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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.

PURPOSE:

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.

MAIN DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

 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

GENERAL:

 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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