Accounts Payable Clerk

Job Details

Accounting and finance
Fixed-term contract
Inchinnan, UK
Some College
February 22, 2017


Job purpose

Fulfil the company’s Accounts Payable function ensuring all purchase invoices are accurately recorded and payments comply with internal policies and processes.

Principal accountabilities

  • Daily processing of supplier invoices and matching to purchase orders in conformance with company policy and processes.
  • Assisting with preparation of supplier payment runs
  • Responding to internal and external queries on invoices and payments in a timely manner
  • Preparing regular supplier reconciliations and contacting supplier to resolve any invoicing or payment issues.
  • Creating bank payments and ensuring traceability of bank details for each payment
  • Provide guidance and support to the Accounts Assistant
  • Processing Credit Card Returns, cash expense claims and petty cash expenses
  • Filing and scanning financial documents for archiving
  • Supporting the Accounts Receivable function as and when required
  • Liaise with internal procurement function to resolve discrepancies between purchase order and purchase invoices
  • Any other ad-hoc duties as required by your line manager

Key behaviours

  • Reliable
  • Diligent
  • Attention to Detail
  • Team Player

Knowledge, skills and experiences

  • At least 3 years’ experience in an accounts payable role.
  • Strong transactional finance background with experience of dealing with foreign currency transactions Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Good team player and willing to offer support to others
  • Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Good attention to detail
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office especially Excel

Critical success measures

  • Accurate recording of invoices
  • Good supplier relations
  • Timely processing to meet SLA’s