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Accounts Payable Assistant - Fixed Term Contract

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Property/Service Charge Accountancy, Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -032021-73009_1617034514

  • Published:

    29 March 2021

  • Expiry date:

    28 May 2021

  • Start date:


Accounts Payable Assistant
Up to £30k - Dependent on experience

If you thrive in a busy and fast paced environment, are not afraid a challenge and like to work to strict deadlines this highly process driven role may be your next step in Accounts Payable and Property...

I am with a market leading company to find an Accounts Payable Assistant on an initial 6 month basis to join their established London Accounts team. A FTSE 100 company with a prestigious reputation for delivering excellent service to both its clients and its employees. The ideal candidate will be confident in their ability to work across all facets of the Accounts Payable process and be keen to utilise their skills to produce results from day one.

Key Responsibilities

  • Dealing with an array of invoices from simple to complex; consist of multiple POs as well as manual statements in multiple currencies

  • Processing large amounts of invoices from initially loading them on the property management system to matching, batching and coding them

  • Setting up new suppliers on the system and ensuring the existing database is well maintained and updated

  • Liaising with suppliers via phone and email to resolve queries quickly and efficiently in a polite and friendly manner

  • Frequent payment runs including BACS and CHAPS runs, as well as one off payments such as cheques as required

  • Undergoing reconciliations across multiple bank accounts on a weekly, monthly and annual basis

  • Communicating with other internal transaction teams such as Cashiering and Accounts Receivable to ensure accuracy and diligence across all accounts

Personal Specification

  • A great communicator with those at all levels, and confident speaking with internal and external contacts

  • A team player who is comfortable using their initiative to ensure deadlines are met

  • Knowledge of the property sector in relation to the AP process highly advantageous

Please apply to this positive with an up to date version of your CV in a Word Document format ASAP!