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Accounts Payable Assistant

Job Summary

  • Location Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
  • Salary £20000 - £24500 per annum
  • Contract Type Permanent
  • Sector Office Support & Commercial
  • Date Posted 15 November 2022
  • Ref 5585_1668531584

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Job Description

Accounts Payable Assistant


£20,000 - £24,500 per annum plus 5% bonus!


Looking to be apart of an amazing company amongst 80,000 people? Wanting a new job opportunity to improve your career? This could be it, a great company with phenomenal opportunities to grow and lots of benefits too. If you have accounts and finance experience and like the look of the role below, we want to hear from you! Recruiting on behalf of our well-established client who is a medical devices company. Read below to find out what is expected of you and get in touch today.

As the Accounts Payable Assistant, you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Creation of new creditors / debtors accounts in ERP system
  • Daily processing of AP Invoices including 3 way match
  • Dealing with supplier queries via email and telephone
  • Co-ordinate monthly Bacs payment run including foreign payments
  • Processing of weekly expense submissions including checking to T&E Policy and initiating payment via Bacs
  • P Card processing and reconciliation
  • Reconciliation of supplier statements on a monthly basis
  • Monthly reconciliation of Creditors Sub Ledger to the General Ledger
  • Maintenance of integrity of all data contained in creditors system
  • Maintenance of GRNI to local finance policy and reconciliation to General Ledger
  • Management of debtors cash collection including sending statements to customers and follow up via telephone
  • Ensure all cash is accurately allocated to correct debtor's accounts, with no unallocated cash at month end
  • Monthly reconciliation of Debtors Sub Ledger to the General Ledger
  • Month End reporting tasks including revenue recognition checks and intercompany reconciliations
  • Ensure SOX control standards are achieved for accounts payable and receivable, T&E and GRNI

The successful candidate will need the following to do the job:

  • Studying or wishing to study towards AAT qualification (study support provided)
  • Experience in processing Creditors invoices & matching purchase orders to invoices
  • Experience in Debtor management & cash collection
  • Reconciliation of Debtor & Creditor and Bank accounts
  • Working knowledge of MS Excel and SAP ERP preferred
  • Positive & Proactive mindset


  • Hybrid working, 3 days in the office, two days working from home - Full time 36.5 hours per week


  • 25 days holiday, plus option to buy and sell 5 days a year
  • 4% Pension
  • Flexible benefits portal with Eden Red (Discounted high street shopping, gym memberships, dental insurance, will writing service etc)

If you want to hear more details and interested in this exciting job opportunity, CLICK APPLY today or contact Sophie 02394 211077

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Sophie Carey CertRP

Sophie Carey CertRP

Having completed a degree in Events Management at Bournemouth University I joined FPR Group in May 2018 as an Events Coordinator and helped coordinate the prestigious events we run in and around West

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