We are looking for a talented Senior Accounts Payable Clerk to join our growing Accounts Payable team. Working from our Head office in Warwick, your attention to detail and ability to process high volumes of transactions will ensure that our suppliers are paid accurately and on time. In addition, through process compliance you will ensure that costs are recorded accurately and in the correct time periods. You will have excellent problem solving and time management skills, work well independently or as part of the team, ensuring deliverables and deadlines are met and help motivate the accounts payable team.

Key Responsibilities:

Support the Accounts Payable Manager in leading a fast, fun and friendly AP team

Ownership and responsibility for a range of assigned Vendor Accounts to include:Validation of invoices in VIM system for onward processing – coding/approval

Liaise with colleagues at sites and head office to secure invoice approval / resolve queries

Checking statements and identifying missing items for resolution

Deal with Vendor queries through to timely resolution, escalating to AP Manager

Assign statement reconciliations to the team, assisting with queries and problem accounts

Support the business in the resolution and clearing of historical GRNI balances

Set-up new vendor accounts and master data requirements

Provide training and support to the team, identifying root causes and proposed resolutions for the end to end source to pay process

Review aged items, and expedite when required, monitor payment blocks, and manage timely resolution

Match direct debit accounts, and review debit balances to ensure all items are cleared and/or refunds are secured

Input to the Vendor payment process – conducting regular payment runs, foreign payments, fast payments

Compliance – ensuring that all requests / approvals are appropriately authorised

Ensuring all tasks are completed ready for month end

Working as a part of a team, supporting team members with peak activity and providing cover during periods of absence (holiday/ sickness) within the team

Some administration of the Travel & Expenses system, including allocation and leavers

Drive the team to ensure that deliverables and deadlines are met, structuring tasks and goals

Provide consistent cover in the Accounts Payable Managers absence

Run weekly stat reports

Adhoc duties

The successful candidate will have experience of processing a high volume of invoices. Strong Excel skills, particularly using VLOOKUP’s and Pivot tables, as well as plenty of experience using all Microsoft packages. They will be a real team player and have excellent communication skills.

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