Accounts Payable Clerk


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March 19, 2024
Job Type
£23000 - £24000 per annum
Start date
Contact Name
Carl Angilly
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Company Details and Job Overview:

Kenton Black Finance have been asked to support a large engineering specialist that has 40 years’ experience working UK-wide. The company employ over 800 staff, but are now recruiting for a permanent and full-time Accounts Payable Clerk. You will administer, manage, and reconcile all aspects of assigned supplier accounts, ensuring processes are followed and all supplier accounts are up to date, accurate and paid in a timely manner, ensuring audit and process compliance.

Your New Role as the Accounts Payable Clerk:

• Sorting post, dealing with exceptions and any urgent requests, particularly on stop
• Register Purchase Ledger and Subcontract invoices & credits daily (some will be
subject to CIS tax & Reverse Charge VAT)
• Overhead invoices registered and forwarded for authorisation, ensure these are then
processed & matched to a GRN (residual match) in time for their payment run
• Query resolution monitoring and control
• Supplier reconciliation (to receive in Excel format) to be performed in line with KPI’s
• Chase any missing invoices or credits with vendor and request a copy
• Accounts Payable Journals – to correct errors etc.
• Direct Debits – Reconcile account, process documents & match against payments
taken directly from our bank account.
• Prioritise and deal immediately with any Overdue letters/7 day notice letters etc.
• Vendor master file - checking all details are up to date with correct name, address
and bank details (any differences to refer to the AP Team)
• Ensuring the supplier email address recorded in the system is up to date and correct.
• Work with Cost clerks, QS’s, procurement and suppliers to ensure audit/process
compliance and identify opportunities for improvement
• Working to agreed performance standards/targets
• Providing remittance information to vendors as & when required
Contribute to the improvement of processes
• Understand and respond to the needs of Vendors, team members, colleagues and
• Raise issues and concerns constructively and offer solutions
• Understanding of Reverse charge VAT and Construction Industry Scheme Tax (CIS)

Experience & Qualifications Required to Apply:

• Strong IT skills including MS Office (Excel, Word)
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to produce accurate, relevant information in a timely manner
• Work well with other colleagues
• Proactive in problem solving
• Adapts well working on their own or in a team environment
• The ability to work under pressure and to deadlines is required

Key Benefits/Rewards on Offer:

? 25 days annual leave + bank holidays
? 5% Company pension contribution
? Life Assurance at 2 x notional salary
? Single person’s private medical cover
? Permanent Health Cover

Kenton Black Finance operate across the UK as a market leading recruitment partner, specialising in the attraction of finance talent across both permanent and interim requirements. With a team of dedicated experts, each with longevity operating in the finance arena, we maintain a proven track record and have established partnerships with businesses both large, small and those in their infancy. Market leaders, we provide recruitment solutions from entry level finance to directorship professionals. Operating from local offices in Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham, Aberdeen and Glasgow, Kenton Black Finance remain a dynamic and effective recruitment partner who represent and attract only the finest finance talent in the local area and across the UK.

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