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Accounts Payable Specialist

  • Location: London
  • Salary: Up to £36500 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 29 days ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: Lisa Wilson
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: 09/11/2023
  • Expiry Date: 22 November 2023
  • Job Ref: JO0000013625_1699523664

Accounts Payable Specialist

£36,500 + study support

London based.

Hybrid working (3 days per week office based)

Permanent, full-time role

Are you an Accounts Payable Specialist studying or looking to study ACCA/CIMA?

If so, we have partnered with a financial services organisation who are looking for a proactive and organised individual to join their growing team.

The successful candidate will have proven accounts payable experience, coupled with excellent communication and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with ever changing workloads.


  • Invoice and payment processing (UK & International) including treasury FX deals and deposit management.
  • Daily treasury system (Salmon) reconciliation of bank accounts for Guernsey and/or UK plus cover for overseas offices
  • Cross training for overseas AP tasks
  • Expense claim processing via Concur
  • Weekly reconciliation of key balance sheet control accounts
  • Generation of receivables invoices
  • Send out debtor statements and chase overdue balances.
  • Daily bank reconciliations and postings into SunSystems
  • Export of transactions from Salmon to SunSystems
  • Employees credit card program management
  • Ensuring a prompt month end closedown
  • Help other teams with queries and requests received into a central mailbox as well as verbally
  • Journal filing

Person Specification

  • Must have suitable accounts payable work experience ideally at a financial services / professional service or other relevant structured organisation.
  • Graduate level or A-level educated coupled with relevant work experience (or equivalent)
  • Actively studying or looking to study CIMA / ACCA.
  • A flexible team player
  • Experience of SunSystems and/or Concur would be highly advantageous but not a prerequisite
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Good communication skills (able to communicate at all levels) and good level of written English.
  • Ability to work under pressure and an understanding of the importance of prioritising work.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.