Accounts Payable Clerk - German/Italian Speaking

Posted 27 April 2023
Salary £26500 - £28000 per annum
LocationHemel Hempstead
Job type Permanent
DisciplineAccounting & Finance
ReferenceJE/77741323_1682606840
Contact NameJoanna Engel

Job description

Global Organisation seeks a European Accounts Payable Clerk to join their Shared Service Centre Team based in Hemel Hempstead. The European Accounts Payable Clerk would need to speak fluent German or Italian

Reporting to the European Accounts Payable Manager, the role is to process and control transactions for the European AP.


Duties of the European Accounts Payable Clerk include:

  • Allocation of Supplier Payments for all EU suppliers

  • Booking Product Purchase Invoice in ORACLE R12 and Exact Global Next

  • 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 on a monthly basis.

  • 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 R12 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 R12 with reference to P.O. or without P.O.

  • Check & code all Purchase Invoice's post / taking approval and processing

  • 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 European Accounts Payable Clerk include:

  • Previous End to End Accounts Payables experience in Finance.

  • 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.

  • Fluent German or Italian speaker

  • Previous Experience of working in a multi-national environment

Hybrid working