Accounts Payable Assistant

Burton On Trent | Permanent, full-time
| £23,000 - £25,000 per annum (37.5 hours per week )
Ref: RY148 (1 week ago)
Our client based in Burton on Trent has an urgent need for an Accounts Payable Assistant to join their organisation on a Permanent basis. This role offers hybrid working of 2 / 3 days per week in the office .

Role Purpose: The Accounts Payable Assistant is responsible for the prompt and accurate processing of invoices and issuing payments to suppliers. Also supporting the process of implementing an automated AP system as part of a transformation programme within the Finance department.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the Accounts Payable Manager in the implementation of the automated system
  • Processing invoices through an Automated AP system in a timely manner and with accuracy
  • Ensuring accurate financial coding of invoices
  • Processing BACs payment runs
  • Liaising with suppliers on invoice queries
  • Liaising with internal customers to resolve authorisation queries etc
  • Reconcile accounts payable transactions
  • Reconcile supplier statements
  • Processing and providing reports/statements to Travel Agents and ensuring any queries/issues are resolved in a timely manner.
  • Dealing with refunds


Skills, Experience & Competencies

  • Experience in a similar role or someone who had studied and looking to start a career in finance after studying
  • Experience of working with complex accounts and multi-country invoicing is desirable
  • Sage 200 experience is desirable however training will be provided
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced environment and dealing with large volume invoices and queries
  • Strong attention to detail & excellent excel skills
  • An ability to build strong relationships and interactions with colleagues and a positive team spirit is essential
  • A desire to learn and progress with a ‘can do’ attitude

Hours :

9.00am - 5.30 pm Monday - Friday


Salary - Up to £25,000 DOE


Ref: RY148

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