Accounts Payable Clerk
Norwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom
Job type: contract
Job industry: Education
This is a great opportunity for a self-motivated individual to continue a career within our finance department as an Accounts Payable Clerk. Reporting to the Treasury and Accounts Payable Team Leader, this position will be an integral part of the team which currently processes high volumes of invoices, in excess of 45,000 per year. You will have responsibility for ensuring that invoices are processed using an electronic approval system. This is a 12 month contract position, working hours are 37.5 hours a week, Monday to Friday.
Key responsibilities include:
Ensuring invoices are processed in compliance with agreed terms and conditions
Processing of invoices and credit notes for both goods received invoices and complex service invoices
Responsibility for ensuring correct coding of service invoices
To take ownership of own large contract invoices meeting with key vendors to improve and maintain good working relationships
Processing of staff expenses
Dealing with supplier queries either by phone, written correspondence or in person
Liaising with the procurement team as necessary to resolve issues
Liaising with other internal departments to ensure processes are followed and queries reduced
Completing supplier statement reconciliation.Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Detailed knowledge of accounts payable function is essential
Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Excel
Knowledge of SAP accounting package preferable although not essential as training will be provided
Good written and verbal communication skills with the ability to build working relationships.
Ability to use your own initiative and work either on your own or as part of a team.
Ability to work well under pressure in a busy environment.
Ability to deal with vendor calls in a professional and constructive manner.
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