Accounts Payable Clerk

Zoek Pin Runcorn, Halton, England


Permanent (Full time)

Posted 28 days ago

Accounts Payable Clerk

Full time
Hybrid working

Axon Moore are delighted to be recruiting on behalf of a fast-paced and growing business based in Runcorn. Our client is seeking a Purchase Ledger Clerk to join the team on a permanent basis.

Supporting the AP Supervisor, the role will incorporate managing supplier master data updates and ledger cleansing work. This role is key to the effectiveness of the group's internal controls

You will be responsible for the processing, payment and allocation of all invoices and credit card payments and other ad-hoc duties. Ensuring that all activities are completed accurately and on a timely basis, whilst providing an excellent level of customer service to both our internal and external customers.

Process all purchase invoices within sufficient time to enable payment in line with agreed supplier payment terms

Resolve any price or quantity variances, missing goods receipts and any other exceptions arising on purchase order invoices.

Support the Accounts Payable Supervisor with monthly statement reconciliations for key suppliers, projects and ad-hoc tasks

Manage and prioritise a busy accounts payable mailbox which will include invoices and queries to resolve

Identify issues by liaising with key stakeholders, build relations and manage queries

Manage Direct Debit accounts closely and proactively chase invoices from suppliers to clear down debits within a month of DD being collected. Ensure VAT invoices for all payments made via direct debit are obtained and processed onto the ledger to allow payments to be cleared

Work with suppliers to manage payments in accordance with agreed payment terms

Work closely with the business to ensure purchase orders are closed once all goods and invoices have been received

Maintain historical records by attaching invoices and associated documentation in ERP

Other ad hoc duties as required


  • Minimum 3 years’ previous experience in an accounts payable role specifically within a high transactional volume environment
  • Target driven individual who enjoys working as part of a team
  • Ability to organise and prioritise workload to meet agreed SLA’s
  • Attention to detail ensuring high levels of accuracy
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience of working to tight deadlines
  • Good understanding of MS Office including Excel and Outlook

Desirable but not essential

  • Understanding of Oracle Fusion
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