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  • Accounts Payable Clerk

  • Business: Wickes
  • Sector: Finance
  • Location: Watford, Hertfordshire
  • Salary: Excellent + benefits + bonus
  • Hours of work: 37.5
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 12-Aug-2019
  • Job reference: 23050

Job Description

Wickes is an exciting, fast paced, changing environment. We have plenty going on in 2019 and a lot planned for 2020! We strongly believe our culture is one of the many reasons people join us as well as the opportunity to excel and get involved in different initiatives, we’re a great bunch.

We are currently recruiting for an Accounts Payable Clerk to join our Head Office team in Watford, and if this sounds like an opportunity for you read on below to find out more...

Key responsibilities: 
  • Perform day to day financial transactions, including verifying, classifying, computing, posting, scanning, matching and recording accounts payables invoices 
  • Process accounts and invoices in compliance with financial policies and procedures, agreed KPI’s and SLA’s 
  • Prepare self bill invoices and arrange payment to the suppliers 
  • Reconcile the accounts payables ledger to ensure that all payments are accounted for and properly posted 
  • Resolve queries in regards to invoices, invoices on hold in a timely manner and review accounts for debit balances 
  • Prepare and complete supplier statement reconciliations on a periodic basis 
  • Maintain supplier account details and remove suppliers who have not been used for 13 months 
  • Ensure compliance with Internal Control Framework and Delegation of Authority matrix at all times 
What are we looking for:
  • Proficiency in English and in MS Office
  • Customer service orientation and negotiation skills
  • Data entry skills along with a knack for numbers
  • High degree of accuracy
  • Understanding of invoicing and supplier communications
  • Problem solving skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • AAT qualified or potential desire to study an accounting qualification
  • Proven working experience as an accounts payable clerk
  • Good Excel skills 
What can we offer you?
Wickes is more than just the nation’s favourite DIY store. We’re part of the Travis Perkins Group, one of the UK’s top employers. That’s why the first thing you’ll notice at Wickes is the way everyone pulls together.  It’s a place where we’ll ask for your ideas, listen to your opinions and value the contributions you make. Chances are you’ve never experienced anything quite like our culture.  All our colleagues come from different backgrounds, but what we all have in common is a determination to succeed and a passion for being the best we can be. If that sounds like you, we’ll make you feel right at home.
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