Senior Accounts Payable

Recruiter
Location
England, London, City of London
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
04 Aug 2017
Closes
01 Sep 2017
Ref
3018696
Contact
Rebecca Hutton
Job Role
Accounts Payable
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Part qualified

Temporary to permanent AP Clerk- Tottenham Court Road- £13-15p/h/ £25-30K. Immediately Available


PLEASE ONLY APPLY IF YOU HAVE HAD 1 YEARS EXPERIENCE IN ACCOUNTS AND ARE IMMEDIATELY AVAILABLE OR ON A SHORT NOTICE PERIOD.

Your new company
A Media company with a £200 million turnover are looking for a senior Accounts Payable professional with a passion for films. The company was founded in the 90s and is a modern, creative office with great staff retention.

Your new role
Your new role will be very hands on as you will be in charge of the who purchase ledger.

  • Processing supplier invoices in a timely manner
  • Ensuring supplier invoices are posted to SAP only when approved and PO z-entered.
  • Monitoring of the AP Inbox to ensure timely postings of approved PL invoices & posting the invoices against the correct PO's
  • Ensure all invoices posted have scanned supporting documents attached in SAP
  • Review of the GRIR for debit balances and aged unmatched credits
  • Review of debit balances on the purchase ledger
  • Working with the Management Accountants and Financial Controller to ensure costs are accurately recorded (correct profit centres, internal orders, company, FX rate, VAT correctly recorded, etc)
  • Correctly posting Minimum Guarantee's at the right FX rate when hedged
  • Review of supplier accounts to identify invoices due for payment
  • Prepare a list of invoices proposed for payment, ensuring all invoices are posted and have all the correct supporting documents with them
  • Prepare payment run including BACS and same day transfers
  • Set up the payments on JPM (BACS & CHAPS)
  • Answer questions arising on review of the payment run by management pre-approval and release
  • Post all payments
  • Perform monthly supplier statement reconciliations to identify missing invoices, request copies and pass to relevant staff for approval
  • Checking to make sure vendor bank details correctly match the invoices and working with the Junior Accountants when this needs correcting
  • Download the banking from JPM daily
  • Ensure all invoice postings are complete as far as possible in the run up to month end
  • Ensure all payments made in the month are posted in the run up to month end
  • Reconcile all bank accounts and post any bank charges and interest at month end
  • Ensure correct documentation is kept and maintained to comply with internal and external controls and legislation, (SOX compliance)
  • Assist with the provision of information for the year and audit process and ensure all information is available and provided on time to the auditors.
  • Deal with supplier queries in a timely manner
  • Assist with queries on suppliers and invoice payment from other departments and other members of the finance team
  • Communicate with other departments to ensure invoices are processed by them in a timely manner, they are aware of correct processes to follow including coding of costs, PO approvals and payment scheduling
  • Deal with supplier queries in a timely manner
  • Assist with queries on suppliers and invoice payment from other departments and other members of the finance team
  • Communicate with other departments to ensure invoices are processed by them in a timely manner, they are aware of correct processes to follow including coding of costs, PO approvals and payment scheduling


What you'll need to succeed
You must have a fun, creative personality with a passion for media and AP. You will have at least 2 years experience completing the A-Z duties in purchase ledger. You will be immediately available or on a short notice period. Ideally you will have a creative industry background such as media, leisure or retail but this is not essential.


What you'll get in return
This role is a temporary to permanent opportunity which offers a competitive salary once the role goes permanent. Potentially, if you are looking for it, the role could offer study support once you become a permanent member of staff. The team is friendly and the offices are newly renovated and extremely modern. Once the role does go permanent they offer a good pension scheme, a bonus and a chance to go to the film premiers on occasion.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

PLEASE ONLY APPLY IF YOU HAVE HAD 2 YEARS EXPERIENCE IN ACCOUNTS AND ARE IMMEDIATELY AVAILABLE OR ON A SHORT NOTICE PERIOD.

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