Senior Accounts Payable Clerk

Posted 03 May 2022
Salary£27000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits: plus excellent benefits
DisciplineTransactional & Part Qualified
Contact NameHarriett Busby

Job description

Axon Moore are recruiting on behalf of an exciting and growing business based in Newton Heath. My client is seeking a Senior Accounts Payable Clerk to join the finance team on a permanent basis.

The role of Senior Accounts Payable involves providing financial, administrative and clerical support to the organisation. Their role is to processing, verifying and reconciling invoices, including periodic statement reconciliations. Manages the day-to-day management of all AP activities in a timely and efficient manner. Below are listed the generic tasks within Accounts Payable.

Salary - £27-30k

Responsibilities include:
  • Timely accurate processing of high volume of purchase invoices
  • Analyse and minimise unmatched outstanding items and chase through queries
  • Review, analyse and report on supplier payments terms, including impact on working capital and cash flow. Calculate if any benefit from settlement discount. Ensure any term changes are appropriately approved
  • Develop effective working relationships with both internal departments and vendors and understand the urgency and impact to both vendors and the corporation.
  • Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices
  • Interact with auditors, accountants and management as needed to provide information about the department and specific AP request.
Experience & Skill Requirements:
  • 1-2 years Accounts Payable experience, ideally in a Shared Service Centre environment
  • Use of SAP is essential 
  • Excel skills including V-Lookups and Pivot Tables
  • Tactful, confident telephone manner
  • Adaptable and solid team player
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritise work and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrate accuracy and pay attention to detail
  • Ensure confidentiality and privacy of information is maintained
  • Work in a mature, courteous and professional manner
If you would like to hear more about this role, please get in touch with Harriett Busby at Axon Moore