Accounts Payable Assistant

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Job Sector:
Admin, Secretarial
North West
£10.88 to £10.88 per hour
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Role Description

An exciting opportunity is available to join the Accounts Payable team of a large organisation. The role will involve responsibility for the efficient and accurate reviewing and processing of high volumes of purchase invoices, within defined processes and procedures, to maintain Service Level Agreements and continuing to work towards a benchmark service.


Experience of working in an Accounts Payable role, inputting large volumes of purchase invoices with the ability to demonstrate an understanding of the Purchase to Pay process (P2P).

Experience of working within a Shared Service/Finance function is advantageous.

Typical responsibilities/tasks

Complete training to ensure understanding of all systems, processes and work instructions

Supporting the sorting and distribution of post/emails

Validate invoices against defined requirements and promptly reject where necessary

Timely and accurately processing of invoices

Filing/archiving of all relevant documentation

Provide support to other systems and departments with all related queries to completion

Carry out ad-hoc account reconciliation activities

Complete tasks delegated by team leader and/or manager

Complete tasks in line with the weekly task lists

Ensure sound financial controls are followed

Attend surgeries/meetings as and when required


Accounts Payable knowledge and experience is desirable

Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)

Keen problem solver with the ability to think outside the box

Ability to work well under pressure and within a fast-paced environment

Knowledge of SAP and/or other invoice processing systems would be advantageous

Good team player and the ability to work autonomously

Attention to detail and accuracy

Intermediate competency of Microsoft Office i.e. Excel, Outlook and Word

Demonstrate an awareness and understanding of the following:-

Code of Conduct

Knowledge, skills and competencies framework

Behavioural competencies

Financial Controls Framework

Operational Framework

Customer service

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

Contact Details:
Tel: 01489 898989
Contact: James Mchale

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