Accounts Payable Assistant

  • Location: West Yorkshire
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Discipline: Accountancy and Finance
  • Posted: 12 January 2023

Accounts Payable Assistant 

Are you an experienced Finance Administrator looking to progress your career with one of the UK's largest Accounts Payable teams? 


About you 

  • Experience in a volume-based finance role or a similar administrative shared service environment would be preferred but not essential
  • Solid understanding of Microsoft Excel 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and strong organisational skills 
  • A strong team and work ethic along with a customer-centric mindset

Your Role 

You will be part of a large team, which works at pace, ensuring the accurate processing and payment of supplier invoices and providing great customer service to a wide range of internal and external customers.

The function is responsible for all administrative aspects of Accounts Payable, from supplier on-boarding right through to supplier payment, collaborating across all areas of the business and our supplier base.

The day to day role:-

  • Supporting and maintaining in house systems to facilitate the business wide activity
  • Maintaining and supporting in house databases and ensuring access is regularly monitored
  • Completing all tasks in accordance with the company financial control framework and policies
  • Investigating and resolving internal and external queries within service levels
  • Reporting for daily, weekly and monthly service level agreements
  • Assisting with implementing new processes and procedures
  • Building and maintaining good relationships, both internal and external, across all levels
  • Ensuring all data is up to date to support AP month-end processing


  • General housekeeping of the Accounts Payable and The Business Services systems


What you’ll need:

  • Intermediate Excel and analytical skills
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Confident communication skills and the ability to influence and engage at all levels
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships within your team and with your customers
  • Strong organisational skills and ability to prioritise workload
  • Good Time Management skills


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