• Accounts Payable Assistant - EMEA

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    Job Location
    United Kingdom-London
  • Overview

    Position Summary

    Manage the day-to-day work of the accounts payable and billing function across our EMEA Regoin - London, Munich and Johannesburg.  Ensuring high quality and timely delivery of transaction processing, performance management information and statutory requirements. Drive ongoing improvement in finance service delivery in terms of both efficiency and effectiveness.



    Finance and transactional services

    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, setting up robust 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

      • Set up of client project ID’s in finance system

      • Monthly client billing.

      • New client account set up and maintenance, ongoing review of client payment terms

      • Bank payment posting for clients and suppliers, including direct debit posting

      • Aged debtor review and weekly updates to revenue manager of any client delays

    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.

      • Be responsible for treasury management for countries, which involves liaison with Corporate to ensure effective cash control across the region.


    Skills/Experience required

    • 2 / 3 years accounts payable experience.

    • Outstanding Excel skills

    • Excellent attention to detail

    • Experience in using Microsoft Dynamics desirable






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