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Accounts Payable Specialist

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Other / Unknown

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Not Specified

  • Job ref:

    2021-05-07

  • Published:

    1 day ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-07-17

  • Client:

    BIGHAMS

Job Description

We're currently recruiting for an Accounts Payable Specialist to join our London kitchen, to support the Finance Team in the effective running of Accounts Payable as well as assisting the Financial Accountant. What you'd be doing Reporting to the Financial Accountant, your main responsibilities will be around: Accounts Payable To be the process owner for Accounts Payable and have control and ownership of the function Processing of all invoices in a timely manner and ensuring authorisation process is followed Supplier accounts to be periodically reconciled Execution and management of weekly BACs payment and Euro payment process for all invoices and signed off by either the Financial Accountant or Financial Controller Ensure that any new suppliers are trained on Esker (invoice automation system) Processing of staff expenses including checking that expense guidelines are followed Dealing with supplier queries Credit Card expenses administration Cashbook Manage and maintain cashbook Bank reconciliations to be done on a daily basis and signed off by Financial Accountant Other Produce VAT and INTRASTAT returns and submit to HMRC and signed off by Financial Accountant Support annual audit process Support Financial Accountant in collating data for the finance leasing process Support Financial Accountant in producing monthly budget packs. The organisation is expanding and there will be opportunities to be involved in continuous improvement projects such as new purchase order processes, new ERP system and streamlining current processes. Personal development within organisation strongly supported including professional accounting qualifications (ACCA, CIMA, AAT)

Candidate Description

We're looking for someone who has a keen eye for detail and analysis. You'll have previous experience in a relevant role ideally dealing with grocery customers. We are looking for someone who has experience within accounts payable and is confident in liaising with customers and suppliers. You'll also be comfortable working in a fast moving and agile environment. Requisite experience and skills for this role are: Attention to detail Strong Excel capability Analytical thinking Good written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate at all levels Ability to work independently, prioritising and organising work load to ensure that key tasks are completed to specified deadlines Ability to identify and articulate procedures to improve and put forward ideas accordingly Curious and willing to learn A team player

Employer Description

Inspired by his travels and love of cooking, Charlie Bigham set up shop in 1996 with the sole aim of creating really delicious dishes for foodies - putting in all the care and attention that you would if you were to cook them yourself at home. Now approaching our 25th anniversary, Charlie Bigham's is the number one brand in the chilled prepared meal category. With over 50 recipes available in major supermarkets, our distinctive wooden trays and illustrated packaging make us instantly recognisable on-shelf. Bigham's has achieved impressive YOY growth since launch and we continue to grow in a sustainable way. We now employ over 550 people across two thriving kitchens in London and Somerset. We're a certified Great Place to Work and have achieved B-Corp status because it's the right thing to do for our business, for our consumers and for the planet. And our award-winning company is still expanding, which is why we're searching for like-minded individuals who share our passion for the extraordinary, to help us deliver our food philosophy - Only Delicious Will Do.