Accounts Payable Assistant

Exciting Career Opportunity!

Accounts Payable Assistant - Thame

Do have experience in either a Finance or Accounts payable role? Are you highly motivated and a great communicator? Are you comfortable working within an ever-changing environment? Are you conscientious, meticulous and methodical in the way that you work?

If so, this truly is a great time to join us. In return we will offer you a highly competitive salary package, relevant training, pension, 26 days holiday plus bank holidays (pro-rata equivalent) and other great additional incentives.

About our company:

Chevron TM specialises in the provision of temporary traffic management services throughout the UK, providing physical and digital traffic controls to ensure that works are carried out safely and workers and the general public are safe.

Managing traffic for organisations working within Utilities, Rail, High Speed Network, Local Authorities and Events we place huge emphasis on our performance and ability to deliver, meet and exceed our clients expectations. We give expert support from the consultation and design phase, right through to work completion and sign-off.

We believe our employees are the best in our business. They are ambitious, hard-working, dedicated and are proud to work for Chevron TM. We are proud of them and the contribution they make to the success of our company to ensure that we are the UK's leading independent traffic management company.

About the role:

Due to company growth we require an Accounts Payable Assistant. This is an essential role, providing full support to the AP/AR Manager. You will assist to ensure all payment runs are completed in timely manner and that all invoices, payments and queries are actioned and completed accordingly.

The role is a busy and varied one. Your tasks will include; preparing and processing electronic transfers and payments, reconciling transactions, preparing analysis of accounts, monitoring accounts to ensure that they are correct and up-to-date, processing credit card transactions, assisting in month end reporting and posting transactions to numerous systems.

Great communication skills are also key as you will be required to correspond with vendors, including researching and effectively resolving invoice discrepancies and issues and maintaining supplier files.

Precision and a keen eye for detail are paramount as also under your remit will be to produce monthly reports for the SLT and also provide supporting documentation for audits. You will also provide support to the wider Finance team and other relevant teams across the group.

This is a full time role based from our Head office in Thame. Hours of work are Monday to Friday 9am - 17.30pm.

About you:

A highly motivated individual, with the ability to work under your own initiative, you boast a sound understanding of accounts payable processes and have previously worked in a finance setting. You are competent in Microsoft Office and have excellent attention to detail. Outstanding interrelations skills, precision, and the ability to resolve issues in a dynamic manner are all qualities that you possess. You are extremely trustworthy with great integrity and professionalism. You thrive working within a high performing, fast moving team and are excited about the opportunity to join our business at this time in our evolution.

Qualifications & Skills:

• Competent in the use of Microsoft Office software, especially Microsoft Excel, and accounting systems (currently Access Dimensions)
• Previous demonstrable, practical relevant experience in a Finance environment that required regular reporting, in an accounts payable environment, or in a management accounting environment
• AAT Qualified
• Solid grasp of double entry book-keeping and basic accounting principles
• Good communicator and team worker.
• Out-going, comfortable on the telephone
• Persistent, resilient, organised, flexible, pragmatic
• Solid grasp of double entry book-keeping and basic accounting principles
• Comfortable in a change environment

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  • AAT, Excel