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Accounts Payable Specialist

Published 02 November 2023
£25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Leicester, Leicestershire
Job Starts: 2nd November 2023
Accountancy & Finance

Job Description

Role: Accounts Payable Specialist Location: Hybrid Working - Leicester LE3

About the Role:

We are currently seeking an experienced Accounts Payable Specialist to join a dynamic finance team. This role plays a pivotal role in ensuring the accurate and timely processing of financial transactions, managing invoices, and maintaining the accounts payable. If you're a detail-oriented, self-motivated professional with a knack for reconciliations and financial analysis, we want to hear from you!

Role Objectives:

  • Process supplier invoices efficiently
  • Conduct a thorough check of nominal analysis to ensure cost allocations align with company standards
  • Resolve queries, both internal and external
  • Perform supplier statement reconciliations
  • Generate supplier payments and set up online bank transfers
  • Maintain the purchase ledger, including pre-month-end review for allocations and minor write-offs
  • Reconcile month-end data with the financial ledger
  • Conduct weekly bank reconciliations
  • Generate insightful reports
  • Provide ad-hoc reporting to management
  • Create and post journal transactions
  • Perform monthly VAT balance sheet reconciliation with corrective actions for any discrepancies
  • Process ad-hoc cash book postings
  • Complete monthly bank reconciliation
  • Prepare monthly tax analysis for use in year-end corporation tax computations
  • Review and process rebate invoices, updating the schedule on a monthly basis
  • Undertake any other reasonable tasks and responsibilities as requested by your Line Manager


  • Proficient in reconciliations
  • Strong Excel skills, including vlookups and pivot tables
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise tasks effectively
  • Highly organised and self-motivated
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Analytical thinking to aid in reconciliations and query resolution
  • Proactive approach to work and problem-solving, with a keen eye for identifying and addressing issues as they arise
  • Confidence in using multiple systems
  • Previous experience in a similar role, preferably using Sage 200

If you have the skills and experience required and are looking to take the next step in your finance career, we encourage you to apply. Join our team and be part of an exciting journey in the world of finance.

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