Accounts Payable Assistant - West Midlands

Coventry, West Midlands, United Kingdom

Ref#: 132080

Date published: 25-Mar-2019

Accounts Payable Assistant – West Midlands


We are currently recruiting for several Accounts Payable Assistant to join a busy team in a rapidly expanding market leading retailer. Our client trades from over 300 stores including 70+ stores across Europe & North America, together with a thriving e-commerce site and trade through a number of online marketplaces, such as Amazon & Ebay, both in the UK and internationally.

The role will be reporting to the Accounts Payable Manager, and will play a key role in ensuring the accurate and timely capture and payment of invoices.

The role

  • Process multi-currency purchase invoices including checking all cost centre and GL account coding to ensure accurate financial reporting
  • Ensure all invoices/expenses have been appropriately authorised
  • Prepare, process and record payment schedules in the accounting system, ensuring that payment priorities are managed to support the business
  • Matching and allocating direct debit payments to suppliers
  • Preparation of aged creditors reports
  • Supplier statement reconciliations, resolving any supplier queries
  • Resolution of internal and external invoice queries
  • Supporting co-workers within the team and working together to achieve business targets
  • Other ad-hoc duties as required

Ideal skills

  • Relevant experience working in an accounts payable role
  • High level of numeracy and strong IT skills in particularly with Excel
  • Excellent attention to detail, and high levels of accuracy
  • Good spoken and written communication skills and initiative to problem solve
  • Organisational and time management skills with the ability to work to deadlines
  • Open, friendly person who is proactive, keen to develop and work as part of a growing team
  • Previous experience with SunSystems, Vision Q&A and V1 is an advantage
  • Language skills (particularly Polish & German) would be beneficial


  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Holiday allowance
  • 50% staff discount & 25% for family and friends
  • Pension scheme

For further information and to apply for the position please contact: Patrycja Garcia on 07720 086879 or email your CV to

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