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Accounts Payable Assistant

Location: BRISTOL, AVON Salary: 17000 - 18000 GBP Per Annum, inc benefits
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Contract
Shift Type: FULL TIME Applications: 3
Posted: 10 months ago Reference: 3104082
A leading, professional company are giving one lucky candidate a great opportunity to develop their career.

If you are looking for the next step in your career as an Accounts Payable Assistant in Emmerson Green, Bristol (Parking included), salary £18,000, please read on...

Initially this is a six month contract but it could become a permanent role.

The successful candidate will complete the  necessary tasks for the day to day running of the Accounts Payable Ledger, maintaining ledger accuracy and preparation of payment runs for domestic and foreign suppliers.

In addition, you will be responsible for the monthly ledger close, to include key account reconciliations, Key Performance Indicator review and associated tasks.

This generous organisation can offer you study support with your AAT Qualification.

This company wants you!

Key Responsibilities:

- Monitor and register incoming invoices ensuring all details are accurately recorded for domestic and foreign suppliers.
- Preparing supplier payment runs in multiple currencies for review and authorisation by the local business units.
- Daily Workflow Management of Invoices using Contempus.
- Completion of the month end reconciliation and close of Accounts Payable Ledger.
- Preparation of month end invoice accruals.
- Completion of the key suppliers’ statement reconciliations, to include all intergroup suppliers, ensuring any necessary follow up actions are taken to resolve queries.
- Monthly review and housekeeping of the Accounts Payable Ledger.
- Carry out other ad hoc duties necessary to ensure the smooth running of the ledgers and accounts function.
- Meet the performance measures as detailed in the Service Level Agreement between local business units and the ESSC.
- Maintain and record information used in the calculation of Key Performance Indicators.
- Analyse and comment on the monthly performance report prior to review with the ESSC Team Finance Manager.


• Educated to minimum GCSE level or equivalent
• Basic understanding of accountancy principles – an advantage
• A good understanding of accountancy principles, activities and processes
• Good level of ability in using Microsoft Excel
• Previous Oracle experience an advantage


• Previous experience (>1 year) within a finance function
• Relevant language skills an advantage.

If interested please apply online ASAP

Do not delay, this is a great opportunity and not to be missed.

Alternatively you can email me your CV

Good Luck!

Victoria Littlewood
Permanents Recruitment Consultant
Reed Accountancy

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