Senior Accounts Payable Officer

Bedford Permanent £28,000 - £32,000
  • Fast growing business that promotes from within
  • Opportunity to be responsible for the Accounts Payable department

About Our Client

Our long term nationwide electronics client who is establishing themselves in Bedford are excited to welcome a Senior Accounts Payable Officer to their finance team. They are a business that has been going from strength to strength due to making key strategic decisions and investing into their employees. This role will you if you enjoy a fast paced role and have an eye for making improvements; in return you will be offered the responsibility and freedom to work in an agile working structure. Due to this years forecast there are opportunity for hard work to be rewarded with progression.

Job Description

The successful Senior Accounts Payable Officer will be responsible for:

  • Daily processing of supplier invoices onto the ledger
  • Twice-monthly preparation of supplier invoices for payments, including raising payment runs in the company's bank account
  • Raising ad hoc payments upon request in the company's bank account
  • Allocation of supplier payments on the ledger
  • Assist with setting up new suppliers including verifying supplier details in line with company policy
  • Maintain supplier account records and report on all detail changes prior to each payment run
  • Internal chase missing Purchase Orders to match invoices
  • Monthly processing of company credit card transactions
  • Engagement with the prepayments process, providing data for the monthly journal
  • Engagement with the accruals process, providing data for the monthly journal
  • Reconciliation of direct debits accounts to supplier's ledgers to obtain any missing invoices
  • Monthly reconciliation of individual supplier accounts
  • Review, suggest improvements and assist in the implementation of improvements to the processes and controls around all aspects of accounts payable
  • Any other duties as required by management for the smooth and efficient operation of the department

The Successful Applicant

The successful Senior Accounts Payable Officer will have:

  • Strong communication skills (written & verbal) and ability to form successful working relationships
  • Excellent organisation & planning skills with the ability to work to strict deadlines while maintaining the quality and accuracy of the work
  • Previous experience as a Purchase Ledger Clerk essential
  • Work collaboratively within a team
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work in an evolving and fast paced environment
  • Competent user of Excel and familiar with Windows based products

What's on Offer

  • Up to £32k
  • 25 days holiday
  • Pension
  • Progression

Tom Bartrip
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Phone number
+44 190 835 5981

Job summary

Sub Sector
Accounts Payable
Energy & Natural Resources
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Consultant name
Tom Bartrip
Consultant phone
+44 190 835 5981
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