Accounts Payable Officer

  • Location

    East London, London

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  • Salary:

    Up to £21000 per annum + Bonus + Additional Benefits

  • Contact:

    Karen Ellis

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

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We are pleased to be working exclusively with a Global consultancy business to recruit within their accounts team. Located at their UK offices in the London Canary Wharf area, you will report directly into the Head of Finance taking full responsibility and accountability for the accounts payable function.

The position

  • Inputting of invoices onto the accounting system (Peoplesoft), including coding.
  • Ensuring all invoices have gone through the proper authorisation process prior to payment and managing outstanding authorisations.
  • Processing both BACS and manual payments through online banking.
  • Ensuring payment allocations are complete and assigned to the correct bank accounts.
  • Overseeing payments through the staff expenses system (Concur) and onto the BACS run.
  • Supporting the AP team to check all AP processes are completed prior to executing the payment runs
  • Inputting intercompany and foreign currency invoices and processing payment
  • Dealing with payment queries, including remittances and outstanding payments
  • Providing ad-hoc assistance within the Finance Team.

The person

  • The successful candidate will ideally have 3 + years experience within an accounts payable function.
  • Basic understanding of double entry bookkeeping is essential.
  • Excellent organisational skills needed to meet deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Experience using online banking / BACS is essential.
  • Experience in Oracle Peoplesoft would be advantageous.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Intermediate skill level in Microsoft Excel
  • Experience in dealing with foreign currencies

This is a great opportunity to join an established business within their Market. The company offers excellent employee personal, career development and training. You will enjoy working within their new modern offices and dynamic and friendly environment.

Please be advised all applicants must have the right to work in the UK.

Due to expected number of applicants, only successful applicants will be contacted.