Accounts
Payable Clerk

The ideal candidate will have a confident understanding of basic accounting principles, excellent attention to detail, and the ability to manage their own workload effectively.

SalaryFrom £24,500 per annumLocationRemote UK/North-WestHours RequiredFull Time

As the new Accounts Payable Clerk reporting to the accountant, you will join a hardworking and supportive team, and be solely responsible for maintaining the Purchase Ledger: processing all purchase invoicing, supplier payment planning & allocating supplier bank reconciliations on Xero. This position will also assist with the monthly cash cycle, as well as other duties as assigned.

The ideal candidate will have a confident understanding of basic accounting principles, excellent attention to detail, and the ability to manage their own workload effectively.

The position will be remote from home (UK) and a preference to a Northwest England location will aid team building. Occasional company team building events are held in the UK.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining the Accounts payable in a timely manner
  • Coding multi-currency purchase invoices into our accounting software on a daily basis
  • Managing supplier payment schedule
  • Arranging supplier pre-payments
  • Correctly coding transactions for VAT
  • Reconcile supplier statements and accounts.
  • Setting up new Suppliers with relevant checks & confirming bank details
  • Deal with internal and external queries with the highest levels of customer service
  • Allocation of supplier and card payments within xero on a prompt and timeous basis
  • Collation of supplier invoices from interrogation of external sources with a key focus on completeness of the supplier listings
  • Processing internal expense claims
  • Requesting of staff card transaction receipts in a timely manner
  • Supplier auditing
  • Other ad-hoc duties may be required to support the department

 

 

Requirements:

  • AAT Level 2 or an equivalent accounting qualification
  • Proven work experience in a similar role, preferably in an online business or e-commerce environment
  • Familiarity with multi-currency transactions.
  • Confident understanding of accounting principles & ethics
  • Proficient in using accounting software (Xero Accounting is an advantage)
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in financial record-keeping
  • Strong organisational and time management skills, with the ability to meet deadlines and prioritise own workload
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision or within a team working together to accomplish a common goal
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams to build solid working relationships
  • Integrity and professionalism in handling sensitive financial information.

 

Personal Characteristics:  

  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritise and meet deadlines.
  • Proven ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective professional internal and external relationship's.

 

Benefits:  

  • 40 days annual leave (including Bank Holidays)
  • Ability to buy up to 5 additional days annual leave per year
  • Paid home broadband
  • Workplace pension
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Rewards Programme
  • Work from home with semi flexible hours (school -run / childcare friendly)
  • Hardware to be provided: laptop, phone, screens, etc.
  • Sick pay
  • Team building events

 

Schedule:  

  • Monday to Friday – 40 Hours - with semi flex hours.

 

Supplemental pay types:  

  • Performance bonus, Quarterly Review

 

Application question(s):

  • Do you hold a relevant Accountancy/Bookkeeping/Finance qualification i.e.. AAT L2 / AAT Bookkeeping (or equivalent)?
  • Are you UK based? - (North-west Preference)


Experience:

  • Accounting Software: 1 year (required)
  • Multi-Currency transactions: 1 year (required)
  • UK Vat: 1 year (required)
  • Accounts Payable / Purchase Ledger / Accounts Assistant: 2 years (required)


Language:

  • English (required)

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