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Accounts Payable Assistant - Contract job in Central London

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  • 12 - 16 Laystall Street
    Clerkenwell
    London
    EC1R 4PF

This is an exciting opportunity for a Junior Accounts Payable Officer with a strong finance background to join a growing organisation and be part of a busy and friendly finance department! My client is seeking an enthusiastic energetic person that wants to develop and grow with the company and have an interest in developing!
Main Duties:
Ensuring purchasing is in line with group processes, sending out purchase orders and managing them.
Supporting new supplier, product set up and maintain master product list.
Maintaining order templates and keeping up to date with standing orders and schedules.
Liaising with suppliers to ensure prompt delivery of purchasing and ensuring the Support Team/Heads of Departments are chasing their open orders.
Process supplier invoices upon receipt using the correct VAT treatment that is specific to that company.
Coding the invoices to the correct general ledger account/department and obtaining the appropriate authorisation through liaising with Heads of Departments in the business before presenting the invoice for payment within the agreed payment terms.
Scan invoices for electronic filing on a timely basis to ensure it is easily cross referenced and retrievable.
Distributing of stock count sheets to the Heads of Departments / Support Team members at month end and input of the completed count sheets from the business.
Posting the correcting month end stock adjustments.
Perform monthly stock account balance sheet reconciliations and understand the movements in order to communicate and prepare KPI reports as required by the finance team.
Reconcile supplier accounts to supplier statements on a monthly basis. Liaise with suppliers to resolve any query invoices promptly and obtain copy invoices as necessary.
Preparing payment runs twice a month for consumables/reagents suppliers.
Chasing invoice copies for the receipts on outstanding accounts more than 30 days.
Looking after the procurement e-mail box on a daily basis and ensuring that all requests have been resolved in timely manner.
Any ad hoc duties as required by the Group Finance Manager / Group Financial Controller.
Qualifications:
- AAT Qualified or a Degree in Accounting & Finance

Experience:
- Minimum of 2 years working in accounts payable/procurement department and preferably a multi company environment.
- Experience of liaising with staff and suppliers at all levels.
If you believe you possess the right skills and have double checked that the Location and Salary are right for you then please apply now!
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.

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