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Accounts Payable

Location: READING, BERKSHIRE Salary: 9.00 - 10.00 GBP Per Hour
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 1
Posted: 3 months ago Reference: 3089862
A long standing client of REED Accountancy is seeking an Accounts Payable Assistant to join their AP team on a long term temporary basis.

You would be joining an amazing long stand team, who regularly grow their temp using the support of temporary staff. Working along side a large team, you would be reporting into the Purchase Ledger Leader and Manager and would be responsible for a portfolio of clients of your own. 

Job Role: Purchase Ledger Assistant

Reporting directly to the Purchase Ledger Team Leader you will be responsible for providing financial, administrative and clerical services. This includes processing transactions and reconciling supplier accounts. Providing these services in an effective and efficient manner will ensure that suppliers are paid within agreed time limits.

The main duties comprise:-

• Overseeing the day to day running of designated supplier accounts addressing urgent issues to resolution as they arise
• Liaise with internal & external customers verbally and in writing
• Maintain filing systems
• A knowledge and/or experience of the e-Invoicing / EDI process is desirable
• Process central invoices in a timely manner to meet weekly deadlines;
• Set-up new suppliers on accounting system.
• Reconciliation of supplier accounts, knowledge of the excel v-lookup function is preferable – not essential but advantageous
• Assist with month-end closing to meet deadline
• E-Invoicing Helpdesk

Education & experience
• Previous AP experience is essential for this position
• Good Team player
• Ability to prioritise workload and to work pro-actively
• Excellent communication skills both orally and written
• To be able to work efficiently under pressure to meet tight deadlines
• Excellent administrative skills, including excel (intermediate level) and Microsoft Office in general
• Organised and accurate approach, good attention to detail
• Knowledge of the Great Plains financial accounting system preferred, but not essential.
• Advanced Excel skills are required.

There is no on site parking available, however there is parking within a short walk, or a free shuttle bus service is offered.


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