Accounts Payable Assistant - 6 Month Maternity Cover

Location
England, Surrey, Wallington
Salary
£18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted
11 Jan 2017
Closes
25 Jan 2017
Ref
00063222
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Contract/Interim
Hours
Full Time
This is a great opportunity for an Accounts Payable Assistant looking for a new challenge to support the achievement of the strategic goals of the Finance team by ensuring the payment process runs smoothly and effectively. On this 6 month maternity cover contract you will be responsible for processing and paying supplier invoices from suppliers and reconciliations.

This award-winning group is one of the UK's largest independently owned specialist tour operators and looks after the arrangements of tens of thousands of clients each year to a wide range of destinations throughout the UK, across Europe and beyond. They employ over two-hundred people, the majority of whom are based at their Wallington, Surrey office.

Key responsibilities include:
- Processing and paying Tour Manager invoices - both in UKL and Euro
- Daily reconciliation of low-cost flight purchases
- Processing payment requests made by the Basildon office
- Daily banking of cheques
- Processing and paying foreign entrance Invoices paid in Euro
- Payment runs made by BACS for invoices paid in sterling
- Foreign payment runs made via foreign transfers

Skills and Experience required
- Strong Microsoft suite skills especially Excel
- An understanding of accountancy and book-keeping
- Excellent interpersonal skills - to deal with customers and external contacts
- Good organisational skills
- Ability to work to, and sometime implement own processes
- Excellent team player who builds strong relationships with both clients and colleagues across the business

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