Search Opportunities

Job Title:

Accounts Assistant - Preston , United Kingdom

Salary Range:

£9.00 - £10.88

Job Description:

**Accounts Assistant - 12 month contract - £10.88ph PAYE - Defence –  Preston**

We are currently recruiting for an Accounts Payable Clerk 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.

Role Description
An exciting opportunity is available to join the Accounts Payable team of a large organisation. The role will involve responsibility for the efficient and accurate reviewing and processing of high volumes of purchase invoices, within defined processes and procedures, to maintain Service Level Agreements and continuing to work towards a benchmark service.  Complete training to ensure understanding of all systems, processes and work instructions.  Validate invoices against defined requirements and promptly reject. Timely and accurately processing of invoices, filing/archiving of all relevant documentation.  Provide support to other systems and departments with all related queries to completion, account reconciliation activities, completing tasks delegated by team leader and/or manager.

Ideal skills required:
Working in an Accounts environment or have a passion for accountancy 
Experience of working within a Shared Service/Finance function is advantageous
Experience dealing with high volumes of purchase invoices - Purchase to Pay process (P2P) is desirable 
Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
Keen problem solver with the ability to think outside the box
Ability to work well under pressure and within a fast paced environment
Knowledge of SAP and/or other invoice processing systems would be advantageous
Good team player and the ability to work autonomously
Attention to detail and accuracy
Intermediate competency of Microsoft Office i.e. Excel, Outlook and Word

Please apply without delay as there is a deadline with this role. Ref: 820424

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


Job ID:

Dept ID:

Preston , United Kingdom

Accounting / Accounts Assistant

Job Type:
Temp Position

Apply for this Position

Job Title: Accounts Assistant

Location: Preston , United Kingdom

Job Type: Temp Position

Reference ID: 820424

Posted Date: 07/12/2018

Please Choose One:
Valid CV Formats: (.doc .docx .pdf .rtf .txt only)


Submit Application



By clicking Submit Application I agree to the terms of Advantage Resourcing Privacy Policy