Accounts Payable Controller

Posted 18 October by Oxby & Parke Recruitment
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The Company

A thriving, family owned - family run business, based in High Wycombe are looking for a Purchase Ledger clerk to join their finance team. Established leaders in the high quality design, engineering, installation and of fire protection systems, they now play a leading edge role in tackling the new challenges of our third decade in the business.

The Role

A sole charge Accounts Payable Controller to work within our small finance team, where your key responsibilities will be:

  • Working under direction of and reports to the Financial Controller
  • Processing invoices (300-400 per month) and expenses into Sage Line 50
  • Matching invoices to purchase orders, and investigation of any differences by working closely with the purchasing department
  • Ensuring purchases orders, expenses and invoices are authorised in line with any company authorisation policies
  • Weekly review of the trade creditors report, ensuring all credit notes are matched, that there are no unallocated payments or debit balances, and providing explanations where necessary
  • Managing the weekly payment runs, and creating manual payments where necessary
  • Posting and allocating manual supplier payments
  • Maintaining accurate and up to date supplier details and account records, including payment details, terms and legal entity name
  • Creating new supplier accounts in line with any company policy
  • Undertaking regular supplier account reconciliations, and resolving all queries diligently and promptly
  • Ensuring monthly processing deadlines are met as required
  • Ensuring a clean audit report on accounts payable
  • Coding of invoices and expense claims
  • Posting and allocating manual supplier payments
  • Filing on a regular basis

About You

  • Previous Accounts Payable experience
  • Good working knowledge of Sage Line 50 and ideally Sage Job Costing
  • Ability to prioritise workloads and work well under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Positive, pro-active, can-do attitude
  • Proven analytical, technical and problem-solving skills
  • Good knowledge of MS Office products especially Excel
  • High standard of numeracy, accuracy, and attention to detail

Required skills

  • Accounts Payable

Reference: 36391147

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