Accounts Payable Officer - £13.31ph + holiday pay

Based in the City

Must have previous experience within Local Authority or Local Government

3 month temp booking

The ideal candidate will have experience of interpreting and applying financial policies/procedures relating to correct payment of creditor invoices and raising of debtor invoices

We are looking for candidates with:

  • Solid Accounts Payable experience
  • Previous experience within Local Authority or Local Government
  • Good numeracy skills
  • Excellent administration and organisational skills
  • The ability to prioritise own workload in order to meet strict deadlines
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • The ability to work effectively as a team member
  • The ability to build excellent working relationships
  • Good IT skills including advanced Excel, Word and MS Outlook
  • Working knowledge of CBIS would be an advantage

 Duties will include:

  • Processing and checking requisitions for directorates and departments
  • Dealing with enquiries concerning payment and requisitions, whether in writing by telephone or in person
  • Performing goods receipting of purchase orders from the receipt of requisition forms or delivery note 
  • Preparing and processing debtors invoices for payment
  • Preparing end of year creditors and debtors
  • Purchasing small ad hoc items
  • Assigning budget codes on the online purchasing system
  • Journal monies between accounts to address coding errors
  • Processing expense claims for payment via payroll
  • Completing pay forms for staff moves within the company, ensuring that staff are coded to the correct cost code
  • Responding to requests for information from outside agencies in an accurate and timely manner, for example, Freedom of Information requests
  • Reviewing the validity of commitments created on CBIS via purchase orders by querying expected and un-invoiced receipts with departments
  • Managing the payment of Special Priority Payments, Bonus Payments and Threshold Payments
  • Maintaining an up to date list of authorised signatories, ensuring the CBIS hierarchy is always accurate



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