Accounts Payable Clerk (Stock), Accrington (Job Ref: 1581)

LH Recruitment

Salary: £18,000 per annum
Location: Accrington

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Laura Hartley are recruiting for our great client, our Client are based in Accrington. We are looking to recruit an Accounts Payable Clerk (Stock)

Job Purpose:
To ensure the timely and accurate payment of invoices and the subsequent processing of imported stock invoices. To ensure debit notes are raised/credit notes received in a timely manner. To reconcile supplier accounts and to resolve Accounts Payable Clerk (Imports)
Any issues. To forge and maintain excellent working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and to ensure that company policy and procedures are upheld.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
Working as part of a team with responsibility for imported stock suppliers.
Liaising with our offices in China providing information on payment schedules, queries etc.
Ensuring that invoices are processed promptly to ensure payment within agreed supplier payment terms.
Preparing weekly payment proposals
Raising debit notes for Claims/shortages etc.
Processing additional invoices for spare parts, samples etc.
Resolving discrepancies arising from goods booked in and actual invoices values
Management of GRNI, ensuring that balances are resolved promptly.
Chasing suppliers for credit notes for returned / refused and replacement stock.
Monitor and chase up rejected invoices for re-submission.
Reconcile supplier statements and resolve discrepancies.
Exception handling – investigating matching differences between invoice lines and GRN lines and submitting to workflow for appropriate action.
Liaise directly with suppliers and staff to resolve any queries promptly.
Processing Freight invoices.
Filing and Archiving.
Management of the import supplier account- matching invoices, dealing with queries GRNI and raising monthly payment requests.
Other adhoc duties, as requested by the Team Leader, Management Accounts Team or Financial Controller.

Skills:
IT literate with working knowledge of a financial accounting package, ideally CODA.
Experiencing of processing stock invoices
Experience of working with EDI invoices, auto Invoice matching exception handling.
Experience of working in a high-volume purchase ledger processing environment.
Quick, accurate keyboard skills
Good working knowledge of Excel (VLOOKUPS, SUMIF, Pivot tables).
Investigating queries to resolution.
Understanding of stock and GRNI

Personal attributes:
The successful candidate for this role will have previously worked with a similar role. You will demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, and be able to influence and persuade at all levels. You must be an assertive individual, and be able to demonstrate confidence in your own ability. You will be able to commute reliably to the office base and able to work extended hours on occasions when required.
Salary £18.000pa this role is a 6 Month’s Contract

Laura Hartley Recruitment Ltd is operating as an employment agency.

Laura Hartley Recruitment Ltd is operating as an employment business.

Laura Hartley Recruitment Ltd is an Equal Opportunities employer; we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.