Accounts Payable Assistant

Location
England, Bristol, Bristol City Centre
Salary
£20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted
27 Mar 2019
Closes
24 Apr 2019
Ref
13974723/001
Contact
Hannah Scriven
Job Role
Accounts Payable
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Not qualified, Part qualified

I am pleased to be partnering with a succesful Legal Organisation based in Central Bristol. They are seeking a AAT studier to join their driven Accounts Payable team. This a perfect opportunity for someone who's looking to gain greater experience within a Finance function.

Client Details

I am pleased to be partnering with a succesful Legal Organisation based in Central Bristol who are seeking an AAT studier to join their driven Accounts Payable team. This a perfect opportunity for someone who's looking to gain greater experience within a Finance function. You'll be working in a vibrant and dynamic environment with a supporting network.

Description

Key responsibilities of the Accounts Payable Clerk:

  • Undertake all aspects of Accounts Payable efficently, working towards tight deadlines
  • Processing of invoices, disbursements, expenses, credit card statements and direct debits
  • Maintain the integrity of the AP and nominal ledgers, posting journals and making adjustments where necessary to ensure full compliance with internal controls and other regulations (SRA & Accounting standards)
  • Prepare monthly supplier statement reconciliation's for agreed list of suppliers, requesting statements and missing invoices where appropriate to ensure PL accounts are kept up to date
  • Investigate Supplier chasing letters and supplier/internal query's responding promptly and ensuring that relevant people are kept up to date with progress
  • Month end Duties, ie ensuring all costs are processes prior to closing
  • Assist with administrative tasks, compile data, conduct research and undertake special projects as required
  • Support other members of the Finance team in the preparation of financial information as required
  • Play an active and constructive part in the team

Profile

The succesful candidate:

  • Full knowledge of the Accounts Payable Process from a similar position within the legal sector
  • Familiar with a legal accounting system such as Elite or Aderant
  • High levels of numeric accuracy, with strong keyboard skills - fast and accurate
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and to identify and act on issues which need to be escalated
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and ensure that issues are addressed promptly, professionally, openly and constructively
  • Ability to communicate and interact appropriately and constructively with customers and colleagues
  • Ability to assist with the design and implementation of policies and processes
  • Good organisational abilities
  • Good time management and prioritisation skills
  • Self-motivated and proactive

Job Offer

What's on offer?

  • Competitive Salary
  • Great overall benefit package
  • Working for an established brand
  • Working centrally with strong public transport links