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Accounts Payable Assistant

Location: NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, TYNE AND WEAR, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 18,000.00-20,000.00 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum, inc Benefits
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Contract
Shift Type: FULL TIME Applications: 1
Posted: about 1 month ago Reference: X3-261558

My well established client is currently looking for an experienced Accounts Payable Assistant to join their team on a 9 month maternity cover.  

Experience using Sage 200 is preferred however training will be provided if you have experience on other Sage products. 


09:00 - 17:00 

Job Duties

  • Process purchase ledger Invoices, ensuring all invoices are paid/processed in line with company procedures and loaded into Sage 200
  • Set up BACS payment runs for authorisation as and when.
  • Liaise with suppliers and internal department to resolve any queries
  • Load any card/bank transfer top ups ready for authorisation when requested
  • Receive and check staff expenses within company timescales
  • Post/scan and submit expenses to payroll once authorised
  • Process any purchase orders received.
  • Post direct debit payments to Sage 200
  • Process newspaper reports making any amendments in company bespoke system
  • Pay off newspaper codes in company bespoke system
  • Create Self bills for newspapers
  • Rush Insurance monthly declaration
  • Monthly reconciliations – petty cash, all company credit/debit cards
  • Clear codes monthly from bespoke company system ensuring figures are correct, post to Sage 200
  • Monthly creditor reconciliation, ensuring nominal matches purchase ledger
  • Fixed Assets, update and save all invoices
  • Ensure purchasing/expenses mailbox is monitored frequently
  • Continuous reconciliation of GBP Santander bank account, this includes review of reconciling items and taking appropriate action to minimize the number of outstanding transactions in company records
  • Continual review to maximise process efficiencies and maintain process notes
  • To perform additional duties appropriate to job role as and when required

Skills Required

  • Solid experience in accounts payable
  • Experience of using Sage 50, 100, 200 etc
  • Previous reconciliation experience notably Bank reconciliations 
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent numerical and problem solving skill
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
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