Accounts Payable Associate

24 Nov 2016
09 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Accounts Payable Associate GBP21.5k - Manchester + Excellent Benefits

As exciting opportunity has arisen for a Accounts Payable Associate to join a global organisation based in Manchester. The Associates main responsibility is to process third party vendor pre-approved and purchase order documents within the automated systems ensuring the information transferred to SAP is of the highest quality. Adhering to Policies and Procedures and SOX compliance controls. The Associate is responsible for queries, analysis and reporting for specified markets whilst supporting the whole Accounts Payable team to meet daily and monthly deadlines.

The successful candidate will have previous Accounts Payable experience, gained from working in a Shared Service Centre or International organisation. It would be advantageous if you have SAP system knowledge and minimum intermediate excel. The role requires someone who is driven, has a flexible working attitude and can work in a evolving environment.

Core duties include:

Daily / Month End / Quarter End / Year End.
Process documents into SAP system in line with applicable Policies and Procedures and departmental daily targets.
Using automated functionality to obtain clarification or missing information required for document posting from Market contacts within the agreed guidelines.
Rejecting or challenging non compliant documents as per defined guidelines.
Verify tax coding by referring to appropriate materials and working with the tax team to ensure that tax code(s) is/are correctly recorded during document entry.
Analysis and Reporting.
Provide detailed KPI analysis to Expert/Team Lead by entity of core tasks such as; Incoming payments, Exceptions, SRTs, reversals etc. providing considerations and actions of improvement.
Analyse and reduce volumes of Kofax queues, queries and other SAP duties with the engagement of Market/Associate.
Process Improvement.
Embed continuous improvement mindset, supporting projects to improve processes within the remit of department/team. Work with Experts/Teams Leads to maintain training material business content with checks.

It should be noted that tight reporting deadlines will often require a degree of flexibility regarding working hours, particularly at around month end/year end

Are you looking to join a world class organisation were you will be rewarded with a competitive salary and fantastic career opportunities available.

For further details contact Victoria

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