Accounts Payable

Job Title: Accounts Payable
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Gloucester
Salary: £22000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-07-01 00:00:00
Reference: 324102406
Contact Name: Sam Mendes
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 01, 2019 16:20

Job Description

Accounts Payable
Full Time: 8:30am to 5:00pm (half hour for lunch) - 40 hours per week
Salary: £22,000 per annum

Pertemps Gloucester are looking to recruit an Accounts Payable Assistant to join the finance department of a large employer in Quedgeley.

The successful candidate is required to maintain accurate Purchase ledgers and Sub-contractor ledgers for our client, payment of suppliers and sub-contractors and dealing with any account enquiries.

Duties and Responsibilities
Working in Sage 500 and Sage 50 (or other systems, as required) for different group companies:
· Registering purchase invoices and sub-contractor invoices
· Submitting invoices for approval by buyers, budget holders and managers (as appropriate)
· Matching of purchase invoices to purchase orders and goods receipts
· Resolving any queries as they arise
· Entering sub-contractor payment applications against contracts, with details for retentions and CIS deductions, as appropriate
· Preparing payment proposals, amending these as required, and attaching invoices to be paid
· Making supplier payments
· Taking phone calls from suppliers and dealing with ledger account and payment queries
· Supplier Statement reconciliations
· Other administrative duties

Different processes may be relevant according to which company is being worked on. Full training will be provided.

Person Specification
Skills and Qualifications

- Previous Purchase Ledger Experience
- Attention to detail
- Highly numerate
- Accurate transaction processing
- Comfortable with working in Excel
- The ability to prioritise own workload & multi task
- Professional manner both with internal and external contacts
- Confident telephone manner
- Flexible and adaptable according to work requirements
- Ability to cope with higher work load at month end
- Ability to work to deadlines

- Previous experience of Subcontractor Ledger
- Working knowledge of Sage 50
- Working knowledge of Sage 500

What my client can offer you:
· Generous basic salary
· Contributory Pension
· Life Assurance ( 2x Salary)
· Health Shield Membership and Employee Assistance Programme
· Cycle to work scheme
· Access to a range of employee discounts on shopping, cinema, holidays and much more
· Free parking on site.

For more information on the role or to apply, please contact Sam Mendes on 01452 507500 or email