Accounts Payable Assistant

Job Title: Accounts Payable Assistant
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £120 - £130 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 12 Months
REF: AF030419_1559061042
Contact Name: Alex Feeney
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

The Consultancy Group are currently recruiting for an accounts payable assistant on a 12 month fixed term contract for a well known online retailer.

Key areas of responsibility:

  • Controlling of centralised AP mailbox - Opening mail, sorting invoices by legal entity, scanning and filing invoices
  • Processing supplier invoices against purchase orders
  • Arrange for Non-PO invoices to be authorised
  • Reconcile supplier statements
  • Weekly payment runs, BACS, SEPA & International
  • New Suppliers Checking & Set Up
  • Maintain query log - Reporting outstanding invoices and issues as at month-end
  • Checking/reconciling supplier statements
  • Dealing with any incoming supplier enquiries and requests
  • Filing as appropriate
  • Assist AP team lead with any Ad Hoc or Month end tasks
  • Identifying areas for improvement both in terms of process and use of the system

About You

To be successful in your application for this role you will need to have the following skills and experience:

  • Extensive Accounts Payable experience
  • Good organisational & prioritisation skills
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proactive and enthusiastic approach with a problem-solving mind-set
  • Focused and committed to the tasks
  • Sage X3 experience (preferable but not mandatory)


  • Regular socials, engagement activities, drinks, treats and plenty more - and you can be as involved in as little or as much as you'd like
  • Open & honest, actively listening to employee feedback to help us in our goals
  • Learning & Development support, including a dedicated budget per team and a new launch of exciting new development tool in 2019