Accounts Payable Assistant

Job Title: Accounts Payable Assistant
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London, England
Salary: £120 - £130 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 4 months
REF: AF190819_1566228832
Contact Name: Alex Feeney
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description

The Consultancy Group are currently recruiting for an Accounts Payable Assistant to join a global media organisation on a 4 month contract. You will work as part of a team of Accounts Payable Clerks who will be responsible for processing high volume invoices and paying all supplier invoices across multiple regions and countries.

Key processes include:

  • Opening mail, sorting invoices by legal entity, scanning and filing invoices
  • Managing the Accounts Payable inbox
  • Processing supplier invoices against purchase orders
  • Arrange for Non-PO invoices to be authorised
  • extensive experience with PO (purchase order)
  • High volume invoice processing (processing 200 invoices a week)
  • Deal with a complex queries
  • Manual payment with good knowledge of foreign currencies
  • Preparation of BACs
  • Weekly payment runs, BACS, SEPA & International
  • New Suppliers Checking & Set Up
  • Reporting outstanding invoices and issues as at month-end Checking/reconciling supplier statements
  • Dealing with any incoming supplier enquiries and requests
  • Filing as appropriate
  • Identifying areas for improvement both in terms of process and use of the system

Previous Experience:

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
  • Team player