Senior Accounts Payable Specialist

Senior Accounts Payable Specialist

  • Location

    Abingdon, Oxfordshire

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £15 - £18 per hour + + holiday pay + bens

  • Contact:

    Fiona Price

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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Interim Senior Accounts Payable Specialist

Abingdon based - free parking

£15-£18ph - 2 months
Hybrid working - 3 days in the office, 2 at home

Gleeson Recruitment Group are delighted to be actively seeking and urgently seeking an experienced Interim Senior Accounts Payable Specialist, due to a back-log of invoices.. This role will work closely with the AP Manager and the AP Team of 6 and likely to be 2-3 months, potentially with a permanent opportunity for the successful candidate.

You will ideally be immediately available and be able offer suitable, similar, and recent AP experience (from the UK) and be supportive and confident in processing invoices and tackling a back-log.

The successful Interim Senior Accounts Payable Specialist be responsible for:

  • Processing a backlog of overdue invoices (manual and computerised)
  • Statement reconciliations
  • Compile payment runs for approval and use of online banking system to generate payments
  • Ensure all key supplier accounts are fully reconciled on a regular basis and any queries resolved
  • Raise ad-hoc business-critical payments in the bank when requested and handle any queries/escalations
  • Ensure all such payments are properly recorded in the Finance ERP System and any intercompany transactions are fully posted in both group companies
  • Ensure that all AP generated transactions are posted to the bank accounts in a timely fashion and completed according to the month end timetable in order that the Cash & Banking team can complete bank reconciliations
  • Investigation of any purchase order issues
  • Work with colleagues throughout the business to ensure problems are understood and resolved
  • Ad-hoc duties that are required within the AP Team and to cover where needed
  • Systems: Excel. Navison and various in-house systems

Please do get in touch for a full job spec and for further details. My client can interview at very short notice and cn offer an immediate start.


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