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Accounts Payable Clerk - French Speaking

  • Location

    Hemel Hempstead

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £26000 - £28000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Joanna Engel

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  • Published:

    15 days ago

  • Startdate:


Global Organisation seeks a fluent French speaking Accounts Payable Clerk to join their Shared Service Centre based in Hemel Hempstead.

Reporting to the European Accounts Payable Manager, the Accounts Payable Clerk will process and control transactions for the European AP.

Duties of the French Accounts Payable Clerk

  • Booking Product Purchase Invoice in ORACLE
  • Setting up new supplier accounts and maintain existing account details on the systems
  • Bank Reconciliations- weekly basis & at month end
  • File invoices / Pre-facto /statements
  • Checking supplier Statement reconciliation's/accounts, ensuring all information is up to date/clearing debit balances monthly
  • Dealing with manual and urgent payment requests in line with our SLA
  • Dealing with suppliers and resolving any queries
  • Allocation of direct debits against supplier Invoices
  • Preparing and processing BACS payments on ORACLE and upload file & Pass for on-line banking
  • Processing and reconciling the Monthly Company Credit Cards Expenses/posting/allocating
  • Checking and Processing Staff expenses for payment / posting / allocating
  • Invoice booking in ORACLE with reference to P.O. or without P.O.
  • Check & code all Purchase Invoice's post / taking approval and processing on ORACLE
  • Maintaining cashbook in multi currencies
  • Various other ad-hoc tasks as required
  • Assisting other members of the finance team during busy periods

Requirements for the French Accounts Payable Clerk

  • Previous End to End Accounts Payables experience in Finance
  • Oracle R12 knowledge essential
  • Organised and methodical
  • Good understanding of accounting double entry
  • Confident, pro-active with strong communication skills
  • Intermediate Excel skills minimum
  • Good team player who is enthusiastic and willing to take on more responsibility in the future
  • Payables knowledge
  • Fluent French


  • An appreciation of Sarbanes Oxley
  • Previous Experience of working in a multi-national environment
  • Previous Finance Shared Service Centre experience

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