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Accounts Payable Assistant

Sauce Recruitment Ltd
London, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Dec 5, 2023

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Job Role
Accounts Payable
Contract Type
Full Time
* Experience in AP* Keen interest in Media and Entertainment* Excellent communication skillsA major Entertainment company is looking for an Accounts Payable Assistant to join their team on a permanent basis. Their diversified film and television studio known for producing and distributing a wide range of content has become a significant player in the entertainment industry. The company has earned a reputation for its innovative approach to content creation and distribution, and has expanded its presence in the global market through strategic partnerships and acquisitions, making it a key player in the evolving landscape of entertainment.As the Accounts Payable you will be reporting to the Senior Management Accountant within the Finance team. It is essential that the ideal candidate is able to demonstrate excellent communications skills and previous experience within a similar role. Key

Purchase Ledger duties* Ensuring invoices received are correctly raised as per HMRC guidelines and are forwarded on to the relevant department for approval* Processing supplier invoices in a timely manner* Ensuring supplier invoices are posted to SAP only when approved and the PO raiser confirmed the goods/services have been received.* Ensuring all non-PO invoices have necessary approvals before posting to correct accounts* Reviewing supplier accounts to identify invoices due for payment.* Preparing a list of invoices proposed for payment, ensuring all invoices are posted and have all the correct supporting documents with them* Preparing payment run including BACS and same day transfersFinancial Reporting and Month End* Ensure all invoice postings are complete as far as possible in the run up to month end* Ensure all payments made in the month are posted in the run up to month end* Reconcile all bank accounts and post any bank charges and interest at month end* Ensure correct documentation is kept and maintained to comply with internal and external controls and legislation* Assist with the provision of information for the year and audit process and ensure all information is available and provided on time to the auditors.Team working and external communication* Deal with supplier queries in a timely manner* Assist with queries on suppliers and invoice payment from other departments and other members of the finance team* Communicate with other departments to ensure invoices are processed by them in a timely manner, they are aware of correct processes to follow including coding of costs, PO approvals and payment scheduling* Participate in monthly accounts payable meetings Skills Required * Able to demonstrate Purchase Ledger experience is essential* Excellent attention to detail* Strong communication and time management skills* Basic knowledge of book keeping / double entry* SAP experience preferable* Intermediate excel is preferable

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