

Matching, coding and processing of Supplier invoices to stock system

Investigation and resolution of supplier queries

Assist in preparing accounts for payment

Creditors Reconciliations monthly/ Quarterly working from aged accruals listing/ critical supplier listing

Intercompany Invoice matching, coding and processing

Holiday cover off for other colleagues (Cross Training Required)

Ensure high quality service given by SSC AP is upheld

Form and build relationships with each of our BU finance teams/ MD’s

Attend weekly meetings with the cost centre to which you are assigned

Any other ad hoc duties as deemed appropriate by the management team

Generate GP and BOL’s as required


Required / Desirable Qualifications and Experience:

Accounts Technician or part qualified accountant would be a distinct advantage

Ideally up to 5 year’s previous experience in an accounts payable and busy office

Experience in Word & Excel is essential

Experience of Sun accounts system would be an advantage

Good aptitude for figures

Excellent communication skills

Ability to work on own initiative

Excellent planning & organisational skills

A distinct ability to time manage effectively in order to meet strict deadlines

A firm customer service understanding and approach.

Excellent time management skills and the flexibility to work outside of normal hours to suit the requirements of the business.



Do you have IATI full or part qualified?

Do you have 2 years industry accounts experience?

Have you worked in a Multi-currency environment?


If you are interested in the above role, please email your CV to quoting reference HM/4140. At The Recruitment Bureau, we respect your privacy. Your CV will not be forwarded to a client company without your consent.

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