Accounts Payable Assistant

Location: City of London, London
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Finance & Accounting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Additional Benefits
REF: BBBH239654_1579614367

An outstanding opportunity for a proactive Accounts Payable Assistant (12 months contract) to join an International Top 30 Law Firm and their busy accounts team. The Accounts Payable Assistant will be responsible delivering an effective accounts payable service. This leading law firm is heavily invested in supporting their employees with a flexible benefits package including private healthcare, subsidised gym memberships, lifestyle discount scheme and an on-site cafe.

As the Accounts Payable Assistant some of your responsibilities include:

  • Receive and verify invoices
  • Input invoices in multi-currency
  • Process backup reports after data entry
  • Paying invoices by BACs, CHAPS and cheques
  • Document processes
  • Process credit card transactions
  • Process supplier invoices
  • Processing foreign expert fees
  • Forecasting AP cash payments for inclusion in the cash flow forecasting
  • Applying the correct VAT treatment to transactions processed through the Purchase Ledger
  • Ensure major creditor accounts are reconciled and that payment is made according to these reconciliations
  • Ensure payments are allocated in a timely manner to facilitate bank reconciliations
  • Liaising with counterparts in the Firm's other offices
  • Maintain and create accurate vendor records
  • Assist with bi-annual payment terms reporting

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

  • Previous experience working in a professional services environment, ideally within a law firm setting
  • Experience of accounts payable and maintaining general ledgers
  • Ability to work under pressure and deal with high volume of work
  • Attention to detail and good time management skills
  • Systems experience i.e. Elite, desirable but not essential
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Self-motivated and a team player

If you are interested in working within an international law firm as a Accounts Payable Assistant then please apply with your updated CV.