About the role
What’s in it for you:
A salary of £20,092 - £22,254
27 days holiday plus bank holidays
The Christmas period off with no effect on your holiday allowance
An excellent pension scheme
A flexible working life
Due to continuous success, a Durham-based organisation are looking to recruit an Accounts Payable Assistant to join their finance team on an initial 9-month fixed term contract.
This is a full-time role, 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm, this role offers hybrid working with 2 days in the office and 3 days working from home. Reporting to the Accounts Payable Assistant Manager, this is a business facing function supporting the organisation as a whole and at all levels with respect to accounts payable matters.
Focus on checking stakeholder requirements to ensure the delivery of excellence with the frontline stakeholder experience e.g. paying suppliers one time.
Respond to service users answering and recording standard queries e.g. when is payment likely to occur
Solve day-to-day routine problems e.g. query management and source background information within the role.
Record data and information accurately and provide reports as required to team members and more experienced staff.
Operate an Accounts Payable enquiry service and process requests finding solutions or escalating queries where necessary.
Liaise with internal and external suppliers, contractors and professional specialists to pass on information and ensure the end-to-end process.
Apply professional and regulatory procedures and processes and use of systems e.g. ensure terms of payment are met.
Setting up new banking
Handling secondary approval
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Attention to detail
Proven IT skills, including use of Microsoft Office 365.
Five GCSE’s at least Grade C or level four (or equivalent) including English Language and Mathematics (or equivalent experience).
Post-16 qualification or equivalent experience.
Relevant experience of processing accounts payable transactions in a busy office environment within a large organisation.
Demonstrable ability to provide advice and guidance to a range of customers and colleagues.
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