Accounts Payable Officer

25071.00 - 28726.00 GBP Annual
09 Mar 2018
26 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for an Accounts Payable Officer who will have experience of all aspects of accounts payable.

Position: Accounts Payable Officer
Location: MS National Centre, London
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: GBP25,071 - GBP28,726 (Band D Level 1)
Department: Corporate Services
Reference: SKPLO53

At the MS Society we put people affected by MS at the centre of everything we do, and it's this commitment that unites us across the UK. Our vision is a world free from the effects of MS. Our ultimate goal is to find a cure, but until then, we will do all that we can to enable people with MS to live life, knowing that they do not have to face MS alone.

With our new five year organisational strategy it's an exciting time to join the MS Society. The strategy is based on what people affected by MS have told us is important to them, and it gives us a clear and determined focus. We have big aspirations and we need to attract brilliant new people to help us achieve our ambitious goals.

Reporting to the Transactions Processing Manager you will be joining a busy and dynamic finance team. Solely responsible for the accounts payable function, you will ensure the timely payment and recording of invoices and expenses. You will also assist in the implementation of a new purchasing ordering system. We are looking for someone who is able to adapt, prioritise, meet deadlines and is a team player. Liaising with budget holders and managing the accounts payable inbox, you will be the first point of contact for all accounts payable queries.

Main tasks and responsibilities
• Review and entering high volume of invoices and expenses
• Prepare and review payment check runs per timetable
• Arrange for urgent payments and Post D/D payments on a timely basis.
• First point of contact for accounts payable, including researching and resolving invoice discrepancies and any issues.
• Reconciling monthly payment cards

Key Competencies
• Organising and prioritising
• Ability to meet deadlines
• Attention to detail and accuracy
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Problem solving skills
• Team work
• Information management skills
• IT skills and a positive attitude

Education and Experience
• 2 years accounts payable experience
• Experience of mid-tier accounting software package

You will be joining the Society at an exciting stage of its development and this is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a supportive and friendly team. We also have our own car parking facilities.

We offer 27 days annual leave (excluding bank holidays) a 35 hour working week, travel loan and various other benefits such as in further development in your accounting career.

Closing date: 23 March 2018
Interview date: 3 & 4 April 2018


If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the 'Apply Now' button to be directed to our website where you can download the job description and application pack.

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