Accounts Payable Clerk

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Isleworth, London | Ref: BBBH31225


Accounts Payable Clerk


Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits

Role Profile

Bunzl UK & Ireland supplies, through a number of specialist distribution businesses, a range of more than 100,000 products including food packaging, disposable supplies, catering equipment, healthcare consumables and cleaning and safety products to supermarkets, retailers, hotels, restaurants and caterers, construction companies, healthcare providers and other users.

Currently all finance activities are managed within the different Bunzl operating companies however, the decision has been taken to create a Finance Shared Service Centre (FSSC) which will be located in Isleworth. The FSSC will manage most of the finance activity across UK & Ireland and the transition will begin in January 2021 through to the summer of 2021

As Bunzl's outsourced recruitment partner, Cast UK are delighted to be managing the recruitment of all new hires for the FSSC. As part of the new team, we are looking to recruit a full team of Account Payable Clerks.

The Accounts Payable Clerk is responsible for following documented and auditable processes to accurately input data relating to purchase and expense invoices, manage and reconcile supplier accounts, deal with queries and arrange payments to suppliers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Receiving, scanning and recording supplier and intercompany invoices, matching invoices to orders and posting to the appropriate supplier accounts
  • Investigating price and quantity differences
  • Timely management of purchase invoice and payment queries, updating tickets, liaising with suppliers and proactively seeking resolution through internal communication channels
  • Generating payment runs and raising manual payments as required
  • Performing monthly and ad-hoc supplier statement reconciliations
  • Setting up and maintaining supplier accounts
  • Recording purchase card spend and reconciliations
  • Dealing with expenses queries
  • Highlighting recurring issues & process improvement opportunities to line management
  • Other Accounts Payable / Purchase To Pay activities to support the Centre

Skills & Experience Required

  • Computer literate, numerate, attention to detail, logical and methodical approach
  • Ability to follow documented and auditable processes
  • Knowledge of sage accounting system or similar
  • Written communication skills
  • Organisational skills and interpersonal skills
  • Manage demanding workloads and work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Enthusiasm for working with people and a flexible approach to work

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