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Accounts Payable (Temp-Perm)

Full Time
Greater London
24-03-2022 04:42 PM


                                                                        Accounts Payable (temp to perm)

 Our client is a global banking group 


Purpose of the role

We are looking for an Accounts Payable (AP) to join the Group’s Accounts team on a temporary basis initially with the possibility of becoming permanent for the right individual. 


The candidate will report to the Accounts Payable Manager and will be based full time in our head office in the City of London  

The AP will be responsible for the accurate processing and payment of purchase invoices and expense claims, ensuring the purchase ledger is always in good order, and all payment enquiries are responded to promptly.


Main responsibilities (but not limited to)

  • Process purchase invoices and expenses claims accurately and within payment terms.
  • Deal promptly with queries from suppliers and internal teams
  • Ensure all invoices/expenses are authorised in line with limits
  • Generate weekly or ad-hoc supplier payment runs and provide supporting information and invoices for funding requests
  • Process requisitions and turn into POs
  • Set up new suppliers
  • Complete supplier statement reconciliations
  • Identify expenditure and take appropriate action
  • Review and manage AP workflows to ensure effective invoice approval
  • Be part of the continuous improvement of purchase ledger processes
  • Assist the Accounts team with ad-hoc tasks


Candidate Profile

  • 2/3 years’ experience in a similar role, processing up to c. 50 invoices a day
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills
  • Sage experience desirable but not essential
  • High accuracy and attention to details
  • Demonstrate ability to work well as a team
  • High attention to detail, problem solving skills and a positive outlook
  • Preferable exposure to financial services but strong non-financial services considered
  • Driven, proactive and keen to continue a successful career in Accounts Payable

Fergus Hooley


07425 325267