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Accounts Payable

Location: BIRCHWOOD, CHESHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 18,000.00-21,000.00 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 3
Posted: 6 months ago Reference: X3-145822

Reed Accountancy are presently recruiting for an accounts payable clerk to join a busy accounts team in the Birchwood area of Warrington.  The successful candidate will be responsible for carrying out all transactions and invoices in the purchase to pay process. 


Duties to include:

  • Organise own workload and ensure outputs are delivered in line with targets
  • Assist the Accounts Payable Team Leader with identifying the efficient working of the Purchase to Pay (P2P) process and to help implement control measures and procedures to effectively operate these
  • Assist with the development and implementation of new ICT technology and systems
  • Contribute towards the monitoring and achievement of performance targets
  • Perform ad hoc duties as required by the Accounts Payable Team Leader and/or Accounts Payable Manager
  • Process invoices, invoice queries and credit notes according to accounting standards, performance standards and targets
  • Perform statement reconciliations for key and preferred suppliers as appropriate for your area
  • To assist with the timely clearance of the goods received not invoiced
  • Clear manual payments on the supplier accounts as appropriate to your area of responsibility
  • Monitor, investigate and recover where necessary debit balances for all business activity
  • To assist in the resolution of invoice / Purchase Order (PO) mismatches
  • Assist in the resolution of legal notices received
  • Deal with accounts on hold on a timely basis and in accordance with performance targets
  • To ensure suppliers are paid within the agreed payment terms
  • Respond to all payment enquiries from suppliers and colleagues within the agreed performance levels
  • Use technical expertise to resolve complex queries, verbal or written, or where necessary, to escalate as swiftly and effectively as possible
  • Comply with established controls both within your team
  • To adhere to process controls in order to improve the quality of service delivery
  • Follow the documented process and desktop procedure(s)
  • Deal with both written and verbal complaints from suppliers, liaising as necessary with other functions to facilitate the appropriate resolution
  • To carry out such other duties which are consistent with the nature and responsibilities of the job role


Skills Required:

  • A positive attitude with the ability to deliver excellent client experience and satisfaction
  • Strong attention to detail with a high level of accuracy
  • Intellectually strong with demonstrable problem solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong ICT skills with proficient use of Microsoft Excel
  • Proven experience of a high volume transaction process
  • Experience of ensuring quality standards are maintained alongside strong performance management culture
  • Experience of process and system improvement initiatives
  • Experience of developing and working towards Service Level Agreements (SLAs)
  • Sound knowledge of SAP


In Return:

  • 20 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays
  • On-site parking + overspill car park
  • Dress down Friday’s


APPLY NOW to avoid disappointment!!!

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