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Accounts Payable Coordinator

  • Location South West London
  • Job type Permanent
  • Reference BBBH136171

Accounts Payable Coordinator
up to £27,000
SW London / Hybrid working

I am currently recruiting for an experienced Accounts Payable coordinator to join a FTSE 100 Retail firm in London. If you are looking for personal and career development, variety in your role and the opportunity to work with a fantastic team then please email your CV to shendl.van-wyk@investigo.co.uk. I am looking to speak to candidates that work well under pressure, are fast learners and are self-starters!


The Candidate:
The main purpose of the Accounts Payable Coordinator is to ensure that invoices and related enquiries are processed in a timely manner and supporting the Accounts Payable Supervisor in ensuring the department operates smoothly.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Responsibility for key ledger accounts (processing invoices, setting up payments and statement reconciliation)
  • Completing the weekly payment proposal for submission and approval
  • Processing and allocating direct debits transactions within the ledger
  • Maintaining and reviewing Aged Creditor balances including allocation of payments, investigation of outstanding items
  • Supporting the AP Supervisor in producing monthly Aged Creditor reconciliation
  • Investigating and resolving any queries from suppliers and internal departments
  • Ensuring new supplier forms are filled out correctly and authorised
  • Daily managing of Accounts Payable inbox
  • Reconciling of Other Debtors and Other Creditors accounts
  • Processing Prepayments
  • Ensuring invoices are coded appropriately according to type of spend and accounting treatment
  • Processing employee cash expenses and reconciling company credit card accounts
  • Raising adhoc non-supplier related payments such as payroll and tax payments

Ad-hoc:

  • Filing authorised invoices and payments on a weekly basis
  • Providing cover for other members of AP team when absent
  • Assisting management accountants as needed at month end
  • Assisting members of the AP team where necessary
  • Distributing post to the team when necessary

Personal Attributes required:

  • Self-starter, ability to multitask and use own initiative to take full ownership of the role
  • Ability to work well with other members of the Finance Team, including Senior Management
  • Attention to detail and ability to deliver under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • A positive 'can do' attitude
  • Strong analytical and communication skills

Qualification & Experience:

  • Educated to degree level or studying towards a professional qualification and a desire to progress internally in the business
  • Prior AP experience
  • Experience of multisite operations preferable

Skills:

  • Intermediate Excel skills
  • Knowledge of SUN accounting system beneficial but not essential