Accounts Payable - Part Time

Date Posted: Posted30+ days ago
London SE1 0LN

Job Description

What We Need: WE is one of the largest communications and integrated marketing agencies in the world. We’re independent, we’re all about our people — both our clients and our employees — and we believe in the power of communications to move audiences to positive action.
For more than 30 years, we have been helping translate complex innovations into powerful, persuasive stories. Our sector expertise across key verticals — including technology, healthcare, consumer, and brand purpose — translates into insights and strategies that are informed, current and credible.
We work with companies that are embracing the ever-evolving digital world to reinvent themselves, to deliver new value to their customers or reach them in new ways and ultimately improve people’s lives.
We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and dynamic Accounts Payable to join our exceptional Finance team, to support the management of day-to-day work of the EMEA accounts payable function. Applying your skills and knowledge, ensure high quality and timely delivery of transaction processing, management information and statutory requirements. As a key team member, you will help drive ongoing improvement in finance service delivery in terms of both efficiency and effectiveness.
Key strengths for this role include a positive ‘can do’ attitude, strong organisational skills with excellent attention to detail. You will have an understanding of basic accounting principles and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment. The role is Part Time (20 hours per week). What you'll be doing:
  • Deliver a financial transaction and reporting process that is of high technical quality, maintaining levels of control and integrity in the company’s accounting function.
    • Manage office managers within country, run the existing system for delivery and posting of vendor invoices and expenses
    • Checking and processing vendor invoices
    • Liaising with account handlers to approve invoices
    • Employee expense posting including checking for receipts and VAT accounted for according to VAT guidelines
    • Electronic payment runs, manual payments
    • Sending remittance advices to suppliers
    • Dealing with invoice discrepancies and supplier queries
    • Vendor set up and maintenance, ongoing review of supplier payment terms
    • Bank payment posting for clients and suppliers, including direct debit posting
    • Cash flow management, daily updates
    • Aged creditor review
  • Assist in the preparation of the monthly management accounts
    • Aged creditor review and reconciliation
    • Monthly bank reconciliation
    • Intercompany payment and reconciliation
    • Daily bank balance collection and review
  • Drive and deliver a robust central banking function for the region
  • Ensure that all tax, VAT and GST are accounted for correctly and all statutory reporting and fiscal responsibilities and deadlines for filing and payment are met

What you've been able to accomplish:
  • 2 - 3 years accounts payable experience
  • Agency experience desirable but not essential
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (particularly Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • Experience in using Microsoft Dynamics is an advantage
About Us: Company Values & Competencies:
  • IMAGINATION Lead with courage, creativity and curiosity
  • INTEGRITY Making values-based decisions
  • COLLABORATION Work together to win
  • HUMANITY Put people and equality at the heart of the business.
  • EXCELLENCE Do outstanding work

Equal Opportunity:
WE provides equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against an employee or applicant because of age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, or other legally protected class status.

Diversity and Inclusion:
WE values a diverse and inclusive workforce and is committed to creating a workplace where everyone thrives. We promote an atmosphere in which diversity of people and ideas are welcomed and valued. Diversity includes differences in race, religion, gender identity or expression, age, lifestyle, ethnic background and sexual orientation as well as differences in experiences and ideas.

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