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Accounts Payable Clerk

Central London,
£25,000 - £30,000


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My client is a FMCG company and are looking to recruit a Purchase Ledger Clerk for 12 months to cover maternity.

Duties include:

  • Reconciliation of supplier statements, ensuring all information is up to date
  • Capture supplier invoices in the accounting system and initiate workflow approval
  • Daily follow up with appropriate budget holders to obtain invoice validation
  • Dealing with day to day queries from suppliers and company employees
  • Monitor the accounts payable inbox and ensure that supplier and internal queries are swiftly and appropriately responded to
  • Preparing and processing BACS payments in accordance with company payment terms
  • Monthly processing of employee expenses
  • Dealing with day to day queries from company employees
  • Post general ledger journals as required
  • Preparing and processing of expenses for monthly payments
  • Assist in month and year end closing
  • Prepare and analyse Aged Creditors monthly report
  • Prepare and communicate internally breakdown of invoices to be approved


  • Experience of high volume invoice processing and automated approval workflow
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and under pressure with good time management skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong problem solver who applies novel techniques to solve issues; challenges long hold beliefs when necessary
  • Software & computer skills: experience with SAP is desirable
  • Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Microsoft Office proficient user
  • Calm and confident manner
  • Strong communication skills; uses constructive language orally and in writing
  • Reliable Team player with, who can work collaboratively with multiple stakeholders
  • Motivated to excel and perform the role to the best of their ability
  • Confidence to suggest new ideas and listen to customers’ needs
  • Thrives in a dynamic, fast-paced work environment