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Accounts Payable Officer

  • Salary: £100 - £120 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: City of London, London
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 25/10/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH91392

My client, a well-known Recruitment company based in the City of London, are currently seeking an Accounts Payable Officer to join them on a 6-month contract. This could become a longer term role for the right candidate.
You must be immediately available to be considered as this role will ideally commence from 1st November 2018.

Main Responsibilities

  • Be the main point of contact in Accounts Payable for the 2 businesses within the wider group.
  • Responsibility for the monthly payment runs for each business, including;
    • Inputting of invoices onto the accounting system (Peoplesoft)
    • Ensuring all invoices have gone through the proper authorisation process
    • Processing the BACS payments through online banking
    • Intercompany payments and tracking
    • Sending out remittances
    • Managing outstanding invoice authorisations
  • International / foreign currency payments
  • Allocation of company credit card charges
  • Dealing with supplier queries
  • Setting up new suppliers through online banking
  • Producing Aged Creditors Reports and managing aged items
  • Allocation of payments on the accounting system, including identification of prepaid invoices
  • Maintenance of the staff expenses system (Concur), along with handling staff queries
  • Manage all Accounts Payable filing

Competencies and Skills

  • 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
  • Ability to manage and be responsible for own workload is essential
  • Good communication skills
  • Intermediate skill level in Microsoft Excel
  • Experience in dealing with foreign currencies
  • Understanding of Double Entry Bookkeeping would be desirable