Accounts Payable Specialist

  • Location
    Barnet, Greater London
  • Salary
    £ 24000 - £ 28000 / Year
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Accounts Assistant
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Banking and Financial Services
  • External Reference
    MM45

About Us


My client is an international industrial services company specialising in building services including site development and buildout. My clients focus is on there client's needs first and foremost. My clients approach is based on trust and relationships and this has made us successful internationally. They employ high calibre people in both corporate and site based positions. Our focus is around execution and communication and our international presence and allows us to react quickly and professionally, and provide the people and tools required to meet the needs of our clients.


Role Summary


The Accounts Payable Specialist is responsible for timely and accurate recording and payment of invoices, processing of company credit cards and reconciliation of accounts.


Key Responsibilities
Process supplier invoices and refunds



  • Analyse purchases and code invoices by expense type

  • Obtain invoice authorisation

  • Enter invoices into the finance system

  • Account for the correct treatment of VAT on expense claims and supplier invoices

  • Set-up and maintain supplier accounts

  • Reconcile supplier accounts and resolve differences

  • Deal with supplier account queries

  • Resolve significant issues (e.g. final demand letters) promptly

  • Prepare payment runs.

  • Send out remittance advices

  • Process team member expenses (cash and credit cards)

  • Process credit card statements.

  • Monitor accruals and prepayments for management accounts

  • Assist with purchasing, cash management and budgeting

  • Effectively communicate with project managers on any AP related issues.


Experience & Skills



  • Strong accounts payable experience, including year and month end closing

  • Experience in using accounting systems and software (Dynamics NAV would be desirable)

  • Proficient in using Microsoft applications, including intermediate skills in Excel

  • Strong data entry skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a strong customer focus

  • Good written and verbal communication skills

  • Good attention to detail and methodical approach to work; takes pride in work



  • Good organisational skills and ability to work to deadlines

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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Please apply with your CV to: Melanie Thompson