Purchase to Pay - Accounts Payable

Brighton, East Sussex
Competitive salary and package
25 Jun 2021
20 Aug 2021
Job Title
Accounts Payable
Experience Levels
Entry Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Do you want to work for a fast-growing Global technology company based in Central Brighton? You will be joining a growing Finance team in an exciting growth period for Avalara with opportunities to further your accounting career.

The successful candidate will perform activities related to Accounts Payable of all materials, equipment and services purchased for internal company use.

The role is to Supervise the EMEA AP team in Pune who are responsible for processing/payment of all EMEA AP invoices, apply payments and reconcile Supplier accounts.

Job Duties:

Avalara is hiring for an experienced Purchase to Pay (P2P) Coordinator to support in the day to day running of the EMEA P2P function. Duties will include:

  • Work with PO requestors and approvers to ensure adherence to the purchasing procedure
  • Identify New Users of PO system and request access accordingly
  • Handle any issues arising on PO raised
  • Review and approve Supplier set up/changes in NetSuite as per Avalara policies
  • Oversee the work of Accounts Payable staff in India
  • To spot and correct any processing issues to comply with Avalara’s Internal policies
  • Continually educate the team to improve AP processes
  • Review/amend and approve Standard Process Documents for business continuity
  • Implement monthly/regular Supplier reconciliation of material accounts – Value/Volume
  • GRNI Accruals at month end – Analyse Open PO list and accrue where necessary
  • Assist the Pune team to answer any Supplier payment and invoicing queries
  • Identify and request EMEA monthly payment for processing
  • Ensure all payments are applied in a timely manner
  • Assist to calculate and book month end accounting entries such as prepayments and accruals
  • Coordinate AP Close during month end and ensure all invoices are correctly booked
  • Reconcile Balance sheet accounts related to P2P to a SOX compliant standard
  • Coordinate the implementation of process improvements

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Proven experience working within Finance with a focus on P2P
  • Must be extremely detail-oriented with excellent attention to accuracy
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills required
  • ERP Experience is required – NetSuite desirable but not essential
  • Computer proficiency with practical experience in using MS Office products
  • Ability to work independently with little support and work as part of a team
  • Desire to learn and develop new accounting skills
  • Experience and Education:
  • Holder of a recognised accounting qualification or qualified by experience
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of work experience in accounting, preferably in Accounts Payable

The successful Accounts Payable can expect a competitive salary and benefits package including:

  • Bonus
  • Shares
  • Pension
  • Healthcare
  • Dental