Accounting & Finance

Accounts Payable Officer – 12month FTC

£45k - £45k per annum

City of London, London

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Accounts Payable Officer
London, UK
12 Month FTC + Full Time + Hybrid working

Our client is a bank that is part of a large banking group established 90 years ago. The group has a global network of more than 600 branches across five continents. Their niche proposition is focused on supporting clients wherever in Europe, North America and the MENA region they live, work or want to do business. They aim to make a positive contribution to the communities in which they work and do business. Their employees are respectful, considerate and responsible corporate citizens.

Key Responsibilities

  • Regularly update departmental procedures
  • Aid internal and external stakeholders including cost and or supplier queries
  • Prepare monthly KPI report for distribution to EXCO
  • Manage the Accounts Payable systems V1, Ebis and Open Accounts and provide assistance and training to users
  • Download statements and complete the monthly Barclaycard expense process
  • Reconcile AP Suspense Accounts alongside the reconciliations team
  • Reconcile and report on AP suspense accounts with the GLO (General Ledger Ownership monthly reconciliation)
  • Monitor Head Office recharges
  • Arrange monthly accrual and prepayment schedules
  • Process journals, Ensure AP inboxes are being monitored and actioned on a timely basis, Check and clear the Nostro accounts, Process travel advance expenses, Supplier statement reconciliations
  • Accurately execute all controls within own area to minimise risk of policy, procedure, and/or regulatory breaches
  • Identify new risks/control gaps within own area and escalate accordingly to your Line Manager and/or Head of Department
  • Assist with the annual cost Budget
  • Management of Cost trend Analysis and highlighting items with a material impact to management


  • 5 years’ experience in a similar role gained in Banking and Financial Services
  • Ideally some experience of using OpenAccounts software but not essential
  • Knowledge of Accounts Payable processes and experience in dealing within a busy environment
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team
  • Excellent organisation skills and high attention to detail


  • £45,000pa + Hybrid working

In our company values we aim for equity at all stages of the recruitment process, please let us know if we can do anything to make the process more accessible to you.

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