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Accounts Payable

  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: £13 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract
  • Sector: Aerospace and Defence
  • Contact: Vanessa Farrington
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01772 698149
  • Client: GKN Aerospace
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  • Job Ref: 209987VH

Accounts Payable Transaction Support; Filton; 2-month contract; £13.00ph PAYE; Inside IR35
We currently require two experienced Accounts payable assistants to work on a 2-month contract based at our client’s site in Filton. The role requires the posy holder to work 35 hours per week over 4.5 Days with some flexibility regarding start times

The role of Accounts Payable Transition Support reports into the Finance Manager – Treasury, Transactions & Governance. The role is focused on supporting the Accounts Payable function to transition to a new robot automation solution, seeking out continuous improvement opportunities, aiming for overall improved efficiency in invoice processing. This role will be 90% project based, focussing on the transition to the new system, with ad hoc transactional support required at times.

Transitioning of large volumes of invoices / suppliers onto a new robotic automation solution, ensuring all suppliers are cut over by a target date
Identifying validation errors in invoice scanning and liaising with IT to plan robot retraining to avoid these errors in future, if applicable
Understanding of reasons why invoices have not matched and posted first time into SAP. Categorising those into issues in internal process, issues with the supplier invoice or issues with the robotic logic
Working with Procurement, IT and the wider business to resolve internal issues to improve first time pass rates for invoice processing
Working with suppliers to resolve any issues in their process that will improve first time pass rates for invoice processing
Working with IT to resolve issues that could be resolved by changes in the robotic logic
Supplier statements reconciliations as and when required
Processing of invoices into SAP for payment in line with terms
Various ad-hoc duties as required by the Finance Manager

Experience required
Experience working in an accounts payable function, and specifically in transitioning supplier accounts onto a new system
Experience of working within a fast-paced manufacturing business
Ability to communicate across functions and at all levels
High level of numeracy and a grounding in accounting / bookkeeping either through experience or relevant qualification

Morson is acting as an employment business in relation to this vacancy

Accounts assistant; accounts payable, accounts receivable; purchase ledger; sales ledger; SAP; SAGE; AAT; payroll; VAT returns; reconciliation; credit control