Accounts Payable Assistant - Corporate, Manchester
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Accounts Payable Assistant - Corporate, Manchester


Accounts Payable Assistant - Corporate, Manchester


To carry ‘end to ‘end’ process of Accounts Payable function, from input of purchase invoice to payment to suppliers and carrying out bank reconciliations.

Key accountabilities

  • Prepare file of authorised purchase orders.
  • Enter purchase invoice into finance system and ensure amounts agree to purchase order.
  • Liaise with relevant Departments to ensure purchase invoices are authorised and able to be paid.
  • Monitor unreleased bathes of invoices in finance system to ensure purchase invoices are ready for payment.
  • Prepare supplier payment runs in BACS and ensure that the relevant authorisations occur in the banking system.
  • Liaise with suppliers with relevant queries.
  • Carry out bank reconciliations and ensure that all reconciling items are cleared promptly.
  • Liaise with management accountants on unreleased batch accruals and GRNI accruals.
  • Carry out supplier statement reconciliations.
  • Carry out weekly review of aged creditor reports.
  • Identify and implement improvements in processes and systems, with the objective of improving controls and efficiencies.
  • Provide cover if necessary for other roles within Finance.

Skills and competencies required

  • Ideally experience of Microsoft finance systems.
  • Minimum of 6 months experience of accounts payable role.
  • Passionate about delivering exceptional customer service.
  • Ability to problem solve.
  • The ability to work efficiently with multiple colleagues.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills and ability to work well under pressure.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the confidence to chase customers for outstanding debts.
  • Good levels of accuracy.
  • IT literate including intermediate excel skills.

The requirements of the business are such that a degree of flexibility is necessary and some evening and weekend work may be required.




How to Apply

Please download and complete the Employment Application Form and the Diversity Monitoring Form.

Submit your completed forms to: ensuring that you detail the role that you are applying for.

Please note incomplete applications will not be considered.

Accounts Payable Assistant


Working Hours
37.5 hours per week


Closing Date

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