Accounts Payable

  • Category
    Accountancy - Purchase Ledger Clerk
  • Location
    Glasgow, Glasgow City
  • Salary
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To act as a Purchase Ledger Clerk in the centralised Accounts Payable function, based in Glasgow. Working within a team of six which services the whole of the UK, the role will report directly to the Accounts Payable Manager and will be responsible for processing supplier invoices and credit notes, reconciling statements and maintenance of the company authorisation structure.
To act as Purchase Ledger Clerk in the best interests of the company.
*Processing supplier invoices/credit notes and preparation of supplier and staff expenses payment runs (multi currency)
*Monitoring creditors report to ensure suppliers are paid in a timely manner
*Assist with maintaining the UK Authorisation Structure
*Ensuring compliance to company's internal control guidelines, e.g. authorisation, completeness, accuracy, validity
*Liaising with various departments / branch administrators to resolve invoicing issues which includes discussing solutions and proposing process improvements
*Supplier statement reconciliations
*Respond to emails sent to Accounts Payable group mailbox within 24 hours and escalate to management where necessary
*Liaise with offshore team in India who complete accounts payable tasks and provide guidance when required;
*Analysing and preparing commentary on various suites of data.
*Responsible for accurate identification of direct debit customers via reports and bank statements ensuring payments are matched to the supplier invoices.
*Communication with other finance departments.
*Assist with supplier communications - produce letters and actively monitor/follow up.
*Supporting the Accounts Payable Manager to meet critical project deadlines.
*Ad-hoc duties as allocated by Accounts Payable Manager.

*Experienced candidate with good business knowledge

Technical Knowledge
*Competent IT skills, with basic experience in Microsoft Excel as a minimum
*Experience using JD Edwards and Concur would also be beneficial.

*Previous experience in fast paced AP/AR Finance function preferable
*Ability to prioritise workload and plan ahead;
*Ability to multi-task and manage multiple competing priorities
*Experience of operating to strict deadlines
*Ability to work on own initiative and be proactive
*Attention to detail;
*Strong communication skills;
*Ability to adapt to change.

Eligibility to work in the UK
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