Accounts Payable Clerk

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Sunderland
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Mar 2021
Closes
12 Apr 2021
Sectors
Accountancy
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Reporting to the Accounts Payable team leader, the Accounts Payable role exists to process high volume purchase invoices and credit notes. This will include performing supplier statement reconciliations and query resolution across the various clients entities. The role holder will also help drive a consistent end to end accounts payable process in the UK and look for areas where to processes can be standardized and simplified.
This role is within the shared services organisation and will have the following responsibilities
• High volume purchase invoice and credit note processing
• Reconciliation of supplier statements daily with priority on departmental targets of top 25 / top 200 suppliers
• Provide a reliable, accurate and timely service in response to all supplier and invoice enquiries
• Deliver outstanding levels of customer service for all operating companies and suppliers
• Proactively reduce the quantity of price and quantity variances, query and investigate any variances with purchasing, stores and suppliers.
• Return to vendor any invoices omitting purchase order???under NO PO NO PAY policy
• Deliver the correct application of general ledger codes, price matching and quantity details to purchase order / supporting documentation
• Input to the month end close process in line with the agreed UK Bus timetable and ensure that the trade creditor balances are accurately stated
• Highlight areas of financial risk within the trade creditor balance to management on a timely basis
• General administrative tasks
• Support wider team during month end process
• Responding to Ad hoc queries from management
• Flexible to potentially cover other areas of the accounts payable process if required
Person specification
• Significant experience of accounts payable in a similar role
• Accurately and timely data processing with the ability to work to tight deadlines
• Strong attention to detail and organisational skills
• Effective written and verbal communication
• Microsoft Office skills, specifically Outlook, Excel and Word

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