Accounts Payable Analyst

  • Location

    Chester, Cheshire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Contact:

    Catherine Robinson

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    5 Months

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Title: Accounts Payable Analyst
Location: Broughton, Chester
Duration: 5 months
Hours: 37 per week
Rate: on application

We are currently looking for an experienced Accounts Payable Analyst to fulfil a 7 month contract for one of our clients in the Chester area. The role will be responsible for ensuring effective and accurate processing of invoices in line with internal processes, controls and authorisations and external contractual commitments and legislative requirements.

Main Responsibilities

-Using SAP based tools to verify details of incoming invoices (paper, scanned and electronic) and credit notes from suppliers including identifying non-conforming invoices
-Manage non-conformance resolution process through correspondence (telephone, e-mail, meetings) with supplier and internal departments about non-bookable invoices, claims for reimbursement of discounts, balance confirmations, statements of accounts etc.
-Obtain formal confirmation and evidence of resolution of non-conformance (e.g. obtain approval note, correction of PO details, correction of price / quantity, requesting of debit balances/reclaiming from supplier, creating debit notes and sending to the supplier etc.)
-Posting of conforming invoices in SAP for payment in line with agreed credit terms.
-Verifying of balance confirmations and sending information about the status to supplier or auditor of the supplier.
-Reconcile supplier statements to Airbus Accounts Payable balance identifying all goods receipts errors (GR/IR) / missing invoices.
-Treatment of reminder notes from suppliers (if necessary requesting invoices or clarification with supplier).
-Provide input data for Accounts Payable process performance indicators (e.g. statements reconciled, reminders processed, etc.) as required.
-Provide proactive support and advice to the business and to suppliers regarding best practice on all aspects of Purchase-to-Pay process
-Support Purchase to Pay process improvement / development projects either within Accounts Payable or with internal or external business partners (Procurement / Logistics / Suppliers)
-Confirm new and amended bank details in line with the agreed written procedure, and (if the role requires) make the changes in the necessary Accounts Payment system.
-Input of accurate purchase data to asset accounting, stock accounting, cost accounting, Treasury, Tax, Financial Controlling processes.

Skills and Experience required:

-Significant experience in an Accounts Payable/Purchase Ledger role
-Experience of using SAP as a financial tool
-In depth knowledge of invoice processing systems and Accounts Payable processes and how they interact with other processes
-Excellent written and verbal communications skills with ability to build relationships with internal customers and suppliers
-High level of computer literacy in particular Excel
-Numerically literate and able to understand and manipulate information
-Effective communication of information
-Good team player
-Basic understanding of key FS customers and suppliers
Please note that the successful candidate will need to undergo security clearance vetting in line with site requirements

Morson International are acting as an employment business in relation to this vacancy.