Accounts Payable

Accounts Payable

KennedyPearce is recruiting an Accounts Payable Officer on behalf on a national property housing company towards West London.

In a nutshell: To provide an excellent purchase invoice processing function as part of a team reporting into the Purchase Ledger Manager. To provide support with ad-hoc tasks. To assist both internal and external customers ensuring all queries are addressed accurately and in good time.

* Be closely involved in the daily input of data to the accounting system and will resolve technical queries as requested by the Payments Ledger Manager or Head of Financial Services.

* Take responsibility for checking of payment submissions processed through the eProcurement system and on general payment forms, focussing on the weekly payment run schedule. Where errors are identified, educate relevant business users to avoid repeat mistakes.

* Reconcile supplier statements and respond to queries from suppliers and budget holders in a professional and efficient manner. Ensure trade creditor balances are reconciled quarterly each month end for every entity.

* Check staff expenses and mileage claims processed through the eExpenses system and review corporate credit card submissions each month end.

About you:

* Experience working in a Purchase Ledger team, ideally within the Housing sector.

* Experience with processing large volumes of data working to tight deadlines and committing to working effectively and supportively as part of a team.

* Experience with liaising with internal stakeholders of all levels within a large organisation.

* Understand the importance of and uphold effective supplier relationships.

* An ability to uphold ‘best practice’ principles for compliant invoice processing including educating internal stakeholders where due process is not adhered to.

* Experience with navigating and an ability to exploit eProcurement systems.

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