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  • 12 - 16 Laystall Street
    Clerkenwell
    London
    EC1R 4PF

Are you currently an experienced Accounts Payable Clerk with Credit Control experience looking for a new challenge? If so then please read on.


The Client
A leading and internationally renowned insurance company .

The Role
The purpose of the role is to administer the accounts payable, and reports to the AP Supervisor.

Process the contractor/temp payroll, processing around 250 timesheets on a weekly basis, with an extra 100 monthly timesheets at the end of every month. There could be the opportunity to be involved with the in-house payroll as well, which is a rare opportunity within the sector.
Other duties will include, but will not be limited to:

Processing of purchase and sales ledger invoices (Credit Control responsibilities) with a split of around 60% AP 30% CC
Processing of BACS and CHAPS payments and remittances.
Maintenance of cash books to include updating, posting and reconciliation.
Management of the expense system, checking staff inputs, resolving queries, posting to the accounts system.
Overseeing the ordering, distribution and accounts postings of foreign currency advances given to staff.
Reconciling supplier statements and liaising with suppliers to resolve any invoicing queries.
Monitoring the finance department mailbox and being the first point of contact for purchase ledger queries.
Assisting with the sorting and distribution of departmental post.
Overseeing the companys car scheme
Assisting the finance team with any other ad hoc tasks as and when required.

Candidate Profile
Our client is looking for someone talented and outgoing, who has previous AP and Credit Control experience. Someone who is progressive and wants to accept new responsibilities will particularly fit in with the environment.

What's on Offer
This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic individual who isnt afraid to work hard, and who is always looking to add to their existing skill set.
Any training will be given by the Finance Manager, though the role will particularly suit someone who is keen to knuckle down from the word go.

Due to the large numbers of responses we receive, despite our best efforts it is not possible to respond to every application. Therefore only short-listed candidates will be contacted for this particular role and if you havent heard from us within 7 days please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please feel free however to apply for further roles and we will certainly keep your details on file and contact you with suitable vacancies.
Accountancy Action Ltd is acting as a recruitment business in relation to this vacancy.

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