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Accounts Payable Assistant

Attractive salary package



Our client is hiring an Accounts Payable Assistant to join the team.

A suitable candidate should be a motivated and multi-skilled individual that meets the requirements of the role.


  • Responsible for the management of all purchase invoices within the companies, including ensuring they are appropriately authorized and allocated to the correct department.
  • Monitor the AP inbox ensuring all inquiries are answered in a timely manner, and prioritizing urgent requests and more complex queries escalated to line managers to achieve a quick solution.
  • Liaison with external suppliers, accounts managers and authorized signatories.
  • Investigate discrepancies and resolve billing issues.
  • Bank account reconciliation (using different foreign currencies).
  • Upload payment information to the bank for timely payment and feeding information to the Finance Manager for cashflow purposes.
  • Check and reconcile credit card claims against the credit card statement. Oversee the accuracy of expense claims submitted electronically.
  • Performing supplier statement reconciliations.
  • Liaising with suppliers and with internal departments to resolve queries and chase information (delivery notes etc.).
  • Updating bank accounts in SAP.
  • Completing regular bank reconciliations.
  • Maintain daily cash flow, making sure it includes up-to-date actual as well as informed forecast for upcoming spending.



  • Prior experience in accounts payable operations.
  • Proficient in Gmail & Excel.
  • Clear and professional communication skills.
  • Accuracy is critical to the role, so attention to detail is important.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of an accounting system is required.
  • Team player with a good overview of how the AP process works.
  • High levels of accuracy and attention to detail is crucial.
  • Be computer-literate (Microsoft packages).
  • Have excellent communication and problem-solving skills
  • Be adaptable to ongoing process changes.
  • Have a sound understanding of the purchase to pay process (P2P).
  • Excellent customer service skills.


  • Experience in accounts is highly desirable.
  • Experience of Xero a bonus.
  • AAT/ACCA part qualified.
  • Experience working with large amounts of Data is preferable.