Accounts Payable Clerk

Posted 26 October by Page Personnel Finance

I am delighted to be recruiting a temporary Accounts Payable Clerk position in Bath for one of my fantastic clients, this role will be heavily focused on invoice processing alongside handling queries via phone or email.

The company offers a brilliant working environment and this role would suit candidates who already have worked or have a strong desire to work in the accounts payable function

Client Details

My client is a well established business in the Media and Agency sector in the heart of Bath which is easily accessible from Bristol, Chippenham and the surrounding areas by public transport (bus and train)


The key responsibilities of the Accounts payable clerk will include the following:

  • Processing invoices by ensuring they are correctly matched to purchase orders or via expense lines by identifying correct coding as needed

  • Process supplier payments - BACs, Cheques, ACH (US) and Foreign Transfers - via bank systems and posting on company Finance system

  • Investigate supplier statements, and compile reconciliations where required

  • Set up new supplier accounts and maintain existing account details

  • Assist Team Leader in month end reporting

  • Provide Customer Service to external suppliers and internal colleagues via email and telephone

  • Other ad-hoc duties


The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Accurate and efficient with the handling of data

  • Previous working knowledge of the accounts payable function
  • Able to work to own initiative

  • Problem solving skills

  • Numerate and logical

  • Excellent communicator

  • IT Literate - used to using Accounting systems, word, excel.

Job Offer

The client will be offering the successful candidate the role of Accounts Payable Clerk a competitive hourly rate of between £10-£11 per hour, initially running up until the end of November with potential for an extension.

Reference: 36176955

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