Accounts Payable Assistant

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Recruiter
SAI Global
Location
Milton Keynes
Salary
£25,000 - £29,999
Posted
10 Jan 2021
Closes
16 Jan 2021
Ref
1921152197
Category
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
SAI Global, a global Risk Management Services provider, is looking to recruit an Accounts Payable Assistant to join our Milton Keynes-based team on a 4-6 week temporary basis. Providing an integral service, the Accounts Payable Assistant will be responsible for invoicing across our UK businesses alongside resolving any inter-company transactions. Due to the EMEA-wide focus of our UK-based team, the ability to deal across multiple currencies in essential, and we are look for a strong communicator and well-organised individual.

Ideally coming from a professional services/industry background, the successful applicant will need to be able work in a fast-paced environment with the ability to communicate and work on their own initiative. Furthermore, the role will require the ability to work to tight deadlines as well as the need to prioritise workloads.

An overview of the man duties has been provided below:

· Receive invoices and other accounts payable documentation, and check and confirm liability for payment;

· Accurately raise Customer Invoices in Epicor;

· Preparation of supplier statement reconciliations and control account reconciliations;

· Input and code Vendor invoices and arrange for manager approval;

· Prepare regular reports on the status of payments and expected cash outflows on a monthly basis;

· Match manager signature to Authorities Index;

· Provide information for month-end accruals for AP;

· Any other applicable duties.

Experience and Skillset required:

· Previous experience of working in an Accounts Payable role is essential;

· Previous experience of working in a large finance department supporting a global business is desirable;

· Ability to accurately enter information into various databases/CRMs is critical;

· Sound understanding of differing functions with a large finance department;

· Good working knowledge of Microsoft office;

· An understanding of Epicor accounting system is desirable, but not essential;

· The ability to prioritise and plan effectively to achieve monthly targets and deadlines;

· Technically competent and able to deal in multiple currencies;

· Experience of query and issue resolution.

Interpersonal Skills:

· Ability to remain calm under pressure and meet deadlines;

· Excellent communication skills;

· Flexible approach to work with differing tasks;

· Professional approach to confidentiality;

· Enthusiastic with a can do attitude;

· Must be able to work on their own initiative and also be a team player.

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