Accounts Payable Officer

Recruiter
Career Legal
Location
Central London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
22 Jan 2019
Closes
22 Jan 2019
Ref
1055442378
Job Role
Accounts Payable
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Our client is an international law firm with 23 offices across the globe and currently has over 1000 staff. The firm has won many awards over the years, including International Law Firm of the Year. They are now looking to recruit an Accounts Payable Officer to assist the Accounts Payable team in processing supplier invoices. The successful applicant will have previous Accounts Payable experience and have knowledge of Solicitor Accounts Rules. Responsibilities Raise weekly BACS payment of supplier invoices Assisting the AP & Cashiering Manager with improving efficiencies within the department in order to maximise service to the firm Assisting the AP & Cashiering Manager with team development and ensuring departmental training needs are met Assisting with various projects in order to progress the department to include but not exclusive to - set up of SEPA electronic bank details within Aderant and implementation of new systems Assisting AP Manager with writing of firm policies in order to remain compliant with current SARs To input supplier invoices, disbursements and employee expenses onto Aderant Accounts system To check correct coding of General ledger invoices to correct Budget codes Ensuring client disbursements are paid in line with Solicitors Accounts Rules Reconciliation of Client/Matter ledger balances to ensure SAR compliance Dealing with SAR breaches/queries & correcting any errors to ensure SAR compliance Dealing with telephone queries from suppliers Reconciliation of various supplier statements and the firm's Purchasing card Liaising with Risk & Compliance department regarding set up of New Suppliers Any other duties as required to cover departmental needs Candidate Profile The successful candidate will have proven Accounts Payable experience In-depth knowledge of Solicitors Accounts Rules. Strong IT skills. Proven working knowledge of VAT Important Notice It is Career Legal's policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to respond to individual candidates. If we have not contacted you within three working days your application has been unsuccessful and your details have not been retained. Please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you. Career Legal is a Recruitment Agency and is advertising this permanent vacancy on behalf of one of its clients.

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