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Accounts Payable Specialist

  • Location

    Bracknell, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + 25 days hols + bens

  • Contact:

    Fiona Price

  • Contact email:

    fiona.price@gleeson-rg.com

  • Job ref:

    FRP17208_1574072174

  • Published:

    26 days ago

  • Consultant:

    Fiona Price


Accounts Payable Specialist


Our client is one of the most well-established business services clients in the world and is based in over 100 countries globally. They are currently seeking an experience Accounts Payable Specialist to join their existing team, based in their Bracknell Head Office. They are so proud of their journey to date and offer a friendly, team-spirited organisation where people are at the heart of everything they do. This is a real selling point for this business.

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 an international environment. Based in their central team and reporting directly into the Team Leader, my client can offer full training to those with limited experience, but this is absolutely a hands on role where you will be working within 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
  • Reconciling direct debit accounts when necessary
  • Setting up one off payments with the relevant banks
  • Suggesting process and systems improvements to senior management
  • Follow up with the recipient on missing goods receipts for purchase order invoices
  • Follow up with the approver on any non-purchase order invoices that are in approval status for more than 7 days
  • Address any other exceptions related to supplier invoices in a timely manner with none older than 7 days
  • Work with the person responsible to ensure that purchase orders are finished once all goods and invoices have been received
  • Follow up with the person responsible/supplier as appropriate to obtain missing invoices where goods have been received
  • Ensure all exceptions and queries raised are dealt with promptly and professionally and that there are no aged exceptions or queries remaining
  • Ensure compliance to local statutory regulations across the globe
  • Ensure reporting is completed in an accurate and timely manner
  • Prepare accounting relating reports and analysis as required
  • Assist with new process and systems implementations
  • Work with the Payments and Cashiering Teams to ensure supplier accounts are accurately maintained

The successful Accounts Payable Specialist will offer:

  • Previously experience of working within a similar large volume processing role
  • Be assertive, engaging, personable and able to multi-task
  • Previous experience of working on Oracle or SAP (or similar)
  • Intermediate Excel
  • Potentially have a fluency in another European language


Suitable applicants will ideally have worked within a large corporate organisation before and have experience working with complex structures and process. Previous accounts payable experience is absolutely essential, as are strong communication skills. If this sounds like you then please apply now. My client can offer very modern offices, in a central Bracknell location, close to the main bus routes and train stations and plenty of free parking. They also offer superb benefits and future career opportunities.

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