Accounts Payable Assistant

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  • Location

    Portsmouth, Hampshire

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    Up to £12.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Vanessa Farrington

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

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Accounts Payable Assistant; Location: Corsham Portsmouth; 3-month Contract; £12.00per hr paye; 40 hours per week.
we are currently recruiting an Accounts Payable Assistant to work at our clients site based in Corsham. The purpose of the role:
Reporting to the Accounts Payable Manager, to provide general cover within the Accounts Payable Team, predominately supporting the accounts payable activities. These activities include all invoice processing, payment runs and support of cash flow forecasts.
Key Deliverables
Delivery of operational finance activities including but not limited to:
Invoice and credit note processing through the use of VIM/SAP
Dealing with queries arising from suppliers and the internal customer base
Preparation of BACs Payment Run proposals
Ensure that all operational processes are delivered within Governance Framework
Any other ad-hoc projects or requests
Performance statistics relating to the status of activities within invoice and credit note processing, throughput of workload and other target related reporting as agreed through the Service Level Agreements
Identify opportunities for continuous improvement of the services provided ensuring engagement with individuals who can validate and progress those opportunities
Materials in support of internal and external audit requirements
Main Accountabilities:
Processes invoices and credit notes effectively on behalf of the businesses.
Ensuring effective, accurate and timely response to queries.
Ensuring Service Level Agreements are met or exceeded.
Escalation of any issues faced in satisfying the customer demands.
Identifying opportunities to improve the service.
Providing input to and support of internal and external audit requirements.
Completion of ad-hoc tasks as requested.
Skills and Experience
Previous accounts payable experience along with high volume processing of invoices.
Ability to present and explain data clearly & concisely.
Ability to ensure deadlines and targets are achieved or surpassed.
Experience in the use of Microsoft Office 2010 suite of applications including Excel, Word and Outlook.
Experience of SAP
Interpersonal skills
Adopts a customer-centric approach to delivery of service.
Ability to foster an organisational culture that is positive about change and committed to delivery of business objectives.
Attention to detail is a key personal attribute.
Ability to demonstrate discretion and confidentiality in respect to the work undertaken.
Ability to perform the role consistently across the Division at all levels.
A demonstrable team player with an ability to help motivate those working with them.
Ability to work effectively under pressure.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ensure adherence to defined processes and work instructions.
Demonstrate an ability to identify issues faced and to find solutions to those issues pro-actively.
Excellent time management skills.
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