Job Description

Accounts Payable - Leicester - £20 per hour

Based in Leicester an Accounts Payable is required on a 3 month contract basis to work for one of the world's leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel engines.

This is an great opportunity to join a leading edge and exciting programme of work which does offer an excellent working environment.

You'll be required to carry out Accounts Payable processing activities within defined procedures and processes with some initiative for decision making. You'll also be required to support the team in continuing to develop and work towards a benchmark service.


  • Process purchase invoices and credits onto the Accounts Payable Ledger
  • Account for the correct treatment of VAT, where applicable
  • Carry out supplier statement reconciliations and resolve differences
  • Verify details on the invoice match delivery details, quantities and price.
  • Deal with invoice queries internally and externally
  • Resolve significant issues (eg. final demand letters) promptly
  • Liaise with suppliers via telephone and e-mail

Essential Skills

  • Accounts Payable experience and ideally have a background in either Aerospace, Automotive, Rail or Manufacturing.
  • Ability to resolve queries from a variety of sources
  • Ability to understand system processes
  • Attention to detail, thoroughness, ability to analyse information
  • Accurate keyboard and data entry skills
  • Excel skills essential (basic formulas, pivot tables, look ups)
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels in person, by telephone and in writing
  • Keen, flexible, 'can do' attitude
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Strong organisational skills and have the ability to work to deadlines
  • Proactively looks at continuous improvement and seeks out problems and trends
  • Ability to build/maintain working relationships
  • 5 x GCSEs at grades A-C or equivalent

If you would like to be considered for this role please don't hesitate to click apply or call Daniel McShane for more information.

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