Accounts Payable Clerk

  • Job Reference: 12683E
  • Date Posted: 20 March 2024
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Oakham, Rutland, England
  • Salary: £28,000 to £34,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Benefits
  • Sector: Accountancy
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Accounts Payable Clerk

Location: East Midlands, Rutland, Oakham

Job Type: Permanent, Full-Time

Primary Industry: Accounting


Salary: £28,000 - £34,000 per annum

Benefits: Comprehensive benefits package

Job Duties:

  • Process accounts payable transactions accurately and efficiently, ensuring compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Verify and reconcile invoices, purchase orders, and payment requests.
  • Prepare and process payment runs, 
  • Maintain vendor records and resolve any discrepancies or issues that arise.
  • Coordinate with internal departments and external vendors to resolve payment-related inquiries and discrepancies.
  • Monitor and review ageing reports to ensure timely payment of invoices and manage cash flow effectively.
  • Assist in the preparation of financial reports and analysis related to accounts payable.
  • Support the finance team with ad-hoc tasks and projects as required.

Required Qualifications:

  • Proven experience as an Accounts Payable Clerk or in a similar role.
  • Strong understanding of accounts payable processes and principles.
  • Proficiency in using accounting software and MS Office applications, particularly Excel.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with integrity and professionalism.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.


Minimum of 2 years of experience in accounts payable or a similar finance role.

Working Conditions:

This is a permanent, full-time position based in Oakham, East Midlands. The role will require you to work regular office hours from Monday to Friday. The office environment is professional and collaborative, providing opportunities to work both independently and as part of a team. Some flexibility may be required to meet deadlines or address urgent matters.