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Accounts Payable Assistant

28 days left to apply Luton, Bedfordshire
GBP24000 - GBP25500 per annum
Permanent
  • Job Ref: APA150722MR_1657886374
  • Sector: Security
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date added: 15th July 2022
  • Recruiter: Matt Rogers

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Join our team: -

At Carlisle we focus on the provision of cleaning, security, events, and retail facilities support services.

Our business is growing rapidly, and revenues have increased threefold over the past 5 years. With several recent high-profile contract wins this growth is set to continue. To support our long-term goals, we are investing in people, systems, and technology to ensure we stay ahead of the competition, so there has never been a better time to join the Carlisle family as an Accounts Payable Assistant.

A key role within our Finance team: -

Based at our Head Office in Luton and reporting to the Finance Manager, the Accounts Payable Assistant will play a key part in managing the Purchase ledger for three Carlisle Group companies. The core elements of this role will involve correctly processing supplier invoices to enable payment within agreed terms, ensuring the full authorisation process is followed, resolving issues and queries with internal stakeholders & external suppliers.

Key Operational Responsibilities

  • Ensure all supplier invoices are processed promptly and accurately in accordance with the companies processes and policies
  • Ensure interface files created are imported into Sun and Apollo systems
  • Assist Operational Managers to correctly raise Purchase Orders (POs) and ensure compliance with the PO process
  • POs to be accurately coded, raised and approved in advance of supply and receipted promptly, issues with any delayed POs to be resolved within agreed timeframes
  • Balance ledgers daily
  • Proactively liaise between external suppliers and Carlisle line management to resolve queries and disputes with the minimum delay to reduce the risk of service interruptions
  • Escalate any final demand notices within the organisation
  • Attend meetings with suppliers when necessary to resolve queries/disputes
  • Prepare payments runs and ensure that payments are in accordance with contract terms and conditions
  • Build strong working relationships with key suppliers and internal customers
  • Reconcile supplier statements
  • Periodically review Direct Debits and Standing orders to ensure payments finish at the same time as supply of goods or services
  • Assist with Invoicing, Accounts Receivable and Balance Sheet reconciliations as required
  • Complete Purchase Ledger intercompany transactions across all three Carlisle entities
  • Liaise with management accounts to reconcile and accrue all transactions on the register but not yet posted in the system on monthly basis
  • Set up suppliers, credit check and assist with queries from the supplier platform

Embracing our culture and using your skills and experience: -

To be successful in this role you will need some relevant experience and qualifications… but don't worry too much if you don't tick every box because we are great at developing our people to reach their full potential:

  • Finance Systems knowledge
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong Organisational skills
  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • Able to solve problems
  • Ability to work flexibly on your own initiative and as part of a team
  • Takes a pro-active approach towards adding value
  • Experience in a Purchase Ledger environment preferable
  • Strong MS Office skills including Excel
  • Strong Administration Skills
  • Strong Analytical skills
  • Interest in studying for AAT/CIMA/ACCA

Working with us and working for you: -

Carlisle Support Services provides customer driven people-based services and strive to deliver measurable value to all involved. We do this by empowering passionate people to deliver exceptional outcomes. We will provide opportunities to grow and be your best self, to learn and develop through accredited training, to progress your career and to gain reward and recognition for excellence with:

  • 23 days holiday rising to 25 after two years' service
  • Company pension after qualifying period
  • Superstar Awards and Core of Carlisle Awards
  • Health and Wellbeing Plans
  • Discounts and Cashbacks
  • Paid Volunteering days
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Refer a Friend Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

We are committed to continually developing and improving the package of pay and benefits for our staff, to ensure we can attract and retain the best people. We are also committed to providing ways to enhance the health, wellbeing, and quality of life for our staff.

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