Heyland Recruitment
Chester: 01244 335115
Warrington: 01925 425952

Accounts Payable Assistant


Reference: SM0108

Type: Contract

Minimum Salary: £18,000.00

Maximum Salary: £24,000.00


I am currently recruiting a fantastic opportunity to join a globally recognised business in Wrexham. There is a need to bring onboard an Accounts Payable Assistant to my clients well established finance team, the successful candidate will report into the Accounts Payable Manager. This company are going through exciting times and there are potentially more than one opportunities available – This role will start off as a 12-15 month fixed term contract role, but could develop into a more long term for the successful candidate. There are great benefits on offer including enhanced pension and 33 days holiday in total!


Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Scan invoices and data onto relevant data capture system used for invoice data and approvals
  • Verifying scanned invoices for accuracy
  • Enter and match invoices to purchase orders according to defined procedures and targets
  • Enter invoices without purchase orders according to defined procedures and targets
  • Deal with telephone & e-mail queries and enquiries
  • Open and sort post as well as file invoices processed
  • Reconcile supplier statements and resolve resulting queries & discrepancies
  • Verify and escalate invoices awaiting goods received notes and authorisation
  • Data input for Key Performance Indicators relating to invoice processing
  • Execute payment runs
  • Undertake problem-solving in areas relevant to primary duties
  • Follow and encourage others with the business to follow set procedures and processes.
  • Process daily expense claims
  • Dealing with phone and email queries


Key Skills and Attributes

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong problem solving
  • The ideal candidate will have a strong Accounts Payable understanding, Customer service experience and good problem solving. Alternatively as a minimum - Finance Graduate (grade 2:1 or higher) / relevant experience within a Purchase Ledger role
  • Competent with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Good time keeping and able to work in a fast paced environment



The successful candidate will be entitled to the companies desirable benefits package

  • Very attractive salary
  • Holidays = 25 days + 8 statutory Bank Holidays
  • Pension = 10% employer contribution min 5% employee contribution
  • Death In Service (4 times salary regardless of whether in pension)
  • Private Health Insurance (if you can no longer work through ill health)
  • AXA Health insurance (single cover) - Private Medical Insurance, can add partner/family an pay through payroll
  • Subsidised Restaurants
  • Paid 30 mins. lunch break
  • General Working Hours – 08:30 - 16:30
  • Employee Assistance Programme (free confidential help line for any issue) – also includes up to 5 face to face counselling sessions
  • Cycle to work


If you feel you have the necessary skills stated then please apply to be considered for the shortlist.