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Accounts Payable Assistant

Accounts Payable Assistant

Job Title: Accounts Payable Assistant
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: City of London, London
Industry:
Salary: £125 - £140 per day
Start Date: ASAP
REF: AF300519_1559227161
Contact Name: Alex Feeney
Job Published: 25 days ago

Job Description

The Consultancy Group are currently recruiting for an Accounts Payable Assistant on a 3 month temp assignment for a leading FMGC business.

The Role:

  • Maintain sound relationships with Suppliers and internal stakeholders, ensuring a timely response to any queries raised in respect of invoices or payments.
  • Ensure invoices are collated daily and processed in a timely manner and any queries logged on the Query Log.
  • Ensure that all tasks can be effectively covered within the team through documentation of operating procedures and organisation of workflows and through practical implementation.
  • Coordinate the purchase to pay process in respect of inventory, matching Supplier invoices to Goods Received Notes (GRN's)/Purchase Orders (PO's) and following up on any variances or queries with the necessary department as required, achieving closure within defined timelines.
  • Organise the collation and approval of Supplier payment batches, as directed by the Treasurer/AP Manager, ensuring that any invoices selected for payment have been matched and approved in accordance with policy and procedures, including any prioritisation required.
  • Organise for regular and ongoing reconciliations of Supplier statements to ensure all liabilities are being correctly recorded as per the Supplier Statement Log.
  • Organise paper flow within the team, maintaining efficiency and the scanned invoice database.
  • Support the AP Manager with the expenses/credit card process as required and deputise in their absence.
  • Any other ad hoc duties required.

Experience and skill requirements:

  • A working knowledge of Accounts Payable routines, including matching processes (GRN's or Purchase Orders) and an understanding of P2P is essential.
  • Experience of Netsuite is an advantage.
  • Strong organisation skills are required to drive efficiencies and achieve performance targets.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to provide a first class service to internal customers whilst remaining assertive on controls and procedures.
  • First-hand experience of direct/remote interface with Suppliers is essential.
  • Experience of moderate/high invoices volumes whilst maintaining accuracy essential.