Accounts Payable Clerk

Posted 1 January by CPI SELECTION
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Job Title: Purchase Transaction Controller - Maternity Cover up too 12 month contract

Location: Amersham, Bucks

Salary: 23k-25k (pro rata) depending on experience

Duration: Full Time - Maternity Cover - Up too 12 months

Parking onsite – Flexible working – 6 days a month working from home


Working within our fast paced finance team, you will be working within the Accounts Payable (AP) function.  Your main role within the team will be to ensure the accurate processing and matching of foreign currency stock invoices to receipt notes, ensuring all discrepancies and queries are dealt with in a timely manner.  You will also be responsible for a variety of other ad hoc tasks within the AP team.

You will need to be an experienced AP accounts controller, adept at high volume processing whilst ensuring accuracy of the highest level.  You will need to be a supportive member of the team with the ability to draw on knowledge and experience.


  • To manage and process high volume of foreign currency supplier invoices onto financials system.
  • Accurately match stock invoices to receipts, ensure charges are correct in terms of quantities received, price and currency.
  • Investigate matching discrepancies through to resolution.
  • Liaising with internal departments to resolve pricing and stock queries/discrepancies.
  • Ensure trade and settlement discounts are correct.
  • Management of open to pay ledger for weekly cashflow forecasting.
  • Management of deferred matching invoices and provide weekly outstanding report.
  • Manage foreign supplier relationships and resolve queries in a timely fashion.
  • Regular supplier statement reconciliations and liaising with supplier to resolve any discrepancies.
  • Support with processing and controlling Domestic stock ledger as required.
  • Liaising within the wider TEAL group to ensure ledgers match for intercompany settlements.
  • Validating the monthly cheque run as directed.
  • Other ad hoc duties as required.

 Mission & Values

  • Demonstrates the Company's values in behaviour.
  • Works toward the Company mission.

Skills & Experience

  1. 5 years’ experience within an accounts payable function.
  2. Experience in managing reporting data and analysis.
  3. Reviewing and identifying issues on statement recs through to resolution.
  4. Experience working with foreign suppliers.
  5. Experience in stock matching is preferable.
  6. Good knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Excel and Word.
  7. Experience using Unit4 or similar accounting package with a good understanding of how the system works.
  8. Ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines. 
  9. Good communication skills and a strong team player.


  1. Enthusiasm: Can demonstrate enthusiasm in their work, in the brand and in the product ranges. Can embrace our mission and vision. Understands the importance of fun and has a positive ‘can-do’ attitude.
  1. Flexibility: Prepared to work in a changing environment and understands the need to offer flexibility at times of pressure.
  1. Accurate: Excellent administration skills, quality driven and attentive to detail.
  1. Articulate: Able to communicate clearly and in a professional manner in order to achieve results and support colleagues and clients.
  1. Self Motivated: Self driven and able to work effectively without supervision
  1. Teamwork and collaboration: A good team player who understands the need to work together and support colleagues.

Reference: 45213744

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