Accounts Payable Clerk - Bristol - North

£20-22,000 - Accountancy / Finance
Ref: 1849 Date Posted: Thursday 10 Oct 2019
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Purpose of the role:

To provide a professional and efficient accounts payable service to ensure suppliers are paid accurately and promptly, and to maintain excellent relationships with suppliers and internal and external customers.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Input supplier invoices and practice data submissions in an accurate and timely manner to ensure correct payments
  • Answer practice and supplier queries accurately and in a timely manner, resolving any issues, escalating issues where required
  • Ensure correct authorisation is received for all invoices
  • Ensure monthly Laboratory invoices are entered into accounting system via daily files in line with pre-set deadlines
  • To reconcile supplier statements to ensure system and payment accuracy
  • Activate and generate all supplier payment runs in accordance with a monthly time schedule
  • Rectify any payment errors
  • To ensure correct payment authorisation is received in a timely manner
  • To ensure accurate remittances are sent to suppliers in a timely manner
  • To manage the monthly submissions of data ensuring data is checked and input in a timely manner to correspond with month end accounting timetables and associates pay schedules
  • To maintain accurate financial records, ensure all paper-based and archived records are maintained for audit purposes
  • To ensure full compliance with all internal, external and legislative requirements
  • To ensure a professional, courteous and proactive internal and external customer service is provided at all times

Skills and experience required:

  • Previous accounts payable experience in a high volume environment
  • Computer literate, in particular Excel
  • Demonstrable experience of inputting bulk data accurately and efficiently
  • Customer service experience
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Team working
  • Experience using CODA is an advantage

Benefits include:

Competitive salary and benefits

25 days holiday and the option to buy or sell up to 5 extra days

Free parking

Progression and development

Contributory pension

Cycle to work scheme

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