Accounts Payable

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £20000 - £22000 per annum + study support

  • Contact:

    Celia Matkins

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

Our client is a global media agency who embrace a vibrant and dynamic work environment. They are seeking an Accounts Payable who holds a little experience and is now looking for the next step.


To manage the payment of all media supplier invoices and associated ledgers. To manage media credits as per red/green schedule.


  • Stamp supplier invoice on day of receipt.
  • Review supplier invoice within 48 hours of receipt.
  • Submit actuals invoices to the client teams within 24 hours of receipt via system.
  • Receive new client forms from billings and credit controller and do company check & DB check within 24 hours.
  • Check team bookings within 24 hours of submission.
  • Media payables and booking queries should be looked into and responded to in a collaborative and constructive manner
  • Review, complete and own Aged Creditor, Aged WIP and Intercompany Reports.
  • Prepare and own monthly WIP meeting.
  • Twice a month review all supplier invoices to see if funds have been received
  • Once statement and bank details received, check all details correct and process payment.
  • If payment in GBP it should be paid via a 5P. If payment is in currency then it should be paid via HSBCnet, if there is no template a form should be completed, signed by FM/FD and given to media manager to add.
  • Payments should be posted within 24 hours of it leaving our account.
  • Any reasonable adhoc tasks as instructed by reporting managers. For e.g. leave cover of tasks - full detail should be provided with appropriate timescale.

Knowledge, skills & experience

  • Finance qualification - advantageous.
  • Any experience working within a Finance department - advantageous.
  • Commercial outlook; An awareness of consumer & business world.
  • Ability to diagnose problem & underlying causes.
  • Open mind to assess different options & solutions.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with finance and non-finance people, throughout Mindshare.
  • Strong verbal & written communicator - in a collaborative manner.
  • Self-motivated, flexible and high level of initiative. Takes ownership of issues and personal development.
  • Ability to prioritise and complete tasks to deadlines.
  • Anticipate issues and take proactive action to avoid problems.
  • Understanding of SOx obligations, Accounting Standards and Business Control Environments.
  • Good IT skills - in particular excel (VLookup, Pivot Tables)
  • Good Finance application skills.

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