Robert Half

Accounts Payable Clerk

Robert Half
England, Hertfordshire, Hemel Hempstead
£24000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
12 Nov 2018
10 Dec 2018
Daniel Dickman
Qualification Level
Not qualified
Professional Membership
Contract Type

Robert Half are working with a leading business who are looking to add an Accounts Payable Clerk to their team.


Ensure transactions manoeuvre through our systems in a timely manner from receipt to payment.

Team Members are required to:

* Be responsible and accountable for specific suppliers split by letters of the alphabet (e.g. A-C; D, K, M, etc)
* Proactively manoeuvre transactions through the different statuses/workflow in any of our systems
* Be the key contact for suppliers and users
* Regularly monitor supplier accounts and take appropriate actions to prevent restrictions which may adversely affect our business
* Communicate effectively and regularly with suppliers and users to ensure the smooth transition of transactions through workflows
* Arrange and participate in quarterly meetings (conference calls or face to face) with key suppliers to ensure issues are followed up and to keep good relationships
* Responsible for obtaining all copy invoices and being accountable for un-actioned items on supplier statements
* Run and analyse reports to deal with and resolve issues identified
* Proactively promote AP Std processes and compliance around the business
* Proactively escalate upwards where issues are identified and there is potential risk to the relationship due to non-payment of invoices
* Establish good relations with suppliers, and team members across sites and Head Office

* Support team members throughout holidays and sick cover as necessary
* In a timely manner provide quality reports and analysis to the Accounts Payable Team Leader and/or AP Manager to include but not limited to:
* Supplier Analysis
* Aged items (Dream, Coupa, Utilidex)
* Root cause analysis (e.g. - where supplier on hold)
* Support AP Team Leader and/or AP Manager in being proactive with Year End activities which may include (but not limited to)
* Providing information on specific suppliers
* Take appropriate action where non-compliant activity is identified
* Support AP Team Leader and/or AP Manager in assisting with requests from Internal & External Auditors
* Actively participate in yearly target setting and reviews
* Actively participate in monthly AP Team meetings, regularly coffee chats, other events as they arise
* Support other team members which may include training
* Be proactive in updating skills relevant to role in particular MS Excel
* Provide other related duties as required


Our client are ideally seeking a bright, intelligent individual with drive and the ability to interact with stakeholders both internally and externally. They are seeking strong accounts payable experience. Experience with accounting/P2P systems such as Coupa, Oracle, SAP, Dream is desirable but not required.


The company itself are a leading

Salary & Benefits

Up to £26,000 + additional benefits

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