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Accounts Payable Assistant – Hatfield

Accounts Payable Assistant, Temporary to Permanent, Hatfield, c£25,000

 The Company

This fast growing, global distribution and logistics business have a new opening for an Accounts Payable Assistant to join their small, but very busy accounts payable team. The role is based at their Hatfield head office.

The Opportunity

Whilst we are looking for a permanent solution for this vacancy, due to the urgency our client needs the Accounts Payable Assistant to start on a temporary with a view to progressing on to a permanent appointment.

Working in a team of 3, the Accounts Payable Assistant will be responsible for providing a full purchase ledger service full training will be provided. The day to day responsibilities include:

  • Processing supplier invoices on to various systems, ensuring all are accurately recorded within necessary deadlines
  • Query resolution through liaison with internal staff and external suppliers
  • Creating new supplier accounts and reconciliation of supplier statements
  • Raising payments via BACS and cheque
  • Assuring compliance with HMRC and corporate requirements
  • Generating and distributing control reports
  • Processing staff expenses

The Person

As the Accounts Payable Assistant, you will need good verbal and written communication skills, high levels of accuracy and attention to detail and the ability to work to tight deadlines and remain calm under pressure. You will be well supported by the Accounts Payable Supervisor and Financial Controller, and you will be encouraged to proactively develop your role, the department, and in turn your own career through taking an inquisitive and challenging approach to your work. If you are studying for an accountancy qualification or keen to embark on this route, you will be encouraged in this direction and supported with your professional development to enable further progression within the business as you pass your exams.

To Apply

If you are available to start a new role at short notice and this opportunity sounds like the right next step for you to build on your experience or are looking for an entry level role where you can and broaden your skills set, then we are very keen to hear from you so please forward your CV to Abacus Consulting without delay! We would welcome enthusiastic and eager individuals to apply ASAP.

Job Reference: 19481
Salary: £13.00 per hour+ Holiday pay & Parking
Location: Hertfordshire
Type: Permanent
CALL: 01582 434375
Consultant: Warwick MacKenzie
Last Updated: 15/03/2024