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Accounts Payable Assistant

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  • Job type Permanent
  • Reference BBBH122547

Accounts Payable Assistant
up to £24K + bonus
West London (office based 2 days a week)
Great Benefits

I am currently recruiting for an Accounts Payable Assistant to join a Global, next generation Events company who are at the forefront of what they do! You will have at least 12 months experience in Accounts Payable, be a self-starter, driven with the ability to work under pressure.


As a member of the accounts payable team, you will be liaising with internal and external stakeholders. Responsible for the companies accounts payable process: dealing with supplier invoices, payments and reconciliations.
This role is well-suited to a smart, articulate, highly personable individual, who thrives in a fast-paced environment and who is an expert in multitasking (logical reasoning, attention to detail, excellent relationship management)

The role will include:

  • Ensure company policy/procedures for authorising invoices are adhered to.
  • Processing multicurrency invoices and expenses
  • Ensure invoices are process with correct VAT inputs
  • Supplier statement reconciliations
  • Assist with preparation of supplier payments by BACS/CHAPS
  • Post bank transactions
  • Resolve supplier queries
  • Manage shared accounts payable inbox
  • Process Credit Card expenses
  • Set up new vendors
  • Maintenance of Purchase Orders
  • Month end assistance
  • Vendor database maintenance
  • Adhoc accounts payable queries as required


Candidate Speficiation:

  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to process large volume of work
  • Positive attitude
  • Strong numerical and analytical abilities
  • Excellent communication (written / verbal) skills
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Adaptable to change/improvements

Personal Qualities - Essential

  • A strong understanding of client care
  • Logical reasoning
  • The ability to multitask
  • Attention to detail
  • A self-starter, able to work independently and part of a team
  • Ability to thrive in a stressful environment, and make decisions on the go
  • A polite, friendly, and diplomatic manner
  • Ability to travel, without restriction, throughout most countries, especially the EU