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Accounts Payable Specialist

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£28,000 to £35,000
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
Accounts Payable Opportunities working for a global organisation who put people at the heart of the all they do. Excellent role working for a large busy finance department. Daily/ Monthly Responsibilities Timely and accurate processing of supplier invoices, payments, GL coding, reconciliations & month end activities within any of the ERPs in use across the IACs in scope of the FSSC Ensure that purchase orders, invoices and payments processing adhere to the respective control framework & approval protocols in place at group and /or at IAC level. Track supplier queries & complaints and drive resolution via the appropriate escalation routes within the relevant business functions (i.e., procurement, supply chain, finance, etc.) Manage internal & external supplier relationships for the given portfolio of activities Perform ongoing housekeeping activities to always maintain clean ledgers. Ensure that all invoices are tax compliant according to guidelines, at group and/or at IAC level. Timely and accurate processing of company travel and expenses through the relevant ERPs / applications across the IACs in scope of the FSSC. Track T&E queries & complaints and drive resolution via the appropriate escalation routes within the relevant business functions Ensure timely processing of all activities to support the monthly/quarterly/annual close periods Actively support the sharing of innovative ideas and best practice across all areas Assist with internal and external audits to ensure complete, timely, and accurate responses to information requests. Drive standard processes through principles of simplification, standardisation, and automation where appropriate Efficiently and effectively performs the AP activities to meet the agreed SLA s and KPI s QUALIFICATIONS Previous experience working within a shared service environment (Desirable) Ability to work effectively within a complex management matrix structure Experience in Oracle, SAP and Navision preferred. Practical knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and flexibility to learn new IT systems & applications. Must possess "soft skills": personal effectiveness, problem solving, strategic thinking, team building, and influencing skills Commitment and flexibility, along with communication and teamwork skills Ability to interact with all levels, influence senior managers and be equally comfortable with senior management in cross-functional efforts Ability to gather extensive amounts of information and synthesize into concise reports and presentations Previous experience working as part of an AP team within a shared service centre for Finance either in the UK or Europe preferred Strong financial, IT and analytical skills with an operational focus
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  • Job Reference: 707259446-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Plumstead Consulting Ltd
    Plumstead Consulting Ltd
  • Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • Salary: £28,000 to £35,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Bonus, pension, life assurance
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent