Accounts Payable Administrator

Posted 19 February by Inchcape Retail Limited

Accounts Payable / Purchase Ledger Administrator (Fixed Term)

This is a Fixed Term contract for 14 months. The working hours are Monday-Friday 8.30am-5pm, with one hour for lunch.

Purpose of the Role

Reporting to the Purchase Ledger Team Leader you will be required to perform accounts payable transaction processing responsibilities in a timely and accurate manner. The successful candidate must be prepared to take ownership or escalate queries, delivering high quality and consistent service both internally and externally, within an acceptable timescale. Through their work they will provide the highest possible level of commitment and service consistent with the quality procedures for this position

Job Role & Responsibilities

· Check validity and completeness of invoices/credit notes and process invoices/credit notes on system. Code invoices/credit notes to correct nominal ledger codes. Return exceptions (e.g. unmatched invoices) to appropriate person/business area for approval

· Provide support where necessary to complete the weekly and monthly pay runs. Ensure the meeting of all monthly targets

· Provide accurate and on time, such accountancy support as required by your supervisor to enable accurate information to be produced

· Take action to ensure that all creditor balances are maintained within agreed terms. Take appropriate action to minimise risk to the company of debit balances

· Deal with supplier payment queries promptly, sending remittance copies when required. Ensure all queries are promptly resolved, liaising with other departments as appropriate. Reconcile supplier statements within the appropriate timescales

Skills & Experience Required

· Previous purchase ledger / accounts payable experience required

· Team working

· Communicating and influencing

· Achieving accurate results

· Problem solving

· Resilient and resourceful

Style & Culture Fit

· Resilient and resourceful member with good organisational skills and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels

· Self-motivated with enthusiasm to succeed

· knowledgeable and enthusiastic user of processes and systems


As well as a competitive salary, we also offer great benefits including:

* 22 days holiday, rising to 25 after 5 years

* Company pension scheme

* Life assurance

* Discount gym membership

* Vehicle purchase discount, Employee Advantage - retail discounts with over 3000 retailers

* Cycle to work scheme

Required skills

  • Accounts Payable
  • Purchase Ledger
  • Accounts

Reference: 37320123

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