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Senior Accountants Payable Officer

Senior Accountants Payable Officer

Job Title: Senior Accountants Payable Officer
Contract Type: contract
Location: Watford
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
REF: GBAPWAT2306_1655981868
Contact Name: Guy Barwell
Contact Email:
Job Published: 7 days ago

Job Description

Senior Accounts Payable Officer
Watford, Hertfordshire
£25,000 - £30,000 Depending on Experience
12 Months Fixed Terms Contract
Immediate Start

We are seeking an experienced Accountant Payable professional with experience within a high-volume query resolution environment.
We are looking for a skilled Purchase Ledger / Accounts Payable Clerk to provide financial, administrative and clerical services. Ensure that all invoices and payments for the Group are made on a timely manner. Building relationship with Manager and key suppliers to ensure continuity of service without major disruptions.

*Processing various AP transactions in compliance with financial policies and procedures.
*Build strong internal relationship with Purchase Ledger Manager, Financial Controllers and Operational Managers.
*Organisation/planning skills and ability to prioritise
*Rigorous commitment to accuracy and detail
*100 % compliance with all internal control procedures
*Engage management over any AP problems. Processing various AP transactions in compliance with financial policies and procedures.
*Matching Invoices to PO system.
*Clearing all direct debit on the ledgers with the relevant invoices.
*Clearing payment on accounts and ensuring all allocations are up to date.
*Ensuring all prepayments are set up accurately.
*Ensure bank statement are reconciled.
*Processing and monitoring Petty Cash.
*Processing Expenses and ensuring the company policy is adhered to.
*Processing monthly and adhoc payment runs.
*Regular supplier reconciliations.
*Investigating and resolving Purchase Ledger queries internally and externally.
*Liaising with suppliers.
*Creating new accounts on the finance system.
*Scanning invoices with relevant back up.
*Identify opportunities for continuous improvement, effectively present ideas and turn them into practical actions. Support wider finance team and group goals and initiatives.

What we are looking for

*Previous experience within Accounts Payable
*Good Excel Skills
*Must live locally to Watford
*Good communicator, building meaningful relationships with team/department members, including suppliers and hotel/restaurant General Managers.
*Team player with an ability to contribute to wider group goals.
*Ability to bring a commercial outlook to the role such that deliverables add value and insight to the business.
*Self starter with a strong desire for personal development.
*High degree of accuracy and attention to detail.

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