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Accounts Payable Clerk – Temporary

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Job Description

We are currently assisting a local school who require a temporary Accounts Payable Clerk to join their finance team.  The cover will be to provide support whilst they look to recruit a permanent person to the position.  There is scope for the temporary member of staff to be considered for the permanent role as well.


To support the Business Manager and members of the Finance Team by undertaking all aspects of Accounts Payable and Receivable (excluding fee billing), including nominal, purchase and sales ledgers.


 Accounts Receivable: processing invoices (logging receipt, inputting, coding, liaising with departments to ensure appropriately authorised in line with finance procedures and policies); supplier account reconciliations and following up on queries with suppliers;
 Preparing payment runs, issuing remittances; verifying bank details with new suppliers/amendments to existing suppliers
 Accounts Payable: Preparing invoices for external lettings, customer account reconciliations and following up on queries from customers
 Staff expense claims: Preparing staff expense payments (liaising with departments to ensure appropriately authorised in line with finance procedures and policies)
 Support the Finance Team in reviewing and posting daily bank transactions to the general ledger
 Ad hoc accountancy duties, supporting the Finance Team


 To promote and support the school’s culture of ‘Friendship, Encouragement, Support and Mutual Respect’ and encourage staff and students to follow this example.
 To comply with, promote and act in accordance with all School policies.
 To be responsible for complying with data protection legislation and expectations for confidentiality, and to report any breaches to the School Business Manager at the earliest opportunity.
 To be responsible for complying with health & safety legislation and guidance, and to report any issues or breaches to the Estates Manager immediately.
 To maintain consistent working relationship with colleagues, supporting them in line with your role and responsibilities.
 To keep colleagues informed about aspects of your work and schedule which may affect the support you can give them.
 To develop your effectiveness by up-dating your knowledge and skills, seeking and taking account of constructive feedback on your performance, making effective use of the development opportunities made available to you.
 To identify and agree personal development objectives with your line manager.
 To be courteous to colleagues and provide a welcoming environment to visitors.

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