Accounts Assistant - Accounts Payable


Up to £21000 per annum


United Kingdom,--Liverpool

Job Type



Accounts Administrator

Salary £21,000 pa

Location Liverpool L34

Modern Office Environment

We are delighted to be working with one of the most recognisable companies in the UK. Due to expansion they are seeking an Accountant Administrator in the Accounts Payable to support the team.

A major UK based organisation with a turnover in excess of £158m who employs over 1000 people.

Main Purpose of role

Working in a friendly and fast paced finance team you will be responsible for the processing high volumes of invoices, 500 per week, matching invoices to purchase orders & goods receipts. This position requires somebody with great attention to detail and the ability to follow process verifying signatories/coding and manually processing invoices.

You will also need to able to Identify and resolve invoice queries whilst liaising with internal and external contacts.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for processing purchase invoices to purchase orders / goods receipts on SAP.
  • Following process ensuring the authorisation levels for cost centre coding is adhered to.
  • Creating and maintaining excel spread sheets of vendor invoice breakdowns
  • Processing intercompany vendor accounts and payments.
  • Identifying queries (i.e. unreleased PO's, price/quantity diffs. etc.)
  • Monthly monitoring of the ages parked/open invoices on SAP.
  • Producing vendor reconciliations and resolving vendor queries.
  • Liaising with vendors and internal departments to resolve issues.

Person Specification

  • Confident using pivot tables and v look ups and uploading them into SAP.
  • Must have previous accounts payable experience working as part of a busy AP team.
  • Must possess accurate input skills and have the ability to work on their own and as part of the AP team.
  • Candidates must be motivated, able to prioritise and work to tight deadlines and be able to deal with queries effectively and in a timely manner.
  • Experience using SAP and Excel incl. pivot tables and v.look ups are essential.
  • Studying AAT would be an advantage.

For a confidential chat please give Peter a call on 01772 278078

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