Accounts Payable Specialist

Recruiter
Starbucks EMEA Ltd
Location
South West London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Apr 2019
Closes
15 Apr 2019
Ref
1118854227
Job Role
Accounts Payable
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Part qualified, Qualified
By bringing people together over coffee, Starbucks has become one of the world's best-known and best loved companies. Working at Starbucks is a lot like working with your friends When you work here, you're not an "employee" - we call ourselves "partners" because we believe in shared common goals and mutual success.Our partners are our most valuable resource Job Purpose and Mission To help the Accounts Payable function deliver an effective and efficient service to external suppliers and Starbucks partners. To ensure that external supplier accounts are monitored and processed on a timely basis and that the Trade Payable ledger reflects the true position of money owed by Starbucks to suppliers. Summary of Key Responsibilities Take responsibility for a specified section of suppliers, code and input invoices received onto computer system; send to appropriate department for authorisation; chase return of invoices and release for payment when authorised Select & prepare invoices due for payment on weekly BACS for authorisation by accounts payable supervisor/manager and process the BACS submission Chase up outstanding/overdue invoices; request credit notes as necessary; request return of any overpayments; check and reconcile supplier's statement with computer system Prepare spreadsheet to upload invoices and then import them into the computer system Prepare manual cheques for authorisation by accounts payable supervisor/manager for payment of urgent invoices Prepare and check partners' expense claim forms and supporting vouchers, obtain relevant authorisation and input onto computer system. Knowledge, Skills and Experience French, German and English speakers required PC literate (i.e. Word, Excel and Outlook basic knowledge) Good system knowledge and data manipulation experience Experience of data input essential Previous purchase ledger and employees expense claims system experience essential Ability to work under own initiative essential (self-starter) Strong problems solving skills Ability to prioritise and deal with competing deadlines and process changes, with confidence Collaborative style, team player contributing to good team spirit Benefits: 25 days annual leave 4% flexible benefits 30% Starbucks store discount Private Medical Insurance Bean Stock (Starbucks Partner Shares) Perks at Work discount platform 4% pension contribution

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