Account Payable with Study Support

Job Title: Account Payable with Study Support
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: SW London
Salary: £23,000 - £28,000
Start Date: ASAP
REF: Account Payable with Study Support
Contact Name: Sean Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Account Payable with Study Support

Buzzing, fast paced and busy company are recruiting an accounts payable accountant due to internal promotion. The company are a leader in their field and have been established for many years. They offer excellent benefits, study support and a supportive working environment. Further benefits include amazing office Christmas and summer parties, team nights out and Friday drinks.        

Job Responsibilities:

  • Review all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment
  • Process 3 way P.O. matching invoices, up to 100 plus line items
  • Ensure costs are being posted to the correct cost code and cost centre
  • Process monthly payment runs (twice per month) for supplier and inter-company payments
  • Audit and process credit card bills
  • Match invoices to cheques, obtain all signatures for cheques and distribute cheques accordingly
  • Respond to all vendor inquiries and work with procurement team to resolve supplier issues
  • Reconcile vendor statements, research and correct discrepancies
  • Assist in month-end/year-end closing and manage supplier payment accruals as well as providing supporting documentation for audits
  • Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices
  • Reporting to AP Manager, Head of Finance and Finance Director

Preferred Skills:

  • Solid experience of Accounts Payable
  • Must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to interact with employees and vendors in a professional manner
  • Proficient in Excel, Word and Outlook, Sage experience a plus
  • Strong problem-solving skills, basic accounting principles knowledge, documentation skills, research and resolution skills, data analysis and multi-tasking skills
  • Solid knowledge of applicable accounts payable/general ledger systems and procedures, financial chart of accounts and corporate procedures
  • Excellent interpersonal skills – to communicate effectively with customers, external contacts and staff in all areas of the business
  • Can set realistic deadlines and schedule time efficiently, prioritising tasks and resources
  • Can identify urgent decisions and is able to take responsibility when action is imperative

Personal Attributes:

  • Flexible and adaptable to changing working requirements
  • Comfortable working under pressure in a busy environment and able to multi-task
  • Positive 'can do' attitude
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team

Salary: £23,000 to £28,000

Benefits: 28 days holiday, pension, private healthcare and cycle to work scheme

Please send your CV through to or give me a call on 020 8246 4877.