Accounts Payable Assistant
Your next challenge: Nigel Wright are delighted to be working with our client in Hartlepool who are looking for an Accounts Payable clerk to join their business on a temporary basis, with the potential of a permanent role for the right candidate. The duties and responsibilities will include: Coding invoices to supplier accounts and projects, input onto finance ledgers. Maintain inter company balances and raise queries. Monitor discrepancies in Purchase Orders compared to goods received notes and invoices, following 3 way matching best practice. Liaise with purchasing departments to close down queries with orders. Work with Procurement to produce GRNI and other purchasing related accruals at month end. Ensure supplier VAT is compliant with current HMRC legislation. Liaise with suppliers to investigate and resolve queries. Manage supplier payment runs. Process employee expenses. Reconcile purchase ledger to trial balance, ensuring all coding, all matching and all reconciliations are correct at month end. Perform monthly supplier statement reconciliations. Keep adequate finance records of purchases and receipts in the month. Ad hoc duties as directed by the FC/FD that might be required to satisfactorily fulfill the requirements of the role. As the ideal candidate, you will be: Prior experience in busy accounting function in SME type environment A 'can-do' attitude. Excellent MS Office skills including Outlook and Excel. Willingness to learn and progress in the team. SAP/Sage experience is highly desired.