Accounts Payable Specialist

Accounts Payable Specialist

  • Location

    Bracknell, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £11 - £13 per hour + 25 days holiday + bens

  • Contact:

    Fiona Price

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Our client is one of the most well-established business services clients in the world and is based in over 80 countries globally. They are currently seeking an experience Accounts Payable Specialist to join their existing team, based in their Bracknell Office, which is their Centre Of Excellent for UK, Ireland and Europe.

My client can offer full training to those with limited experience, but this is absolutely a hands on role that would suit an experienced accounts payable professional who will ideally have gained exposure to working in a busy AP environment, but applications from candidates with a more varied accounts background are also very welcome. What is most important is your enthusiasm, drive and focus. Based in their central team and reporting directly into the Accounts Payable Team Leader, you will be working in an experienced team and will undertake the following duties:

  • Prepare and processing multi-currency payments across the EMEA region
  • Ensuring invoices are processed in a timely manner in line with company procedures
  • Investigation into aged payments and resolving queries/disputes
  • Liaising with internal stakeholders to obtain approvals and authorisation for payment
  • Review and checking of supplier master data
  • Handling a high volume of email queries and responding within agreed time frames
  • Also handling telephone queries in a prompt and professional manner
  • Handling PO queries and Goods Received Notes daily
  • Reconciling direct debit accounts when necessary
  • Setting up one off payments with the relevant banks
  • Suggesting process and systems improvements to senior management
  • Ad-hoc duties as required

The successful Accounts Payable Specialist will offer:

  • High energy levels
  • The ability to work with high volumes of invoices
  • The ability to work with all levels of personnel and also be self-motivated
  • Previous experience of Excel and also ideally Oracle or SAP or similar

Suitable applicants will ideally have previous accounts payable experience, and have great communication skills and be able to work both alone and within a team environment. Initially this role will be hired on a 6 month temporary basis, with a high likelihood of extension beyond this time, potentially to permanent opportunities also. If this sounds like you then please apply now.

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