accounts payable business partner in city of london

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city of london, london
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Are you a senior Accounts Payable clerk looking for an interesting next step in your career?
Our client a leading housing association in North West London are currently looking for an Accounts Payable business partner to join their sociable finance team. In this post you will act as a partner to operations, and work closely with analysts to ensure procedures to attain payment processes are routinely applied. As this is a 6 month FTC you will ideally be available immediately and have proven experience of working in an Account Payables team.

In this role you will:

* Run weekly exception reports - for example on unapproved Purchase Orders, GRNs not raised, where GRNs are not invoiced and similar checks to assist the operations teams in meeting the requirements of a successful payments process.
*Attend Management Team meetings and deliver P2P reports which explain performance, identifying and explaining trends within the Accounts Payable function.
*Work closely with the operations teams to produce P2P reports, schedules and summaries, and assist the operations teams with the interpretation of their reports as and when required.
*Draw on your analytical skills to prepare presentation material in sufficient detail to be understood by non-finance staff and be presented to colleagues across the business as and when required.
*Process all payments (including non-invoice based payments) in line with the Group's policies and procedures whilst ensuring all suspense accounts are cleared in a timely fashion.

As the ideal candidate you will be part qualified (ACCA, CIMA, or CCAB) and have:

*Available Immediately or a short 1 week notice period.
*Experience of processing payments (including non-invoice based payments) in line with policies and procedures whilst ensuring all suspense accounts are cleared in a timely fashion.
*Proven ability in managing suppliers' accounts, including regular reconciliations and liaison with credit control departments.
*Demonstrable experience of working in close partnership with operations teams.
*Experience of challenging working practices and re-shifting priorities to meet deadlines in a high volume intensive environment.
*Confident presentation, negotiation and influencing skills.

If this sounds like the right role for you then do not hesitate to apply today!

Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003


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secondary school