Accounts Payable

Posted 23 May 2023
Salary £180 - £200 per day + temp to perm £35K, city based, lovely offices
LocationCity of London
Job type Contract
Discipline Accounting & Finance
Contact NameJessica Bambridge

Job description

We are working alongside a private sector investment firm looking for an Accounts Payable candidate to join their team on a temp to perm contract, this is paying between £180-200 a day umbrella - with a salary of £35K per annum. This role is based in the City.

The role is multi-focused providing support to the Finance Assistant. This will require the candidate to own the Accounts Payable function which includes processing invoices, processing staff expenses, arranging payments in the bank and the corresponding paperwork on time. In addition to this they will also be assisting with the intercompany recharge process, and other ad hoc tasks as and when needed. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic to work in a busy and diverse organisation.

The role will be full time and it is required that 2 days will be in the office.

Responsibilities of the Accounts Payable candidate

  • Review, allocate and seek approval for invoices from suppliers and input into the general ledger (Xero), ensuring the correct VAT treatment.
  • Concur Expense System - review and process expense claims logged and ensure compliance with Company policy, correct allocation and VAT coding treatment. Respond to employee's Concur queries.
  • Prepare the weekly payment run using
  • Aid the Finance Assistant in preparing the back up documentation for intercompany recharges
  • Resolve invoice discrepancies/issues and respond to enquiries from suppliers.
  • Other ad hoc tasks

Skills and Experience

  • Minimum 4 years experience in finance functions including accounts payable.
  • Minimum of AAT qualification.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, organised and capable of prioritising their workload.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy for data entry to the general ledger.
  • Proactive, demonstrating good communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office software, in particular Excel.


  • Prior experience with accounts payable processes and working within a group structure.
  • Ideally, but not essential, prior use or knowledge of, Concur and Xero (or similar systems).