Accounts Payable Specialist (sole charge role)

England, Berkshire, Reading
£30000.00 - £34000.00 per annum + + bonus, 25 days hols, medical, pens
05 Jun 2024
12 Jun 2024
Fiona Price
Job Title
Accounts Payable
Contract Type
Full Time

Accounts Payable and Expenses Specialist - sole charge role

£30,000 - £34,000 + 5-7% annual bonus + 25 days holiday + pension, private medical

Reading Office based - Hybrid working - 3 days in the office, 2 days at home

Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding position with a growing International business in the Reading area? This Accounts Payable Specialist position will provide an excellent working environment within impressive, modern offices that also offer on-site parking. Our client will offer hybrid working, so 3 days per week in the office, and 2 working from home.

You will be working for a highly experienced and very supportive Finance Manager, within their hands-on collaborative finance team, who have a great work ethic and this role offers you all the autonomy and career progression that you need. This role would really suit a candidate with extensive Accounts Payable and Expenses experience wishing to develop their accounts payable knowledge further. My client will offer superb training along with career progression. Note, this is a sole charge Accounts Payable role, so you will be able to multi-task, be hands-on and be able to manage all aspects of AP and Expenses.

The successful Accounts Payable Specialist, will be working alongside the finance team of 8, and you will undertake the following tasks:

  • Being solely responsible for c400 - 450 invoices per month, along with all queries from stakeholders from all departments
  • Scanning of invoices onto SAP
  • Uploading all invoices to SAP daily
  • Obtaining PO numbers for the invoices, following up with approvers for any missing information
  • Verifying bank details for new suppliers
  • Assisting with preparing and co-ordinating the payment of suppliers
  • Processing of employee credit card expenses claims
  • Responsible for Supplier Statement Reconciliations
  • Processing and maintaining accruals and pre-payments daily
  • Handling queries
  • Daily use of SAP and Excel

The successful Accounts Payable Specialist will offer:

  • Some recent similar and relevant experience, potentially in a sole charge role, or small AP team
  • Be flexible, adaptable and able to go the extra mile
  • The ability to be self-disciplined and energetic
  • A great aptitude for systems - Intermediate Excel and preferably SAP or similar ERP system (full training will be considered)

This role would ideally suit someone who already had some grounding within Accounts Payable, and be looking to take that next step. This employer has a very strong finance team who have all been with the company for many years with several promotions throughout. This really is a unique employer so please apply now to be considered. My client can offer an immediate start but equally can wait for the right person.

Please contact me for further information of this superb Reading based Accounts Payable Specialist role.


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