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Accounts Payable Assistant - Hybrid

  • £23400 per annum
  • Bath
  • Posted: 18/01/2024
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 387148052

Job Details

“Success is a process, not an event.”  - Gary Halbert. 

We're excited to announce that Sheridan Maine is partnering with an engineering company to recruit an Accounts Payable Assistant for their Bath-based team. This presents an excellent opportunity with study support available and various other benefits.
As part of the Central Finance Accounts Payable team, you will play a key role in efficiently processing and approving supplier invoices and employee expenses. Additionally, you will be responsible for regular month-end tasks.
Responsibilities of the Accounts Payable Assistant include:

  • Setting up new supplier accounts
  • Recording incoming supplier invoices
  • Ensuring timely approval of invoices by the appropriate team
  • Managing travel invoices from the travel provider
  • Processing employee expense claims, ensuring compliance with the expenses policy
  • Initiating payments for suppliers and employee expenses through the online banking system
  • Addressing internal and external queries via email and phone
  • Conducting reconciliations of supplier statements
  • Recording direct debit and standing order transactions
  • Managing credit card expenses and processing cash receipts in the bank
  • Verifying and recording petty cash and restaurant takings
  • Executing month-end close processes
  • Undertaking any other necessary accounts payable tasks.

The successful Accounts Payable Assistant will require the following knowledge and experience:
  • Preferably pursuing or having completed AAT certification
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office is a requirement
  • Essential to be a team player and comfortable working in a dynamic team
  • Enthusiastic about learning and adapting to new processes
  • Desirable to have experience in an accounts payable or similar transactional team
  • Basic understanding of VAT is desirable
  • Experience with Unit 4 Business World / Agresso is desirable
  • Familiarity with a Purchase Order system is desirable

If you’re passionate about this position or are keen to hear more, please click on “apply” as soon as possible.
You are required to be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore, if we have not responded to your application within five days, please assume that on this occasion your application has not been successful.