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Accounts Payable

  • Location

    West End, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits & Pension

  • Contact:

    Sinead Lennon-Smith

  • Contact email:

    sinead@kennedypearce.com

  • Job ref:

    SLS_AP_1588781794

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    9-12 Months

A Global Private Equity firm based in the West End is looking for an Accounts Payable Assistant to join their Head Office Team on a maternity cover basis.

Reporting to the Accounts Payable Manager the Accounts Payable Assistant will be responsible for:

  • Receiving and organising supplier invoices
  • Using the approvals to assist in validating the deal-related purchase invoices with the investment professionals that have requested the work
  • Reviewing the deal codes with the deal codes list, if assistance is required query about the deal codes with the investment professionals
  • Using the approvals to assist in validating the non-deal related purchase invoices with the appropriate teams, managers and fund heads
  • Reviewing and checking the payment approval selections are the relevant authorised persons
  • Sending the payments to the bank by observing the regular office and supplier's payment deadlines
  • Reviewing the banks and record related payments in the accounting software
  • Completing entity responsibilities for period-ends within set deadlines
  • Bank & Payment runs
  • Preparing priority payments in the online banking portal
  • Running the regional entity's pay cycles
  • Complete supplier set up and reviews of new supplier requests and modification of profiles
  • Expense reporting

You will have:

  • Basic knowledge of accounting principles
  • Strong organisational and detail-oriented skills
  • Excellent communication skills - both written and oral
  • A strong sense of responsibility
  • GCSE A*-C Maths (or equivalent) required
  • A-Level or Higher Education Qualifications preferable

Ideal Candidate

  • Financial Services experience
  • Prior knowledge of Oracle PeopleSoft Enterprise
  • Prior knowledge of SAP products

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