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Accounts Payable Assistant

Published 31 May 2024
£22000.00 - £24000 per annum
Leicester, Leicestershire
Job Starts: 31st May 2024
Accountancy & Finance

Job Description

Accounts Payable Assistant / Leicester City Centre / Permanent / Hybrid Working

Macildowie are happy to be collaborating with a business located in Leicester City Centre, we are thrilled to present an enticing opportunity for an Accounts Payable Assistant role.

This role would be suitable for any fresh graduates looking for their first step into the world of finance, but equally for a candidate with existing experience looking to join a dynamic finance team.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Receiving invoices from suppliers and ensuring accurate documentation.
  • Processing invoices and associating them with relevant projects or departments for financial tracking.
  • Organising and filing invoices along with their corresponding receipts.
  • Ensuring timely approval of invoices to adhere to payment schedules.
  • Following established payment procedures as per departmental guidelines.
  • Demonstrating strong verbal and written communication skills, including managing phone inquiries.
  • Maintaining proficiency in finance systems and other internal tools used by the Accounts Payable team.
  • Collaborating with relevant teams to negotiate supplier terms and rates.
  • Providing assistance to suppliers regarding inquiries on invoicing platforms.
  • Addressing supplier conflicts professionally and in alignment with organisational objectives.


To excel in this role, you will need:

  • The ability to work efficiently and accurately.
  • Proficiency in IT.
  • Knowledge of accounts payable processes.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Commitment to adhering to processes and procedures.
  • Focus on understanding and fulfilling client needs.
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to prioritise workload effectively.


  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Salary exchange pension scheme.
  • Life cover.
  • Salary sacrifice schemes for cycling to work and tech purchases.
  • Holiday purchase scheme.
  • Offers and discounts on everyday shopping and essentials.

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