Accounts Payable Assistant Bedford United Kingdom

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Our client has a permanent vacancy for an Accounts Payable Assistant to work as an integral part of the Accounts Payable team processing invoices and payments to agreed procedures within set timescales. You will liaise with Suppliers on a day-to-day basis and to provide support to the AP Supervisor where required.

The job

• Supporting the Accounts Payable team with the day to day running of the AP Functions

• Check relevant authorisation obtained for payment of invoice

• Pursue non-authorised invoices and maintain excel record

• Code, batch and input invoices to Expensewatch or JD Edwards

• Email non PO invoices to relevant operating centres

• Maintain and update database of UK Vendors

• Process direct debit, standing order and BACS payments.

• Maintain Supplier Statement Reconciliations on a timely basis

• Process payment run.

• Liaise with stakeholders across multiple sites

• Develop and maintain effective relationships with suppliers and resolving queries promptly.

• Other ad-hoc duties as and when required.


• Minimum of one years’ experience in a similar role.

• Experience of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook

• Detail orientated with experience in a financial or data entry function.

• Excellent Customer Focus or Client Faced experience

• Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills

• A positive, analytical, can-do person

• Ideally you will have experience of JD Edwards

• Ideally you will have experience of Expensewatch

Due to the large number of responses we receive it is not always possible to respond to every application. We will only contact those candidates short-listed for this role. If you have not heard from us within 7 days please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. If you wish to apply for further roles please do so. We will retain your details on file and contact you should a suitable vacancy become available

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