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AP Accounts Assistant

Posted 22 days ago by Omega Global Resource Solutions
Location Yeovil, Somerset Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable Sector Engineering

We are looking for a talented AP Accounting Assistant - UK Payables to join our UK team based at our site in the South West of England.

Employment benefits include a competitive salary, 25 days annual leave, salary sacrifice childcare voucher scheme, the opportunity to join an award winning pension scheme, free car parking, employee discount scheme, an on-site Occupational Health Service, flexible working, flexi -leave scheme and a generous relocation package.

The primary purpose of this role is manage the weekly BACS payment runs to UK based suppliers, ensuring timely payment of cleared invoices.

Key Responsibility Areas

In association with the Accounts Payable Accountant, the key accountability associated with the role are:

*Manage the day to day invoicing activities of around 350 UK based Suppliers.
*Understand and follow the company's procedures and processes for posting and clearing supplier invoices, including specific high value and/or complex accounts.
*Determine reasons why invoices do not clear for payment and try to resolve the problems blocking payment.
*Reconcile and clear suspense accounts and Accounts Payable clearing accounts posting corrections as required.
*Pursue and Persuade others areas of the business to progress their clearance procedures.
*Process regular UK supplier payments. This includes weekly BACS payments, urgent UK payments and posting of all manual payment types to the ledger.
*Manage the outsourced service provider to process, resolve issues and ensure efficient division of responsibilities.
*Review and report on aged creditor balances and work to resolve any issues.
*Communicate in a clear and effective way to both suppliers and buyers using the most suitable medium; Email; phone; face-to-face meetings, resolving queries and providing advice as required.
*Seek ways to develop and improve cash forecasting systems and processes.
*Assist the Treasury Accountant in achieving cash forecasting monthly targets.
*Manage the purchasing card process, from downloading and analysing data, reconciling supplier cards to direct debits, report and analyse costs and resolve issues with suppliers and procurement.
*Provide cover for all other Accounts Payable employees as and when required, including Concur support, Foreign payment runs and Accounts Payable support.

Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required

*Be numerate and have a good level of accuracy and attention to detail.
*Ability to prioritise tasks.
*Strong inter-personal skills.
*Good Excel skills and knowledge of SAP.
*Occasional requirement to travel.

Omega Resource Group Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.