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Accounts Payable Specialist

  • Location: City of London
  • Salary: £33000.00 - £37000.00 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 15 days ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: Cheyanne Mason
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 18 June 2023
  • Job Ref: JO0000012592_1684501096

Cedar has partnered with an innovative infrastructure organisation based in London. They are currently searching for an experienced Accounts Payable Specialist, early in their career, to support the Finance Assistant on a temp to perm or permanent basis. They are looking for someone who is keen to develop and progress, in order to work their way up within the organisation. You must be studying and/or looking to complete ACCA.

Salary: £33,000 - £37,000 per annum

Location: City of London (2 office days)

Start date: ASAP

This is a Temp to Perm role or Permanent role, taking lead of the accounts payable function. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic to work in a busy and diverse organisation. This includes processing invoices, staff expenses and resolving invoice discrepancies from suppliers.


  • Review, allocate and seek approval for invoices from suppliers and input into the general ledger (Xero), ensuring the correct VAT treatment
  • Concur Expense System - review and process expense claims logged and ensure compliance with Company policy, correct allocation and VAT coding treatment
  • Prepare the weekly payment run using
  • Aid the Finance Assistant in preparing the backup documentation for intercompany recharges to subsidiary companies
  • Resolve invoice discrepancies and respond to enquiries from suppliers
  • Arranging payments in the bank and the corresponding paperwork on time
  • Assisting with the intercompany recharge process and other ad hoc tasks as requested

Required Skills:

  • 2+ years experience in an accounts payable OR corporate expenses roles
  • Minimum of AAT Level 4 qualification or equivalent
  • Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office software, in particular Excel
  • Ideally, but not essential, prior use or knowledge of, Concur and Xero (or similar systems)
  • An ambition for continuous education and upskilling is viewed favourably
  • Attention to detail and accuracy for data entry to the general ledger
  • Multi-currency and multi-entity experience is also required

Please note that you need to be than a month notice period.

Please be aware that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.