Accounts Payable/Accounts Assistant
at Robert Half International UK

Date Posted: 01/05/2019

Job Description

Ref ID:  06490-0010921285


Robert Half are currently working with a leading manufacturing business based in Chippenham who are looking for an Accounts Payable/Accounts Assistant to join their team on a full-time permanent basis.


The main purpose of the role is to manage the processing and approval of supplier invoices, and ensure that suppliers are paid in accordance with payment terms, and any queries resolved promptly. You will also help to develop accounts payable processes by improving the use of current systems, as well as looking for additional efficiency opportunities to add value.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Matching invoices to purchase orders and goods received
  • Obtaining invoice approvals as appropriate
  • Dealing promptly with invoice queries
  • Generating supplier payments
  • Coding invoices to general ledger
  • Continuously improve controls and processes
  • Assist with month end cut off processes
  • Indirect spend analysis
  • Bank Reconciliations
  • Supplier statement reconciliation
  • Creditor ageing analysis


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Ability to multi-task and meet short deadlines in a demanding environment
  • Detail oriented; demonstrates thoroughness and strong ownership of work
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Time management and organisation skills
  • IT literate able to maximise all packages including Excel
  • Understanding of data privacy standards
  • Previous Accounts Payable experience
  • General accounts experience
  • Experience of ERP systems
  • Foreign language advantageous


A market leading manufacturing organisation who operate globally with an office based in Chippenham. They offer progression opportunities and a supportive and friendly working environment.

Salary & Benefits

This is a full time position working Monday to Friday and earning £23,000 to £25,000 pa DOE. This organisation offer an excellent benefits package including on-site parking and pension.

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply. By applying to this position, you acknowledge that you have read and accept the following terms:

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