Accounts Payable Assistant -12 month contract

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  • Contract

This 12-month fixed term contract has arisen for an Accounts Payable Assistant.
On behalf of this leading chemical organisation, we are looking for an Accounts Payable Assistant to provide administrative and financial support to the Finance Manager ensuring that supplier invoices are monitored and processed in an efficient, effective, and accurate manner and that suppliers are paid within established timescales.
Our client is headquartered in the UK. With customers all over the world, they strive to deliver chemistry-based solutions for a better life today and a better world tomorrow. They supply chemicals and offer technical knowledge worldwide for a range of industries including Household, Industrial and Institutional Care, Automotive, Aerospace, Oil & Gas and Water Utility industries. They provide customers with market leading commercial and technical expertise.
Job type: Full-time 12-month fixed term contract.
Salary: Competitive.
Work environment: Hybrid - site and home based role.
Location: Head Office, Runcorn.

  • Take responsibility for the day-to-day processing of purchase invoices ensuring that they are checked, and any discrepancies are investigated and dealt with appropriately.
  • Ensure that invoices are authorised for payment by relevant department managers and matched to purchase orders where applicable.
  • Ensure that invoices are recorded and entered on the Sage 1000 system using appropriate account codes and that payments are posted on the system appropriately.
  • Following authorisation of invoices help to organise payment runs.
  • Deal with all enquiries related to invoices/payments, answering telephone calls and emails, and liaising with relevant departments as necessary to ensure enquires are dealt with in a professional and timely manner.
  • Set up new supplier accounts and amend existing supplier details as necessary.
  • Perform administrative duties such as scanning, photocopying, filing, and printing.
  • As required, assist with supplier account reconciliations.
  • Any other duties as reasonably directed by the Finance Manager.
  • Previous experience in a similar role.
  • Good IT skills and knowledge of using Excel and accounting software.
  • Having a good eye for detail and planning and organisational skills.
  • Good telephone manner.
  • Ability to multitask and work in a busy environment.
  • Ability to take initiative and a practical approach to problem solving.
  • Positive and flexible approach to work.
Please apply with an up-to-date CV.    
Key Appointments UK Ltd will assess your suitability for the role based on the information contained in your CV and application. This includes skills, experience, education, and location.  
Unfortunately, due to the high numbers of CV`s we receive, we are unable to provide specific feedback to applicants who have not been successful. You will be informed as to the outcome of your application as soon as possible if you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.    
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