Accounts Payable Assistant

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JA419 – Accounts Payable Associate

Location: Runcorn

Salary: £Competitive


We are currently recruiting for an Accounts Payable Associate to join our client’s team, providing a best practice approach the successful candidate will work as part of the AP team to ensure the processing of payments are made in an efficient and timely manner. Whilst also ensuring full compliance with all internal and external processes, maximising Accounts Payable processes and efficiencies.

Key Responsibilities:

Record receipts of supplier invoices
Scan and match invoices to purchase order receipts and/or appropriate nominal ledger codes
Provide a high level of quality professional customer service to ensure timely and accurate payment of supplier invoices
Liaise with internal personnel and external suppliers as necessary to ensure compliance with internal authorisation rules and resolving of invoice queries
Chase up queries and resolve issues, including requesting credit notes
Reconciliation of supplier statements
Record and report payments made and their status
Processing of invoices
Manage and maintain a large number of supplier accounts
Accurate coding of invoices/credits
Liaising with airports and key approvers for timely approval of invoices/credits
Sorting of post

Key Performance Indicators:

Invoices are processed correctly in a timely fashion
Requests for information are dealt with in a timely and accurate manner
Supplier and internal colleague enquiries are dealt with appropriately

The list is not exhaustive and is not intended to restrict the scope of the job but clearly define a starting point and may vary depending on location and local customer requirements.

Skills & Experience:

Minimum of 4 GCSE’s grade A – C including English and Maths (or equivalent)
Computer literate, with an extensive knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Outlook & PowerPoint. MS Access knowledge will be considered an advantage
Previous Accounts Payable experience is essential
Proactive approach to problem solving
Ability to prioritise and work under pressure
Experience of dealing with high volumes of supplier invoices
Strong account reconciliation skills
Ability to work to deadlines
Professional telephone manner
Willingness to work as a team player and prepared to assist other colleagues as and where required
Good written and spoken English and ability to communicate effectively
Ability to work closely with other departments and managers