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Accounts Payable Clerk

Job Description

Venture Recruitment Partners are assisting an internationally operating business based in Cosham with their recruitment for an Accounts Payable Clerk on a permanent basis.

You will provide support to the Accounts Payable team

Key responsibilities for the Accounts Payable Clerk:

  • Support supplier queries and resolution
  • Process invoices and credit notes
  • Handle queries and exceptions arising from suppliers and the internal customer base
  • Prepare and gain authorisation of BACs payment run proposals and ‘one off’ or urgent payments
  • Ensure all processes are delivered within the company controls framework
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement of the services provided
  • Materials in support of internal and external audit requirements.
  • Participate in month end reviews of creditors ledger
  • Tasks associated with corrections, exceptions and any key supplier issues to be carried out by approved team members
  • Reconciliation of key supplier statements and adherence to timetable 
  • Sign off creditor ledger balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Support of cash flow forecasts and creditor ledger reconciliations
  • Ensure effective, accurate and timely response to queries and resolving exceptions with suppliers and business partners. 
  • Escalate of any issues faced in satisfying the customer demands.

The ideal candidate for the Accounts Payable Clerk job:

  • Accurate, with the ability to present and explain data clearly & concisely.
  • Clear and concise communication skills.
  • A demonstrable team player with an ability to help motivate those working with them.
  • Experienced using Microsoft Office 2010 suite
  • Ability to foster a culture that is positive about change and committed to delivery of business objectives.
  • Attention to detail is essential.
  • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to work effectively under pressure.
  • Demonstrate an ability to identify issues faced and to find solutions to those issues pro-actively.


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