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Graduate Finance Role - Accounts Payable

  • Location

    Bracknell, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + bens

  • Contact:

    Fiona Price

  • Contact email:

    fiona.price@gleeson-rg.com

  • Job ref:

    FRP18047_1575043124

  • Published:

    7 days ago

  • Consultant:

    Fiona Price


Graduate Finance role - Accounts Payable Team


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 a graduate (likely to be a 208 or 2019 graduate) to join it's Accounts Payable team, as an Accounts Payable specialist, based at their Bracknell Head Office. Our client is 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. along with the training and support that you will receive from day 1.

My client can offer full training to the successful candidate, and this is absolutely a hands on role that would suit an individual who loves to learn, is systems savvy and offers some Excel skills. Based in their central team and reporting directly into the Team Leader, my client can offer full training and this is absolutely a hands on role where you will be working within an experienced team and once fully trained, you will undertake the following duties:

  • Prepare and processing multi-currency payments across the UK and European region
  • Ensuring invoices are processed in a timely manner in line with company procedures
  • Investigating 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
  • Assist with new process and systems implementations
  • Work with the Payments and Cashiering Teams to ensure supplier accounts are accurately maintained

The successful candidate will offer:

  • The ability to be assertive, engaging, personable and able to multi-task
  • A recent degree - maybe finance, economics or maths or similar
  • Keen to begin a finance career
  • Intermediate Excel
  • The willingness to learn and hunger to succeed
  • Strong communication skills and a can-do attitude


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 within this established business.

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