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Accounts Payable Officer

Nicholas Associates
Broadgate, Central London, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Sep 26, 2023

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Job Role
Accounts Payable
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced Accounts Payable Officer who with a solid understanding of reporting functionality within SAP ?

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Accounts Payable Officer to join our Financial Services client on a 15 month Fixed term contract basis. Reporting to the Head of Finance, this role is primarily focused on Accounts Payable duties for the London office and also assisting other teams across Europe and the USA. You will also have the opportunity to support on the management accountancy side so exposure on this will be advantageous. For the first 3-6 months you will be based on site in the offices near Liverpool Street station, once embedded hybrid working is offered.

The role is offering a salary of £55k - £60k dependant on experience plus a lunch allowance £75 per month and defined contribution pension plan with a core employer contribution of 9% plus up to an additional 4% employee matching contribution

About the role
You will assist with end user queries on use of the SAP system (act as competence centre for other branches). Review, verify, code, match, enter, upload and pay invoices & employee expense claims
Prepare and process electronic transfers and payments and post transactions to journals, ledgers, and other records
Reconcile accounts payable transactions and Prepare analysis of accounts
You will need to Produce monthly reports and assist with month end closing
Provide supporting documentation for audits and maintain accurate historical records and confidentiality of organisational information
Purchase ledger management is key along with reconciling supplier statements and answering any payment/purchase ledger queries
Bank account reconciliation

Management Accounts
Review of expenses, such as Compensation, IT & other related accruals/prepayments
Maintenance of Fixed Asset register
Consolidation of London Expenditure (PCA reporting)
Analysis/Commentary of Monthly/Yearly expense movements
Balance Sheet substantiation and reviews with Department Heads

Ad-hoc support
Preparing VAT figures
Providing cover for other tasks within the accounting department, as required.

Accounts Payable Officer - About you
  • A proven background in Accounts Payable is essential as is competency with using SAP.
  • You will ideally have a good understanding of management accounts tasks as support in this will be needed
  • Strong communication skills and adaptability are needed in the role
  • You must be able to start this role by the end of October at the latest and be comfortable undertaking a FTC.

For further information please get in touch with JacquiWall

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