Accounts Payable Assistant Bootle United Kingdom

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Accounts Payable // Bootle // Mat cover 7 months minimum //@£25.000 pro rata

We have an opportunity for an experienced Accounts Payable Assistant to join a long established manufacturing business in Bootle to cover a period of maternity leave.

The role is office based, 8-4.30 mon-thurs, 3.30 early finish on Fridays! There is free car parking on site.

The individual will be responsible for payment of invoices including approvals, vendor terms, verification and data entry into the finance system – Oracle. Additional accounts payable responsibilities include money transfers, employee payments and month end accruals, plus the opportunity to gain some exposutre to the receivables side of the transactions when covering for colleagues in this close knit team.


Manage the full accounts payable cycle from receipt of invoices to payment; including coding invoices, matching purchase orders, obtaining approval, and entering the invoices into the accounting system.
Ensure accurate and timely matching of all invoices in Oracle.
Acquire appropriate approvals for non-purchase order requestInitiate calls to vendors and/or departments for clarification of invoice items, prices or details that contribute to a matching process failure.
Reconcile supplier statements to aged payables listingAgree GRNI accruals each month end
Perform month end AP Module closing.
Reconcile AP aging with GL liability
Work with Auditors as necessary and prepare required reconciliations.
Responsible for record keeping and organization of A/P invoices.
Perform other Accounting duties, assignments and projects as necessary.
Post bank transactions and perform periodic bank reconciliations
Expenses processing.
Support other finance functions including account receivable

Candidate Requirements:

Experience of working in an Accounts Payable end to end position
Good understanding of general accounting
Able to work to tight deadlines and quick turnaround for accounting deliverables
Ability to effectively present information & respond to question from management, vendors and associates
Experience using an ERP system; Oracle experience is desired
Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Outlook software
Strong organisational skills
Ability to work collaboratively in a dynamic environment where adaptability is imperative
Accurate with a strong attention to detail
Excellent written and oral communication skillsIf this role would suit you at this point in your career and you have the desired experience, please send your cv and shortlisted candidates will be contacted to dicsuss

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