TEMP Accounts Payable / PL Assistant

  • Job Reference: 10596
  • Date Posted: 10 May 2018
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Kettering
  • Salary: £10.25 to £12.50
  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: min. 3 months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

10596 - Accounts Payable / PL Assistant Job Spec
Location: Kettering

Our Client, an established company based in Kettering, are seeking to recruit an Accounts Payable / PL Assistant on a full-time temporary basis. Working within a close-knit finance team, you will be solely responsible for clearing a significant backlog of invoices from purchase orders spanning the last 18 months. It is envisaged the role will span three months, but this is likely to be extended and the scope of the role expanded in response to evolving business demands.

Duties / Responsibilities
*Sole ownership of the AP function, tasked with processing, reconciling & clearing an approx. 18 month backlog of invoices from purchase orders,
*Work within agreed % tolerances in accordance with the payment process outlined by the AP Transactional Manager,
*Receive and record any new invoices from suppliers,
*Deal with & resolve queries in a timely and efficient manner,
*Regularly liaise at all levels with the other finance functions of the business,
*Obtain receipts or other verification when accounts were paid,
*Match and file invoices with their matching receipts,
*Record and compare invoices received with estimates and/or forecasts,
*Remit payments on invoices as directed.

Reporting to: AP Transactional Manager

Experience Requirements
*ESSENTIAL: experience with high volume AP/PL within a large commercial company,
*The ability to take full ownership of the backlog of invoices and work effectively to resolve & clear these within agreed parameters & to strict deadlines,
*Good knowledge of general accounting procedures, proficient in data entry & management,
*A self-starter with excellent communication skills, the ability to prioritise, take initiative, challenge colleagues & work well in a small team,
*IT proficient: experience with MS AX Dynamics preferred as well as MS Excel,
*Be immediately available to interview / start, or on short notice.

*Appointment Type: 3 months min. temporary, likely to be extended
*Pay Rate: circa £10.25 - £12.50 per hour (equivalent to £20k - £25k per annum)
*Hours: Full-time Mon-Fri 9:00am to 5:00pm (possible flexi-time)
*Pension & NI Contribution
*On-site parking