Accounts Payable Assistant

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Job Role: Accounts Payable Assistant
Reporting to: Accounts Payable & Payroll Manager
Based: Dragon Court,27-29 Macklin Street,London,WC2B 5LX 
Salary: £22,000 - £24,000 (pro rata)
Hours: Monday – Friday,8.30am – 5.30pm with a 1 hour lunch break
Contract: Part Time 20 hours per week and permanent

The Role – What does the Account Payable Assistant role look like? are recruiting for an Account Payable Assistant to join our Finance Team responsible for processing supplier invoices and ensuring that they are paid on time. You will deal with any issues that may arise,ensuring that records and reports are accurately maintained under the supervision of the Accounts Payable and Payroll Manager. 

Your duties will include ensuring adequate control and a smooth flow of invoices and supporting documents from the point of receipt to payment and archiving,maintaining the purchase order system,coding and payment of all purchase invoices,self-billing and expenses in a timely and accurate manner (checked,approved and processed) and liaising with department managers to ensure correct allocation of costs. You will also manage the reconciliation of all supplier statements to ensure the supplier ledgers reflect a true and accurate position of amounts owed at all times,produce aged creditors and KPI reports on a periodic basis. You will also need to be confident dealing with external and internal stakeholders to manage and respond to all queries. 

What can offer me in return?

You will receive 25 days holiday plus bank holidays,the chance to buy,sell and carry over holiday,paid sabbaticals after every 5 years of service,long standing service awards,a discount scheme,pension,season ticket loans,access to health insurance,free eye tests,personal development schemes of up to £500 every 5 years,day off to move house,paid rewards for innovative ideas,childcare vouchers and many many more! 

Who are

The Reed Global Group ( is made up of Europe’s biggest jobsite -; one of the world’s leading Welfare To Work providers - Reed In Partnership; and the UK’s leading training provider - Reed Learning and Reed Specialist Recruitment which comprises of our branch network of specialist recruiters all across the country.
In 1995, became the first recruitment website offered by a recruitment agency in the UK. Since then, has branched out to become the UK's #1 job site,featuring vacancies from over 25,000 recruiters a year,including private and public sector employers,leading recruitment agencies and consultants from REED's network of 350 offices across the UK,and around the world.

The Person - Who makes a good Accounts Payable Assistant?

The successful candidate will have proven experience in an accounts payable role,have high attention to details,strong communication skills and educated with a min grade C or above in GCSE Maths and English (or equivalent). A relevant accounting or purchasing qualification would be desirable but not essential but you will need to have a good working knowledge of accounting systems (Agresso desirable).

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All job offers are subject to satisfactory references and compliance with vetting requirements applicable to the job role. REED is an equal opportunities employer.  We aim to ensure that no candidate or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender,race,disability,sexual orientation,religion or belief,age,gender identity,marital or civil partnership status,pregnancy or maternity.  We are a MINDFUL EMPLOYER and offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria.

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