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Accounts Payable Specialist

Location: COOKSTOWN, COUNTY TYRONE, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 24,000-27,000 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum, inc Benefits
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 2
Posted: about 2 months ago Reference: X3-462371

Accounts Payable Specialist – Excellent permanent opportunity

REED Accountancy & Finance are delighted to be representing our client, one of Northern Ireland’s leading employers in Co Tyrone who have an exciting new opportunity for an Accounts Payable Specialist to join their busy finance team.

This is a full-time permanent opportunity offering an excellent career path.

The Job

Reporting to the Assistant Accountant, the Accounts Payable Specialist will ensure that supplier accounts are managed correctly and within agreed terms and that effective cost control procedures are being operated. This role will support the Assistant Accountant in the provision of accurate financial information.

Key Responsibilities include:

Ensure that all purchases are in accordance with the purchase order policy
Ensure that all invoices/credit notes are posted to the correct code in the general ledger to support cost review and management
Ensure that credit notes are allocated correctly at the point of processing
Process supplier payments in accordance with agreed terms and ensure that they are allocated correctly and in full
Ensure that debit balances on supplier accounts are reviewed and, where appropriate, resolved
Ensure that all supporting documentation is uploaded to Microsoft Navision and attached to the relevant transactions
Manage relationships with suppliers and query resolution
Reconcile the Purchase Ledger Control Account on a monthly basis and ensure that all reconciling items are resolved promptly
Work with other members of the team to ensure that the purchase ledger accurately reflects the outstanding and payable balances on supplier accounts at any point in time
Ensure that appropriate Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are implemented and achieved to secure performance and deliver continuous improvement
Participate in and/or lead projects designed to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the Accounts Payable function
Complete and submit VAT and Intrastat returns within agreed timescales
Ensure that VAT payments are made within agreed timescales
Reconcile the VAT Control Accounts on a monthly basis and ensure that all reconciling items are resolved promptly
Reconcile all bank accounts on a monthly basis and ensure that all reconciling items are resolved promptly
Reconcile petty cash account on a monthly basis and ensure that all reconciling items are resolved promptly

The Person

Candidates will have previous accounts payable experience and will be committed to providing a high quality of service in a pressurised environment. Candidates will have strong IT skills including an excellent working knowledge of MS Excel. Candidates will have excellent communication skills, an unquestionable work ethic and a professional and ambitious attitude.

Candidates will a minimum of 3 years experience in a similar role, will have a working knowledge of MS Navision software or an equivalent ERP software, will ideally have multi-currency experience and proven experience delivering effective control over supplier accounts.

Previous experience reconciling the bank and preparing and submitting VAT Returns would be advantageous.

This is an excellent opportunity to build a successful career in a strong commercial environment.

Get in Touch

Please get in touch as soon as possible with Lizzy Lyons on 02890 330604 and email an up to date cv to


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