Accounts Payable Assistant

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Aberdeen
Salary
Competitive
Posted
26 May 2021
Closes
23 Jun 2021
Sectors
Accountancy
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time
As Accounts Payable Assistant you will be part of a busy AP team working closely with team members and alongside other members of the Finance team. You will be responsible for inputting a high volume of purchase invoices efficiently and accurately and preparing the associated payments. You will maintain a positive working relationship with Operations to work collaboratively to resolve invoice queries as they arise. You will be responsible for following the defined accounting processes and methods but also encouraged to identify and communicate areas of improvement. You should be keen to take on fresh challenges, develop your technical and interpersonal skills as well as expand your knowledge and experience through on the job training.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

• To ensure that the Accounts Payables Ledgers are maintained accurately to reflect the correct amounts due to our suppliers
• To ensure that all vendor invoices are correctly matched against receipts of Purchase Orders
• To ensure that the proper authorisations are secured for price variances
• To ensure that all non-purchase order invoices are correctly coded liaising with appropriate colleagues when required
• To ensure that all vendor payments are made on time and following proper internal authorisation
• To continually improve the efficiency/effectiveness of the accounts department in your operations
• To assist the Accounts Payable Team Leader as required on ad-hoc work
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
Strategic
• Has and uses the required functional and technical knowledge and skills to do job at a high level of accomplishment (Functional &Technical)
• .
Operating
• Able to apportion time effectively to complete tasks (Time management)
• .
Energy
• Performs work with energy and drive while exploring other opportunities to contribute (Action oriented)
• .
Organisational
• Builds numerous and effective relationships through personal networks inside and outside the organisation (Organisational agility)
• .
Personal and Interpersonal
• Committed to self-improvement and development through the role in order to achieve career goals (Self-development)

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