Accounts Payable / Receivable Specialist

  • Job Reference: 10842
  • Date Posted: 10 October 2018
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Solihull
  • Salary: £21,000 to £27,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Hol: 24+STAT, Health, Bonus, 10% Pension
  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

10842 - Accounts Payable / Accounts Receivable Specialist Job Spec
Location: Solihull

Our Client, an established manufacturing company, is looking to recruit an Accounts Payable / Receivable Specialist for their Financial Services Team on a full-time permanent basis.

The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing accounts receivables and payables, reconciling subledgers to the general ledger; setting up new vendors; preparing basic reconciliations; preparing reports; researching, clearing, communicating booking or posting errors to the appropriate parties; conducting and/or assisting in the documentation of small accounting projects.


Responsibilities:
*Accurate & timely processing of vendor invoices, credit notes & employee expenses for accounts payables,
*Processing BACS, manual payments & new business funding,
*Cash allocation and AR related transactions incl. direct debit, bounced DD,
*Ensure mitigating controls are met, creating reports for AR/AP and check postings vs. original documents,
*Preparing / posting basic & regular journals related to factoring, stocking facility etc,
*Prepare monthly reconciliations for AR/AP accounts,
*Co-ordinating with accountants and other departments to solve AR/AP/cash-related issues & identify correct bookings,
*Assist with adhering to relevant internal audit and SOX controls,
*Understanding the departments' established continuous improvement objectives,
*Any other ad-hoc duties related to the role.


Required Skills, Experience & Qualifications:
*Bookkeeping & basic accounting experience,
*Strong analytical & problem-solving skills,
*Excellent communication & interpersonal skills (verbal & written),
*Proficient with MS Excel & MS Office generally,
*Ability to independently handle accounting issues and not afraid to request assistance.

Preferred Qualifications:
*Demonstrable experience in a large AP/AR environment,
*Part-Qualified or working towards AAT, CIMA, ACCA or ACA,
*Bachelors Degree in Accounting.


Package:
*Appointment Type: Permanent
*Salary: £21,000 to £27,000 per annum (subject to experience)
*Hours: Full-time (37.5hrs Mon-Fri)
*Holiday: 32 days (24 + STAT) increasing in line with service
*Outstanding Benefits Package incl. Quarterly Bonus, Share Scheme, Healthcare, Dental & Vision Scheme, Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10%), Free Parking

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