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Accounts Payable Clerk

Job Title: Accounts Payable Clerk
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Berkshire, England
Salary: Negotiable
REF: APC-RS_1515492637
Contact Name: Racquel Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

A leading Telecoms company based in Buckinghamshire, is looking for an accounts payable clerk.

*** Role moving to a new office in Reading, in Spring***

The role can be perm or contract (contract will be around 3 months duration and more junior candidates will be considered for the contract role).

Duties Required:

* Register supplier invoices accurately, completely and timely in the accounting system , following the three way match process
and follow up with business owner on any discrepancies
* Raise sales invoices in accordance with the approved invoice requested by the business and perform cash receipt from customers against open customer invoices.
* Perform debt collection enquires in a professional and timely manner and ensure aged debt are timely recovered
* Verifies vendor accounts by reconciling supplier statements and related transactions .Timely & accurately prepare statement reconciliations for review
* Resolve suppliers and customer's queries (including the status and content of invoices) and liaison with business Managers if necessary
* Complete month end Balance Sheet reconciliations in AP and AR resolving any issue found
* Produce monthly reports and assist with month end closing
* Support internal and external audit activities by retrieving the required evidence


* Experience of end to end Accounts Payable/receivable clerk processes.
* Strong working knowledge of finance systems (ideally an ERP system such as SAP or Oracle) as well as MS Office applications.
* Basic book keeping fundamentals
* The ability to communicate with staff and customers at all levels are also essential for this role.

* Strong accounting fundamentals
* Minimum Intermediate level at Excel
* Keen attention to detail and the ability to identify issues and address them
* Ability to work to deadlines

* IFS software knowledge a bonus.

Education / Qualifications:

  • A levels/ A level equivalent.
  • AAT a bonus .

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