Accounts Payable

Accounts Payable Assistant

Ref: 84| Posted: 25th Jul 2019

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Accounts Payable Assistant



A superb vacancy has arisen within the Finance Department at Preston as an Accounts Payable Assistant.

Reporting into the Management Accounts Team, the main focus of the role is to process invoices and expenses, pay suppliers, and reconcile supplier accounts within this vibrant finance function.


As the Accounts Payable Clerk, typical responsibilities will include:       

  • Process  high volume multicurrency stock and overhead invoices, matching to purchase orders and resolving invoice discrepancies
  • Be responsible for the processing of intercompany invoices
  • Run clearing account reports and chase departments for outstanding invoices
  • Process supplier statement reconciliations
  • Process out of pocket expenses
  • Dealing with telephone queries from suppliers and resolving
  • Scan and record invoices electronically
  • Raise and process supplier debit notes arising from supplier rejects
  • Petty Cash floats (sterling and euros)

Knowledge, skills and experience required:

  • Previous experience of working in a similar role is advantageous but not essential
  • Can do attitude, alongside excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office

A great package including 25 days leave, Contributory pension scheme, Perks retailer discounts, Taste card, Cycle to work, BHSF medical/dental, products and services discounts and more awaits.

Does this sound like you? Then we would love to hear from you!