Accounts Payable Assistant

Location: South London, London
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Finance & Accounting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Additional Benefits
REF: BBBH238583_1574351473

Ambition is representing a top 100 law firm with multiple offices around the UK, they are currently looking for a proactive individual for the Accounts Payable Assistant position. The firm has a diverse and friendly culture with a positive approach to work life balance. You will be reporting to the Finance Manager and processing invoices. This leading law firm is a short walk from an easily accessible station with great benefits including study support and gym membership.

As the Accounts Payable Assistant some of your responsibilities include:

  • Reconciling supplier statements
  • Identifying and processing missing supplier invoices
  • Communicating with suppliers on a weekly basis and responding to any queries
  • Checking staff expenses, processing expense claim forms and processing for payment
  • Processing consultant invoices by division to 3E
  • Posting court fees to client matters including investigation of unassigned courts fees
  • Monitoring disbursements
  • Ensuring the payment cycle runs smoothly and effectively for both client and overhead invoices
  • Processing CHAPS, BACS and international payment transactions
  • Maintaining and answering emails in the AP inboxes on a daily basis
  • Handling all confidential information discreetly
  • Ensuring that all statutory regulations are complied with including SARs.

To be successful in this Accounts Payable Assistant position, some of the requirements include:

  • Previous experience within a Law Firm
  • Attention to detail and methodical approach
  • Excellent numerical and IT skills including Excel
  • Ability to prioritise and work well under pressure
  • Self-motivated and a team player
  • Excellent communication skills

The established firm is looking for a forward-thinking individual who is ambitious for professional development, you will be provided with Elite 3E systems training and have a transparent career progression, creating a fluid working environment. As an Accounts Payable Assistant, you will be working closely with the Finance Department, they have a fast paced and professional atmosphere but are always on hand to give you all the support required.

If you fit the Accounts Payable Assistant description above and are interested in a position where you will be supported, please apply with your updated CV.