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Accounts Payable Administrator

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  • Birmingham, West Midlands, England
  • Permanent,
  • Other Specialisms,
  • APA190224
  • 19/02/2024
Job description

Gap Personnel (operating as an employment business) are currently recruiting for our client in Birmingham, B11 postcode for an Accounts Payable Administrator

Hours of work:

Monday - Friday

9am - 5:30pm

Pay

Starting from £24,000 per annum

Description and key responsibilities as an Accounts Payable Administrator:

  • Accurately processing invoices and payments within payment deadlines. Manage the reconciliation of supplier statements to the accounting system and follow up with any refunds which need to be processed. Additional responsibilities may include liaising with suppliers regarding agreed payment profiles. In general, their key tasks include:
  • Communicating with relevant suppliers to process invoicing or payment queries
  • Attaching the correct documentation to invoices and reconciling purchase orders to invoices received
  • Posting invoices and credit notes and ensuring they’re coded correctly in the system
  • Preparing monthly supplier statement reconciliations
  • Checking, dealing and responding to all accounts external and internal queries by phone and emails; in a timely manner.
  • Preparing supplier payments and ensuring that a senior Finance Manager has signed all payments off
  • Investigating and resolving outstanding creditor items
  • Effectively deal with and resolve promptly any queries that arise Accounts Payable Admin is also responsible for ensuring that a business pays its creditors and vendors on time. These professionals also prevent unnecessary and potentially costly errors, such as unintentionally overpaying creditors. To avoid mistakes and effectively keep track of accounts payable transactions, Accounts Payable Admin must work meticulously and pay careful attention to detail.

Qualifications and skills required as an Accounts Payabale Administrator

  • Working knowledge of general accounting procedures
  • IT literacy, including knowledge of relevant accounting software, such as Sage and SAP systems
  • Strong organisational skills, as they typically handle high volumes of invoices
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to actively listen to others and relay information clearly
  • The ability to build effective relationships with suppliers and creditors
  • The ability to work well in a team and collaborate with others
  • Teamwork - assisting colleagues within the wider accounts payable and accounts team in credit card and bank reconciliations.

Accounts Payable Experience Required

  • Ideal candidate will have experience from working in an accounts payable environment.
  • Good communication skills - both verbal and written, strong MS office skills including excel, excellent accuracy and attention to detail Ability to work on multiple tasks and able to follow deadlines

What we give you:

  • Continuous recruitment support
  • Guidance on CV and interview skills

If you are interested in applying for this vacancy please email your CV to Tara.OReilly@gap-personnel.com

If this role is permanent, gap personnel is operating as the employment agency. If this job is a temporary role, gap personnel is operating as the employment business. gap personnel is committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job

Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future

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If this role is permanent, gap personnel is operating as the employment agency. If this job is a temporary role, gap personnel is operating as the employment business.gap personnel is committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job

Whilst we endeavor to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future

By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy