Accounts Payable

Posted 24 January 2023
Salary Up to £150 per day + HYBRID WORKING
LocationLondon
Job type Temporary
DisciplineAccounting & Finance
ReferenceAP - TEMP_1674570172
Contact NameJessica Bambridge

Job description

We are recruiting for an Accounts Payable candidate to join a very prestigious Private Equity firm based in the West End. This is a temporary role, hybrid working, 6 months with the review to go permanent paying £150 a day.

Our client has summed the role up into 3 main duties

  • Invoicing
  • Supplier management
  • Expenses

Other Duties of Accounts Payable:

  • Receive, organise and submit the supplier invoices
  • Use the approvals to assist in validating the deal-related purchase invoices with the investment professionals that have requested the work
  • Review the deal codes with the deal codes list, if assistance is required query about the deal codes with the investment professionals
  • Use the approvals to assist in validating the non-deal related purchase invoices with the appropriate teams, managers and fund heads
  • Review and check the payment approval selections are the relevant authorised persons
  • Send the payments to the bank by observing the regular office and supplier's payment deadlines
  • Review the banks and record related payments in the accounting software
  • Follow and guide the business on the set deadlines
  • Complete entity responsibilities for period-ends within set deadlines
  • Setting up contracts to be used against invoices
  • Matching contracts to invoice entries
  • Maintaining contracts and managing queries
  • Prepare priority payments in the online banking portal
  • Run the regional entity's Pay Cycles, review for appropriate approvals

Candidate Requirements

  • A year, or more, experience in a similar role (ideally financial services)
  • Confident working knowledge of Word, Excel and Outlook required
  • Prior knowledge of Oracle PeopleSoft Enterprise preferred but not compulsory
  • Prior knowledge of SAP products Concur, Ariba & SLP preferred but not compulsory

Please note - this is a very high volume role - successful candidate must have a strong attention to detail.