Accounts Payable Assistant : Our Ageas Eastleigh office is looking to appoint an Accounts Payable Assistant to join their Finance team following the internal promotion of the original post holder. The Accounts Payable Assistant will be responsible for managing and handling all Ageas supplier invoices and ensuring that they are accurately and successfully uploaded and approved by the business in line with agreed payment terms. Strong attention to detail and accuracy are absolutely crucial as there will be a large numbers of transactions with very high value items, therefore any error could have a high impact in the business. The Accounts Payable Assistant will need to possess strong numerical , communication and rapport building skills as they will have significant contact with suppliers and departmental customers and must ensure that all queries are effectively resolved. This is a great opportunity for someone who has a desire to build a career in finance with a reputable and established insurance company as experience of having worked in accounts is desirable, however not essential. What you must have is a flexible can do attitude and a passion to learn and develop a career with Ageas Insurance. As an Accounts Payable Assistant your main responsibilities will include, but are not limited: To ensure all queries, whether email, paper or telephone, are responded with 24 hours of receipt clearly, concisely and accurately. Perform accurate supplier reconciliation on a monthly basis, ensuring these are completed each month and receive no CRSA failings. To ensure that all appropriate policies and procedures are followed ensuring invoices are approved in line with the expense authority matrices. Be aware and support the delivery of AP team's metrics, KPI's, performance against agreed SLA's. The knowledge, skills & experience required to be successful as an Accounts Payable Assistant are: Excellent communication skills, written and spoken (ability to be diplomatic, understanding and firm). Strong numerical skills and high attention to detail. Experience having worked in a busy fast paced office enviornment. Working knowledge of the purchase ledger system (JD Edwards) is desirable however, not essential. Be able to demonstrate a good understanding of VAT and the awareness of processing transactions accurately is desirable. Experience of shared service environments (KPI's, SLA'setc.) Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy within the Accounts Payable Assistant role based in Eastleigh: Our people enjoy a comprehensive range of flexible benefit options such as a company pension, 23 days' holiday (rising to 25 days after 3 years) with the ability to buy an additional 5 days, a personal car lease option, health and dental plans, life assurance of 4 x salary with the option to flex up or down, and a discretionary annual bonus. Our people enjoy discounted gym membership as well as discounts with a wide range of retailers through our partner Perkz and make the most of our Wellbeing activities and Sports and Social Club events. About AgeasUK We're an award-winning, international insurer with key markets in Europe and Asia and go back a fair bit too - almost 200 years. Fast-forward to today and we're proud to be one of Europe's top 20 insurance companies. Our UK team of 3,000, stand shoulder-to-shoulder with our most important people - our customers. We're recognised for our excellent insurance cover and being easy and straightforward to deal with. Plus, we understand the need for choice, which is why our insurance can be bought with us directly, and through aggregator sites as well as through our broker relationships and our leading partnership brands. We have around 5 million customers and have a first-class attitude when it comes to being there for them when they need us most. Don't just take our word for all this though. We've scooped a Gold Standard Insurance Award for the last nine years running which speaks volumes about our dedicated teams across our UK offices based in London, Manchester, Stoke, Gloucester, Eastleigh and Bournemouth. Click on the 'Applybutton' to be considered for Accounts Payable Assistant opportunity at Ageas in Eastleigh.