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Accounts Payable Assistant

Location: NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, TYNE AND WEAR, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 9.00-10.00 GBP (UK Pounds) Per hour, inc Benefits
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 8 months ago Reference: X3-232463

My client is looking to recruit an Accounts Payable Assistant to join their well established business on a six month temporary contract with the view for extension.

Position Overview:

You will be responsible for processing purchase invoices received from suppliers, ensuring all invoices are recorded accurately, appropriately authorised and paid on time. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Utilise electronic invoicing software to review and post invoices and credit notes onto supplier accounts for payment within agreed terms.
  • Invoice matching, coding and distribution to management for authorisation 
  • Interact with suppliers and relevant departments internally to resolve invoice queries and disputes.
  • Process direct debit/standing order/letter of credit payments through purchase ledger when information received from bank statements.
  • Execute supplier payments in a timely manner – BACs 


Skills and Experience:



  • Basic PC skills (Excel, Outlook)
  • Working to high degree of accuracy
  • Able to work under pressure to deadlines
  • Prioritising and organising own workload
  • Able to resolve queries quickly and efficiently
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to build strong relationships internally
  • Ability to contribute to a harmonious team working environment
  • Providing accurate information first time with attention to detail
  • Time Management skills to enable effective prioritisation and decision making



  • Experience of working in a busy Purchase Ledger environment
  • Experience of Qube (desirable)
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