Accounts Payable Assistant - £26k

  • Location:

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    FMCG & Retail

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £26000 - £28000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Josh Jordan

  • Job ref:

    24042019jj_1556119020

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-05-24

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Josh Jordan

Goodman Masson are currently recruiting for an accounts payable clerk for a leading FMCG business in Hammersmith. The role is paying between £26-28k for the right individual.

Main Duties

* Majority of the role will be focused on processing invoices received from suppliers, ensuring Purchase Order numbers match and accurate input of bills
* Maintaining strong relationships with both internal and external stakeholders which will facilitate quick resolution of purchase ledger queries
* Monthly reconciliation of supplier statements to creditors ledger
* Maintaining clear purchase ledger accounts and ensuring DPO are kept in line with terms as far as possible
* Updating cash book and ensure cash payments are promptly allocated
* Weekly bank reconciliations
* Processing of staff expenses and credit card statements
* Assisting with processing domestic and international payments
* Handling multicurrency payment runs (GBP, USD, CAD, EUR, AUD)
* Opening Finance department post
* Variety of adhoc tasks
* Where applicable, assisting with streamlining and updating processes relating to transactional finance tasks

Essential Skills


* Bachelor's Degree
* Basic understanding of accounting processes, systems and documents
* Highly numerate
* Fast at working, yet accurate and pays keen attention to detail
* Able to manage a high volume of workload at any one time
* Good organisational skills and ability to manage time well
* Self-disciplined and efficient, with a flexible and proactive nature
* Ability to work under pressure and deliver for targets and deadlines, accurately
* Ability to work in a busy office that demands high levels of concentration
Desirable skills
* Interest in the FMCG industry
* Basic understanding of accounting processes, systems and documents
* Experience with Excel, Sage, NetSuite

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