Junior Accounts Payable Analyst

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £25000 - £26000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sinead Lennon-Smith

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Consultant:


My Client, a foreign exchange specialist, based in the City of London are looking for a Dutch Junior Accounts Payable Analyst to join their finance team. This fast-paced team and looking for a positive, reliable and well organised individual with proven experience within a similar role using SUN. Must have excellent excel skills and be fluent in Dutch at business level.

Junior Accounts Payable Analyst



  • Prepare and run the weekly supplier payment runs for all subsidiaries
  • Post invoices accurately in line with weekly and monthly deadlines
  • Reconcile supplier statements
  • Ensure timely and accurate delivery of payment cycle for suppliers
  • Prepare payment file and seek correct approval so that payments are made on time
  • Investigate and resolve any discrepancies or misallocated costs
  • Clear controls in place and followed to reduce errors
  • Ensure accurate application of VAT to invoicing and cost allocations
  • Ensure invoices are checked and approved in line with policy and operational guidelines
  • Maintain accurate records of all invoices: both current and historical
  • Prepare reports as and when required


  • Maintain accurate and up to date supplier records
  • Ensure contract renewals are completed on time
  • Ensure appropriate documentation is received and updated for new suppliers
  • Complete the payment practices report for HMRC as and when required


  • Review expenses and ensure they have been submitted in line with Company policy
  • Ensure expenses are processed and ready for payment in line with weekly deadline
  • Reject or query any expenses that are outside of the Company policy

Bank accounts

  • Maintain appropriate levels in each account to ensure payments can be made when required · Prepare the 5-year payment file information
  • Prepare ad hoc reports as and when required

Requirements and experience

  • MS Office; Outlook, Word, advanced Excel including V-Lookups, pivot tables
  • Experience using Sun Accounts systems is an advantage
  • Previous experience of working within in a regulated investment firm
  • A solid accounting and finance background and proven experience in a similar role, with book-keeping experience
  • Knowledge of finance regulations

Book-keeping qualification or qualified by experience

  • AAT or part ACCA/CIMA/ACA an advantage
  • Current CPD Log - 12 hours per calendar year.

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