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Accounts Payable Assistant

  • City of London
  • Retail
  • Permanent
  • Added

Description

Accounts Payable Assistant - Central London - Up to £26,000 plus benefits

My client, an on-line retailer based in Central London is looking to recruit an Accounts Payable Assistant for their head office. As a member of the Finance Team, you will work in a fast-paced, international environment and gain broad experience in global finance management. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading the day-to-day operations of the Accounts Payable function from end to end, ensuring our suppliers are paid in a timely and accurate manner and maintaining an accurate A/P ledger.

Key responsibilities:

  • Oversee the day‐to‐day operations of Accounts Payable function from end-to-end
  • Posting Invoices and expenses
  • Daily upload and coding of bank transactions across multiple banks and regions
  • Reconcile A/P to the G/L and maintain accuracy of A/P Ledger
  • Management of employee expense process and timely payment
  • Managing supplier queries and invoice discrepancies
  • Prepare weekly payment runs and manual payments for review by Financial Controller
  • Support cash planning through prompt payment runs and timely payment allocations
  • Management of daily/weekly cashflow driven by tight working capital requirements
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Accounting Journal preparation and posting
  • Supporting the Financial Controller with Month End reporting and year-end audits

Key skills:

  • Experience in Accounts Payable/Finance in a corporate environment
  • Intermediate to Advanced Excel skills
  • Excellent communication, oral and written, and customer service skills required
  • Self-directed and hands-on, able to work with minimal supervision while also being very team oriented
  • Superb attention to detail and time management
  • Meets deadlines, prioritizes assignment, and multi-tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Process driven and forward thinking
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Understanding of general ledger principles

Broadstone Resourcing Ltd acts as an Employment Agency and an Employment Business and all appointments will be made on merit alone.

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