Account Payable Administrator

Posted 04 July 2024
Salary £26,000
Job type Permanent
Industry Sector TechnicalManufacturing
Job FunctionAdministration

Job description

The Company

Our client is a specialist manufacturer in Cramlington. Due to growth, they require an Accounts Payable Administrator. Initially on a 9-month contract though there is potential to become permanent.

The Role

  • To provide a professional and timely accounting service in respect to all postings through the company bank accounts, payments of invoices and expenditures through the purchase ledger, and cashbook reconciliations, along with other tasks in finance as required.

  • Ensure all invoices and credit notes received have been checked, approved and entered on the financial system in an accurate and timely manner prior to payment.

  • To ensure the administration of all documents is of a professional standard at all times.

  • To reconcile supplier statements, ensuring any discrepancies are investigated.

  • To ensure correct posting codes are allocated to the expenditure.

  • To administer and reconcile employees expenses including management of foreign currency.

  • To administer petty cash and reconcile balances at month-end.

  • Initiating payment runs, ensuring accuracy and that necessary controls are in place.

  • Facilitate new supplier and customer set up process and maintain details.

  • Month end preparation.

  • To run month end reporting as required, on a monthly basis.

  • To assist the Financial Controller and Finance team colleagues with day-to-day tasks and when necessary, provide cover for an absent team member.

  • To assist in the reconciliation of inter-co account balances.

  • To liaise both in person and electronically, with both internal and external stakeholders, in a professional manner at all times.

  • To fulfil other tasks deemed appropriate by the company.

The Person

  • Educated to GCSE Maths and English or equivalent.

  • Experience in MS Excel and ERP Systems.

  • Proven purchase ledger experience.

  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Clear written and verbal skills, including the ability to communicate with external stakeholders on any financial matters as well as the ability to communicate issues or respond to queries with internal budget holders.

  • Clear understanding of confidentiality.

  • ‘Can do’ attitude.

  • Strong administrative and organisational skills to manage a busy workload.

  • Good team player with a proactive attitude to problem solving and being able to work on own initiative.

  • Initiative to be able to develop and improve systems and procedures.

The Benefits

  • You will be working for a well-established growing employer.

  • An excellent salary.

  • A company experiencing continued growth, expansion and investment.

  • The company are fully compliant with the latest health and safety requirements for current safe working practices.