accounts payable in manchester

02 July 2018
dylan schafer, randstad cpe
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£ 10 per hour
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manchester, north west
construction & property
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working hours
£ 10 per hour
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dylan schafer, randstad cpe
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job description

Our Client are looking to recruit an Accounts Payable Administrator to join their fast faced and vibrant Accounts Payable team . The Accounts payable dministrator will report to the Accounts Payable Manager.

The Accounts payable administrator will ensure that supplier /issues, in particular invoices and credit notes are dealt with promptly and accurately in accordance with performance and quality standards as well as to research and resolve exceptions, resolve supplier queries in relation to payments and invoices, and escalate internally if required.

Key Responsibilities

* Create, maintain and update supplier accounts via masterdata maintenance
* Deal with supplier issues relating to invoices
* Own the management of supplier queries between supplier, FSSC and business units, and Group Procurement
* Manage and resolve internal invoice queries, ensuring debit balances are managed quickly
* Ensure all supplier statements are reconciled, any queries are dealt with/escalated promptly
* Ensure that all correspondence is dealt with promptly and escalation files are maintained
* Pro-actively manage blockages in respect to invoice approval and GRN-ing - engage with approvers and receipts to ensure they action approval / receipting promptly
* Monitor and clear invoice register
* When corresponding, encourage suppliers to use the supplier self-service portal
* Work with Group Procurement to manage price variances
* Work with suppliers/internal customers to manage quantity variances
* Support continuous improvement - analyse processes into their constituent parts, identify problems and suggest solutions
* Undertake any necessary training associated with the duties of the post and participates in training and development procedures
* Any other reasonable duties

Key Skills and Qualifications

* GCSE (or equivalent) in Mathematics and English Language
* Proficient in MS Office applications (particularly Excel)
* Have used ERP systems before (Oracle would be preference but SAP experience acceptable)
* Basic knowledge of principles, practices, regulations and procedures relating to Accounts Payable function will be an advantage
* Ability to operate in a service driven culture, continuously challenging and seeking to be better
* Good communication skills
* Good customer service skillset, going above and beyond the call of duty where necessary
* Committed team player
* Trustworthy, diligent and self-motivated
* Strong organisation and time management skills
* High level of inputting accuracy.
* Able to organise own workload and to reprioritise at short notice in order to meet deadlines.
* Able to break down processes into their constituent parts, identify problems and suggest solutions

If this role sounds of interest to you please apply now or contact Dylan on 01489 560154

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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