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Accounts Payable Assistant - London

Type: Temp
Duration: 9 Months
Salary: £14 to £15 ph
Benefits: Details on application
Job Ref: SK2818
One of the world's leading broadcasting organisation is looking for a proactive and can do attitude Accounts Payable Assistant to join their team. As the Accounts Payable Assistant you will be supporting the delivery effective and efficient purchase to pay P2P operations, within the procurement department.

You must have experience in SAP, ideally SAP ECC 6, which is essential and good working knowledge of Excel. The Accounts Payable Assistant will need to support themselves and the team. Ideally you can demonstrate your P2P process improvement project experience and the ability to manage change. This Accounts Payable Assistant role is a Purchase to Pay (P2P) position and will handle large volumes of invoice queries in SAP ECC 6.

This is a temporary position for nine months.

Role and Responsibilities
Roles and Responsibilities as the Accounts Payable Assistant:
• Ensuring accuracy and integrity of master data records and configuration in SAP and SRM (Vendors, materials, delivery addresses, limit orders, contracts)
• Ensuring suppliers are e-enabled for PO output and payment
• Governing and issuing SAP access to wider Procurement team
• Act as a trouble-shooter for all issues concerning the Accounts Payable functionality and Accounts Payable Process going forward;
• This role involves hands-on involvement at all levels within the Accounts Payable functionality
• Record invoices received in SAP in line with our client’s procedures and committed service level agreements and match invoices, where appropriate, to purchase orders ensuring that goods/services have been received 
• Be aware of the procurement procedure with regard to purchases, both contract and non-contract, resolve issues where possible and seek assistance from the Accounts Payable Manager otherwise 
• Deal with queries from both from internal and external customers (including suppliers and Divisional Financial Co-ordinators); manage email queue and phone calls coming through to AP efficiently 
• Assist in developing and maintaining a close relationship with Procurement 
• Understand the accounts payable process within SAP and the related internal control procedures and their implications as they related to Procure to Pay process 
• Manage vendor ledger accounts to ensure invoices are paid on time, vendor accounts are reconciled and outstanding open items are followed up on a regular basis. 
• Deal with expense and corporate card queries, expense claims raised out of policy and weekly upload expense files into SAP. Open post, scan invoices and file invoice and payment listings as directed 
• Obtain invoice payment confirmations and perform necessary task in SAP (e.g. GRN’s, Save as Complete, Invoice Posting etc)

Skill Set
Essential Knowledge and Skills for the Accounts Payable Assistant:
• Good educational background
• Solid accounts payable experience gained with a professional environment
• SAP proficient
• Concur experience is desirable
• Positive demeanour
• Proactive and can-do attitude
• Diligent and thorough – committed to the task in hand
• Desire to improve working practices/systems
• Proficient in MS Office applications and Outlook

Apply below or to find out more information about the Accounts Payable Assistant job, contact Sheba Karamat on sheba.karamat@opilio.co.uk or call 020 7183 7145 quoting the reference SK2818.

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Sheba Karamat

Sheba Karamat

Managing Director

Sheba specialises in: Senior Digital Marketing, Creative, Finance, Human Resources

E: sheba.karamat@opilio.co.uk
T: 020 7183 7145

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