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Accounts Payable Assistant

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2 x Accounts Payable Assistant – Preston – £10.88 PAYE – 12 month contract

We are currently recruiting for a Finance Services Accounts Payable Assistant to work for a major defence contractor based in Preston on a 12 month contract. Candidates with experience of working within a Shared Service/Finance function are desirable. Full and Part Time roles available.

Role Description

The successful candidate will support the team in continuing to develop and work towards a benchmark service and carry out all Accounts Payable processing activities within defined procedures and processes with some initiative for decision making.


  • Complete training to ensure understanding of all systems, processes and work instructions
  • Sort and distribute post / emails
  • Timely and accurate processing of all invoices according to relevant deadlines
  • Provide a support service to other sections and departments and deal with all related queries to completion
  • Carry out reconciliation activities in line with procedures
  • Complete tasks delegated by team leader and/or manager
  • Complete tasks as per the weekly task lists
  • Filing/Archiving of all relevant documentation
  • Ensure sound financial controls
  • Attend surgeries/meetings as and when required

Skills and experience:

  • Effective communication of information
  • Ability to resolve queries from a variety of sources
  • Ability to understand system processes
  • Knowledge of either SAP or Oracle and/or other invoice processing systems would be an advantage but not essential
  • Good team player
  • Accurate keyboard skills
  • Numerate with good IT skills i.e. Excel / Word
  • Good understanding of Accounts Payable processes and how they interact with other processes

Please apply without delay as there is a deadline with this role. Ref: 819848

To apply for this role please send through your CV for consideration and we will be in touch should your experience match our criteria. Unfortunately due to high volume we will only be able to contact those who have been shortlisted

Advantage Resourcing is a service driven recruitment consultancy.

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Telephone Number 0161 374 7973

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