Accounts Payable Assistant - Fixed Term Contract

  • Job Reference: 0923
  • Date Posted: 30 May 2018
  • Recruiter: Ryder Reid Legal
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Finance / Accounts
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Accounts Payable Assistant - Fixed Term Contract

Our client, a top US law firm based in the City now have an excellent opportunity for an Accounts Payable Assistant to join their expanding and friendly team on a 6-9 month Fixed Term Contract (Maternity Cover). The successful Accounts Payable Assistant will be responsible for Accounts Payable, Office Accounts and assisting the Finance Manager in providing an efficient accounts payable service to the London office.

The successful Accounts Payable Assistant will predominantly be responsible for distributing invoices and inputting invoices in to the purchase ledger system, assisting with weekly supplier payment runs, handling foreign payments, checking and processing lawyer and staff expenses claims, ensuring all accounts payable documentation is scanned, filed, and archived as well as offering assistance to the fellow Accounts Payable Assistant and Assistant Finance Manager with reconciling large supplier accounts. Strong knowledge of Solicitors' Accounts Rules (SARs) is essential.

The successful Accounts Payable Assistant should have some AP experience ideally within a law firm or professional services environment. Experience using Elite Enterprise software is highly desired but experience using other systems like CMS will also be considered. Due to the nature of the role, candidates must be able to manage their own workload and have a flexible approach to work. The successful Accounts Payable Assistant will need to be extremely enthusiastic, hardworking, have good attention to detail as well as strong communication and organisational skills. You should also have some previous accounts payable experience within a professional services organisation.

This is an excellent opportunity for a reliable candidate with a positive attitude and professional demeanour to work within a supportive and dynamic team environment. Please note this role is being offered on an 6-9 month Fixed Term Contract basis. If you are currently available and are interested in this Accounts Payable Assistant - Fixed Term Contract role please contact Ryder Reid Legal asap.