Accounts Payable Specialist, Preston, Permanent

Posted 15 March by Jive Recruitment
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A large retailer based in Preston are currently looking to hire a confident Accounts Payable Specialist on a permanent basis. This company have several sites throughout the UK. They have been trading for over 40 years and in that time, they have developed a strong client base with a very reputable brand. During 2020 this company has continued to trade. They haven't experienced a drop in sales, they are confident and happy to recruit.

Duties will include:

This role will involve managing your own section of the purchase ledger ensuring all invoices are matched, batched and coded in a timely manner. You will be responsible for reconciling supplier statements and liaising with suppliers to resolve any queries. As part of this role, you will also be required to make payment runs on a weekly and monthly basis by BACS. You will also be responsible for petty cash and bank reconciliations as well as general office duties.

Experience required:

You will require at least 1 years’ experience within a similar role. If you are familiar with Sage 50/200 this would be an advantage however not essential. Basic Microsoft Excel skills required. Team work is essential, you will be working as part of a larger team and will be require to support colleagues when they are on holiday or if they have any projects/ backlogs.


The exciting part, you will be working with a strong, well established finance team. On-going training will be available which is great if you wish to continue to develop and progress. A competitive salary is available depending on experience and you will receive 22 days holiday plus 8 statutory days. A pension scheme is available also. Free onsite parking and staff canteen is available for lunchtimes. Working hours are Monday to Friday, 8.30 - 5pm.

How to apply:

If you are currently looking for a new opportunity and would like to apply for this new Accounts Payable / Purchase Ledger vacancy based in Preston, please apply with your most recent CV or call me for more information. Your application will be reviewed and I will call you to discuss the role in more detail before sending you over to the client. Please visit Jive Recruitment’s website or follow us on LinkedIn.

Required skills

  • Accounts Payable
  • Bank Reconciliations
  • Invoicing
  • Purchase Ledger
  • Sage Accounts

Reference: 41432886

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