Role details

Accounts Payable Clerk

London   •   £23,000 - £24,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Legal Firm
  • Limited Progression

About Our Client

A global Law firm based in Central London.

Job Description

  • Accurately process supplier invoices, ensuring they are appropriately authorised, coded and posted on to the system.
  • Take full ownership of the purchase ledger, ensuring supplier statements are reconciled, invoices are paid to terms, suppliers are accurately set up on the system, and outstanding balances are chased and cleared.
  • Manage the purchase ledger mailbox and deal with supplier queries, ensuring all queries are resolved efficiently and professionally.
  • Manage and take ownership of employee expense claims, ensuring appropriate authorisation, receipts provided, correct coding for all expense claim items, and following up on employee queries.
  • Work to agreed weekly time frames for payment of supplier invoices and employee expense claims.
  • Preparation of BACS file for weekly payment runs.
  • Support Financial Accountant and Accounts Assistant in month end reporting, posting journals and providing ad-hoc analysis as required.
  • Identifying process improvements within purchase ledger and expense claims, and working with key members of staff (e.g. heads of department, budget holders, secretaries etc) to ensure procedures are understood and compiled with.

The Successful Applicant

  • Strong accounts payable/purchase ledger experience with basic understanding of accounting principles.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work without the need for supervision.
  • Ability to work within strict deadlines with a high level of accuracy and remain calm in a busy environment.
  • Legal experience preferred but not essential.
  • Good knowledge of VAT.
  • Good Excel skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills - both written and oral.
  • Ability to 'run with the program'.

What's on Offer


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