Senior Accounts Payable Assistant

Zoek Pin Coalville, Leicestershire, England

£23000 - £25000/annum

Permanent (Full time)

Posted 2 days ago

Senior Accounts Payable Assistant
£23,000 - £25,000

SF Recruitment are working with an excellent business in Coalville who are seeking a senior Accounts Payable Assistant to join their head office in Coalville, Leicestershire. Our client is seeking an experienced Accounts Payable Assistant to join the business in assisting the AP Manager with controlling all aspects of the Accounts Payable function. As the senior Accounts Payable Assistant you will be responsible to ensure that all invoices and credit notes are processed and paid in accordance with supplier payment terms. In addition, achieve set targets and KPI's and optimise improvements where possible to streamline processes. This position will report directly into the Accounts Payable Manager & join a fast paced & friendly team environment. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Accounts Payable professional looking to join a market leading business with excellent core values.

Duties of the Senior Accounts Payable Assistant

- Assist the AP Manager in preparing the BACS run - suggestion for payment and process when approved.
- Ensure system in place to accurately process and match invoices to purchase orders and GRN.
- Ensure system in place to query all unmatched invoices.
- Ensure Contact with key stakeholders happens in a timely manner when chasing supplier queries.
- Ensure supplier statements are reconciled as per the schedule given by the AP manager.
- Escalate any serious issues with AP manager or senior management in the absence of the AP Manager
- Resolving queries (escalated) both internally and externally around outstanding invoices, contact suppliers and depots where necessary and escalate issues to line manager
- Providing accounts information to internal departments
- Assist AP Manager with producing aged creditor reports on a weekly basis - detailing outstanding issues.
- Actively work towards achieving the account payable KPI's
- Ensure supplier set ups and amendments are carried out in a timely manner

Qualifications and skills
- Minimum of 3 years' experience in accounts payable function
- Good understanding of purchase to pay (P2P) and accounts payable function
- Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy
- Experience of assisting in the implementation of change and documenting processes
- Excellent communication skills at all levels
- Good excel skills and ability to work with different systems

This is a full time, permanent vacancy ( hours) with a number of benefits available. Our client also offers an excellent working environment & free on-site parking. If you are interested in this opportunity and would like to be considered, please apply with your most up to date CV

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