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Senior Accounts Payable Specialist

Fintech Recruitment Solutions
Westhill, Inverness, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Mar 5, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Payable
Contract Type
Full Time
FinTech RS are recruiting on behalf of our client for a Senior Accounts Payable Specialist based in Westhill, Aberdeenshire.

This is 12 month Fixed Term Contract for maternity cover, working full time hours with Hybrid working available.

Main duties include:

  • Process a very high volume of invoices and expenses covering most legal entities within the wider group
  • Assisting with the day-to-day management of the AP team’s workload (monitoring volumes, ensuring even distribution of work, reporting technical issues)
  • Ongoing participation in regular collaboration meetings with internal stakeholders (regional Finance teams, SAP team)
  • Reviewing and approving weekly payment files
  • Raising weekly manual payment requests
  • Acting as a point of escalation within the AP team for queries from the business/suppliers
  • Effective participation in the recruitment process for the AP team
  • Supporting small team of people, as well as Training and Mentoring New Recruits
  • Identifying and implementing process/systems improvements
  • Standing in for the Accounts Payable Team Lead when on leave
  • Ensuring that the processing of all invoices is performed accurately, in a timely and efficient manner paying particular attention to detail
  • Ensuring that all relevant company processes and procedures are adhered to
  • Ensuring that all internal invoice queries are dealt with in a timely manner
  • Being pro-active in dealing with non-compliance of the company’s ‘Procurement to Pay’ process
  • Monthly review and clearing of aged Goods Received Not Invoiced (GRNI) balances
  • Reviewing employee entered expenses and ensuring compliance with the company’s travel and expenses policy and following up any discrepancies

Suitable candidates should have the following:
  • Significant Accounts Payable Experience (essential)
  • Experience using SAP/VIM/Concur (desirable)
  • Supervisory experience of a small team (desirable)
  • Attention to detail and a ‘right first time’ attitude
  • Enhanced communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Friendly, enthusiastic team participant with a positive work ethic
  • Good organisational skills and ability to prioritise workload to meet deadlines
  • Ability to take issues, queries and tasks through to a successful conclusion whilst resolving root causes

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