Accounts Payable Executive Job | HT13358 - Howett Thorpe

Accounts Payable Executive
Surrey, Woking

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Salary: £26,000 - £28,000 per annum

Benefits: 15 months fixed term contract - immediate start
Reference number HT13358
Added on Jan 13, 2017

About The Role

Taking responsibility for Accounts Payable function where you will be responsible for the following: 

  • To ensure the integrity of the purchase ledger in various currencies including GBP, Euro, US Dollar and Yen. 
  • Responsible for month end processing and the revaluation of foreign transactions.
  • To set up new supplier accounts in Syteline.
  • To ensure all purchase order invoices are matched and posted against the relevant purchase orders on receipt of goods.
  • To resolve all queries with the suppliers and the Purchasing Department and ensure prompt resolution of queries related to rejected goods. 
  • To process overhead invoices directly into Syteline ensuring the correct coding to support cost centre reporting and liaise with other departments to ensure all invoices are signed off in a timely manner and in accordance with agreed authorisation limits.
  • To ensure the timely processing and payment of our overseas staff, our overseas offices and supplier invoices including fortnightly BACS run and processing of foreign payments through our online banking system. 
  • To post manual payments and allocate against suppliers accounts.
  • To ensure suppliers statements are reconciled on a regular basis.
  • To agree intercompany balances with each Branch and Subsidiary at each month.
  • To accrue for late invoices and GRNs processed on Omnis.
  • To reconcile the China bank statement against payments made.  

About Our Client

This client is a national manufacturing business that have a very established brand name in the marketplace.

About You

You will have experience of working within Accounts Payable, ideally working with multi-currencies.


Howett Thorpe recruit for roles within accounts payable, credit control, payroll also covering accounts assistants, audit, management accounts, financial accounts, analysts, financial controllers, financial directors, corporate finance, tax including all part qualified and qualified vacancies.

Howett Thorpe are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this role and comply with all relevant UK legislation and do not discriminate on any protected characteristics. Due to the high volume of applications we currently receive, we are unable to respond to all candidates. If you do not hear from a Consultant within 5 working days please assume that you have not been successful.

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