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Accounts Payable

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £24000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Bethany Singer

  • Job ref:

    BS34891_1574176385

  • Published:

    23 days ago

My client, a commercial Foreign exchange specialist, based in the City are looking for a Junior Accounts Payable clerk to join their finance team. This fast paced team and looking for positive, reliable and well organised individual on a 6-12 month FTC, with potential to turn permanent depending on individual performance. Must have excellent excel skills.

As an Accounts Payable clerk you will be responsible for:

  • Preparing and running the weekly supplier payment runs for all subsidiaries.
  • Posting invoices accurately to weekly and monthly deadlines.
  • Reconcile supplier statements.
  • Timely and accurate delivery of payment cycle for suppliers.
  • Ensure correct authorizations are obtained.
  • Sending payment runs via BACs.
  • Inspect and resolve misallocated costs.
  • Investigate and resolve queries associated with supplier invoices and recharges.
  • Ensure accurate application of VAT to invoicing and cost allocations.
  • Confirm invoices are checked and approved in line with policy and operational guidelines.
  • Ensure completeness and accuracy of accounts payable files including weekly reconciliation of control accounts.
  • Preparing reporting of payment practices and performance (Suppliers report).

As an Accounts Payable clerk you will need:

  • Finance/accounting background: must have great knowledge of financial statements (income statement, balance sheet, cash flow statements, etc.) and how they work.
  • Strong attention to detail to ensure a high degree of accuracy and adherence to all controls.
  • Solid accounting, finance and bookkeeping knowledge.
  • Advanced Excel experience: macros, Vlookup's, pivot tables, scenario manager.
  • Computer systems familiarity: must be comfortable working with our information technology department and able to learn quickly about our computer operating system to assist in new report generation and reconciliation of existing reports.
  • Experience on working in MS Excel spreadsheet along with the use of statistical software to analyze the financial reports.
  • SunSystems knowledge
  • Desirable experience of dealing with auditors and handling audit

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