Accounts Payable Assistant- Temp

Job Title: Accounts Payable Assistant- Temp
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: East London, London
Salary: £11.00 - £12.00 per hour
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: On-going
REF: LPAPR1_1546537354
Contact Name: Lily Prosser
Contact Email:
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

Consultancy Group are currently seeking an Accounts Payable assistant for our client within the retail industry based in East London. Reporting to the Accounts Payable Manager, you will play a key role in ensuring the accurate and timely capture & payment of invoices.

In this role you will be expected to:

  • Process multi-currency purchase invoices including checking all cost centre and GL account coding to ensure accurate financial reporting
  • Ensure all invoices/expenses have been appropriately authorised
  • Prepare, process and record payment runs in the accounting system, ensuring that payment priorities are discussed with the internal business team
  • Matching & allocating direct debits to suppliers
  • Preparation of aged creditors reports
  • Supplier statement reconciliations, resolving any supplier queries
  • Liaising with internal and external contacts to resolve invoice queries in a timely manner
  • Scanning and filing of Supplier invoices/credit notes
  • Supporting co-workers within the team and working together to achieve business targets
  • Distribute incoming documents within the business
  • Raise invoices to external companies as required

Successful must have:

  • Min 6 months relevant experience working in an Accounts Payable role
  • Excellent numeracy and IT skills (particularly Excel)
  • Excellent attention to detail, performing all work with high levels of accuracy

You will be able to demonstrate:

  • An open, friendly personality who is proactive
  • The desire to develop and work as part of a team

The vacancy is with a view to an immediate start so please do not apply if you are not available to start immediately.