Accounts Payable Clerk

Posted 02 June 2023
Salary £26000 - £28500 per annum
LocationHemel Hempstead
Job type Permanent
Discipline Accounting & Finance
Contact NameJoanna Engel

Job description

Our Client seeks anAccounts Payable Clerkto join the business on a permanent basis. TheAccounts Payable Clerkwill process payable documents on time and process banking transactions in a timely manner and to month-end deadlines.This role offers hybrid working and benefits include private health care, performance bonus, employer contributory pension scheme, life insurance, contribution towards eye test and Bike2Work Scheme.

Duties of the Accounts Payable Clerk include:

  • Ensure that standing data recorded in the accounts payable, is accurate and up to date, to enable the timely and accurate processing of payable documents.

  • Receive, validate, and accurately input to the accounts payable, invoices received from suppliers and intercompany, to ensure only accurate and bona fide documents are processed for payment.

  • Ensure all approval queries and 3-way PO matching queries are investigated and resolved.

  • Ensure all Direct Debit and Prepayments are reconciled in a timely manner.

  • Arrange accounts payable payments accurately and within appropriate time frames, to ensure supplier and employee relationships are maintained at an appropriate level.

  • Process Banking transactions in a timely manner, to month end deadlines and to reconciliation timetable.

  • Dealing with payment requests

  • Ad-hoc tasks

Requirements for the Accounts Payable Clerk include:

  • GCSEs in Mathematics and English

  • Good working knowledge of the English language

  • Good problem-solving skills

  • Good interpersonal and negotiation skills

  • Good communication and self-organisational skills

  • Good computer literacy skills (including Word and Excel)

  • Ability to work well under pressure.

  • Ability to multitask and work across multiple ledgers.

  • Any other European language (French, German, Spanish, Polish, Italian) would be a plus.

  • 2 years accounting/accounts payable experience, ideally within an SSC environment

This is a hybrid role.