Accounts Payable Clerk

Location Leicester
Discipline: Accountancy and Financial Recruitment
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £23000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Study support / hybrid / pension
Contact name: Neil Tyack

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Job ref: NMT 0683_1717163041
Published: 22 days ago

RECfinancial are currently shortlisting exclusively for our long term client, based in Leicester who looking to recruit an experienced Accounts Payable Clerk to join their team on a permanent hybrid basis. Ideally having some exposure to Purchase Ledger/Accounts Payable, your role in this thriving business will be to work within Finance and the Accounts Payable Team.
The role reports into a highly experienced AP Manager who believes firmly in employee growth through empowerment and career progression.
Your role as the Accounts Payable Clerk will involve the following;

  • Focus on the accounts payable team, validating costings and invoices within the business agreements
  • Deal with all supplier queries in a timely manner and process all invoices
  • Review all costings and ensure they are acceptable
  • Take ownership of queries and see them through to resolution within KPI time frames
  • Manage all email inboxes to the set Supplier agreements
  • Ensure all payment files are sent accurately and on time

What does the Accounts Payable role involve?

  • Receive and record invoices from suppliers
  • Process the invoices and attach that information to the relative project or department for job costing and financial statement purposes
  • Match and file invoices with their matching receipts
  • Make sure invoices are approved in time and to meet established payment cycle
  • Work in accordance with the payment process outlined by the Financial Processing manager
  • Provide excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to answer a multiple line phone system
  • Retain and keep up to date a solid understanding of the finance system along with all the other internal systems that Accounts Payable use
  • To liaise with the Supply Chain team/Account Managers regarding supplier rates
  • To support a supplier with queries
  • To enable and reach conflict resolution with suppliers in an appropriate manner, and in accordance with departmental objectives
  • To understand and support the achievement of all departmental KPIs
  • To be able to carry out statement reconciliations on supplier accounts and ensuring that the statement balances
  • To ensure compliance to all relevant statutory duties under the Health and Safety at Work Act, details of which are listed within the Company's Health and Safety Policy
  • Any other reasonable duties which may be requested.

In return, my client offers a professional, fast growing and busy environment. There is a real team feel for this business.
What's on offer?

  • £23000 - £24000
  • Study support
  • Great hybrid model
  • 08.30am - 5,00pm Mon - Fri
  • Generous holidays
  • Pension
  • Genuine career progression

For further information on this great opportunity, please contact Neil on 07976416967 or email