Accounts Payable officer

£29k - £32k per annum

Battersea, London

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About the role:

A housing association is looking for an Accounts Payable Officer to join their team in London. The Accounts Payable Officer is responsible for paying invoices through the Purchase Ledger function, ensuring that a professional service is provided to the business and external parties such as suppliers and subcontractors.


  • Managing supplier accounts – setting up suppliers, anti-fraud checks, IR35 risk management and ensuring everything is paid on a timely basis.
  • Ensuring all relevant documentation related to payment of invoices is accurate and attached, such as bank details and company addresses.
  • Matching and processing invoices, registering them within two days from date received.
  • Ensuring the correct coding of invoices.
  • Resolving Invoice queries in a timely manner.
  • Being the key point of contact for all creditors and responding in a timely and friendly manner regarding outstanding invoices and expenses.
  • Processing and tracking business rates, council tax and utilities.
  • Liaising with suppliers and staff, including weekly site visits.
  • Being proactive, service-oriented and helpful to people on-sites, keeping them updated on payments that have and have not gone out and any payment issues or delays.
  • Picking up the phone to resolve issues swiftly and being concise in communication.
  • Processing weekly payment runs to agreed timetable, without delays.

Essential Skills

  • High attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • IT literacy (excel, outlook etc.)

Benefits and other Info

  • £29-32,000 PA
  • Hybrid working
  • Full benefits included

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