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Accounts Payable Specilaist

  • Location

    Bury St Edmunds

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Thomas Palmer

  • Contact email:

    thomas@compasspoint.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01284765700

  • Job ref:

    J36177

  • Published:

    23 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2024-02-15

  • Start date:

    2024-01-31

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

Join a dynamic team at a leading Design & Manufacturing company located in Bury St Edmunds! Currently seeking an Accounts Payable Specialist to play a pivotal role in their finance operations.

This is a hybrid position with flexible working hours, offering you the opportunity to be part of a collaborative team of seven. As the Accounts Payable Specialist, you will take full ownership of a bustling Purchase Ledger function, reporting directly to the Financial Controller.

Your key responsibilities will include:

• Matching and verifying invoices against receivers and purchase orders.
• Managing the accounts payable month-end close process.
• Conducting AP payment runs as needed.
• Maintaining organised vendor files.
• Collaborating with Purchasing and other departments to ensure timely clearance of logged vouchers.
• Reconciling suppliers' statements.
• Overseeing outstanding GRNI and AP balances.
• Providing reconciliations for AP-related balance sheet accounts.
• Coordinating Inter-Company charges and reconciling Inter-Company statements.
• Preparing and uploading associated balance sheet reconciliations.
• Monitoring Key Performance Indicators for the AP function.
• Liaising with internal and external auditors as required.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate self-motivation, self-discipline, and strong multitasking abilities. A minimum of three years of prior experience in Accounts Payable within a Manufacturing/Engineering environment is preferred, along with a solid understanding of accounting principles, month-end close, account reconciliation, general ledger, and financial statements.

In return, you would be offered a vibrant working environment with a hybrid setup, early finishes on Fridays, a competitive salary, and a range of employee-focused benefits. If you are interested in this exciting opportunity or would like more details, please send your up-to-date CV to thomas@compasspoint.co.uk or apply below!