Accounts Payable Team Member

Location: Aston (Birmingham)

Ref#: 140587

Description & Requirements

Accounts Payable Team Member

We are currently recruiting for an Accounts Payable Team Member to join our Accounts Payable Team based at our Customer Support Centre in Aston, Birmingham.

As Accounts Payable Team Member, you will work as part of a team to reconcile and manage key supplier accounts and a range of smaller business critical accounts on a monthly basis. You will build and maintain effective working relationships with suppliers and keep them informed of the status of their account, whilst working closely with other support functions and our centre’s to resolve any queries that arise.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Reconciliation of large EDI accounts on a monthly basis.
  • Identifying queries on invoices and orders/returns outstanding.
  • Escalating and resolving queries as and when they arise.
  • Identifying items to be matched/processed for the invoice matching team.
  • Identifying and chasing credit notes for outstanding goods returns.
  • Liaising with suppliers both over the phone and in regular meetings regarding the status of accounts and payments.
  • Regular housekeeping of old outstanding items reducing the age of the GI accrual.
  • Reducing the volume and age of outstanding items on the supplier accounts.
  • Liaise with Conduent where necessary.
  • Contribute to the overall success of the Accounts Payable function by identifying areas for continuous improvement and providing input and information to resolve problems.
  • Adhoc support of other accounts payable functions as required.

The Person:

You will have experience of reconciling large volume supplier accounts, and working in a similar role within a fast paced environment. Quality is important to us, so you will need to be able to pay attention to detail and work accurately. Strong communication skills are essential with the ability to build effective working relationships.

Enthusiastic and committed, you’ll also have the ability to take ownership of queries and work to find a solution. You will also need to show initiative and contribute as a team player. Paying suppliers in a timely manner is critical to ATS and so the ability to work to tight deadlines is essential.

A good working knowledge of Microsoft and Google is essential. Knowledge of using Coda would be an advantage.

The working hours for the role are 37.5 hours per week, working between 8.30am until 5.30pm Monday to Friday.