accounts payable clerk in london

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job type
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job details

posted
location
london
job category
accountancy & finance
job type
permanent
working hours
Full-Time
experience
nq
reference number
P190218-01
phone
01223 295 111
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job description

Our client is seeking an Accounts Payable Clerk to be based near London Heathrow Airport. The Company is looking for an individual who is proactive and adaptable to a changing environment and can help support change.

Qualifications and Experience Required



* Numerate, good attention to detail.
* Good communication skills, both written and oral.
* Confidence to challenge and use own initiative to problem solve.
* Strong organisation & team-working skills.
* Good experience in similar (transactional processing) roles.

Main Duties



* Performing bank reconciliations for all accounts
* Check, code and process correctly and in a timely manner all travel related invoices, credit card statements and employee expense reports in the company's accounting system.
* Review the Invoices Register and liaise with other company staff to complete the authorisation process.
* Deal with queries on travel costs from other departments.
* Deal with queries as they arise from suppliers.
* Reconcile all petty cash expenditure reports, including conversions from other currencies to USD or EUR, checking of all cash balances and transfers.
* Allocate expenses to correct contract numbers and general ledger accounts.
* Agree all credit card statements to flight expenditure reports.
* Order, and check cash ordered, from bank and maintain safe counts.
* Obtain any missing paperwork (e.g. supporting receipts) as necessary.
* Prepare and review the credit card and travel expenses payments for authorisation by the Accounts Payable Supervisor.
* Ensure all expenditure rechargeable to 3rd parties and affiliated companies is done correctly and in a timely manner.
* Assist with the analysis of expenditure for the Finance and other departments as required.
* Reconcile the credit card statements to their accounts payable ledger balances as directed by the Accounts Payable Supervisor.
* Assist with the preparation of weekly, monthly, quarterly, annual and ad-hoc forecasting reports.
* Comply with applicable tax / VAT legislation, UK company law and Data Protection Regulations.

skills

purchase ledger

educational requirements

secondary school