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Accounts Payable/Receivable

Salary £21000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Location Northampton, Northamptonshire
Job Type Contract Jobs
Sector
Job Ref HQ00042972
Published 8 months ago

Job Description

THE OPPORTUNITY:

A great opportunity has become available to join a small finance team based in Northampton. This role will see you supporting both the accounts payable and accounts receivable team. This would be a great way for you to further your experience in one of these areas.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support AP and AR functions within one of the divisions and Group ledgers as well as provides cover within the department as required.
  • Assist with the management of workload within the department to meet business needs.
  • Compiles and maintains verified accounts payable records. Reconciles statements and issues payments to vendors.
  • Prepares accounts payable checks.
  • Posts all open items in accounts payable on a daily basis.
  • Improves cash flow and AP / AR Ledger profile.
  • Prepares necessary accounts payable reports and maintains all accounts payable files.
  • Reconciles statement and the ledger making sure that payments are consistent with schedules.
  • Communicate with the Group Financial Controller any areas of risk for bad debts.
  • Communicates cash requirements for payable dates to the Group Financial Controller.
  • Reduces debit balances on the purchase ledger.
  • Reconciles bank balances on a daily basis.
  • Completes month end bank reconciliations.
  • Prepares ad hoc analysis of accounts payables and receivables, as required.
  • Prepares audit schedules as required.
  • Liaises with auditors as required during interim and annual audit.

EXPERIENCE SOUGHT AFTER IN SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE:

  • Ideally have basic or intermediate functions within SAP software.
  • Create/update Microsoft Excel files.
  • Experience in high-volume, fast-paced Accounts Payable / Accounts receivable environments in which daily performance expectations are assigned and measured.
  • A strong concentration on accuracy, efficiency, and continuous improvement.
  • A willingness to take ownership and responsibility for team objectives.
  • The initiative to obtain a sufficient working knowledge of all department procedures and related software applications.
  • AAT or other accountancy qualifications will be of advantage.

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