Accounts Payable Assistant Job at Pinsent Masons – in Birmingham

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced finance administrator or assistant to join our team as an Accounts Payable Assistant in our Birmingham office on an 18 month fixed term contract.

Working as part of the Accounts and Compliance Team assisting the Accounts Payable Manager. Key elements of the role including maintenance of supplier accounts, gaining authorisation, recording and processing supplier invoices, dealing with supplier and internal client queries, and assisting the finance team with ad hoc duties.

Main duties and responsibilities

Ensuring all invoices are promptly logged on receipt and duly authorised prior to processing

Ensuring compliance with VAT regulations

Correct allocation of expenses to budget holders

Input of all invoices with particular attention being given to narratives (for analysis and reporting purposes)

Maintenance of all static data (supplier addresses, payment terms, etc.)

Liaison with suppliers

Reconciliation of supplier statements and monthly reconciliations.

Filing and archiving of all nominal invoices

Post disbursement costs onto the sales ledger (e.g. searches, copying, faxes etc.)

Ad hoc duties as required

Ensuring that all Fee Notes are billed promptly

Dealing with Pending VAT, ensuring receipted fee notes are received and that VAT is claimed correctly each quarter

Candidate Overview

If you are the right candidate for us, you will have bookkeeping knowledge as well as experience in dealing with volumes of transaction processing. You will be IT literate with knowledge of Excel and have great attention to detail.

What can we offer you?

Agile working i.e. the opportunity to work from home, subject to diary commitments;

25 days’ annual leave entitlement and the opportunity to purchase or roll over 5 days;

Contributory pension of up to 5%;

Private healthcare;

Death in service cover (4 x base salary);

Eligibility to apply for an interest free season ticket loan, an interest free gym membership loan and/or an interest free rental deposit loan;

Cycle to work scheme;

We envisage this role being full time, however, we are open to considering flexible working arrangements.

For any queries or for a copy of the full job description, please contact our in-house recruiter, Bhavika Upton. Please note we only accept CVs that are logged on the Recruitment portal.


Primary Location: GB-GB-Birmingham

Work Locations: Birmingham – 19 Cornwall Street 19 Cornwall Street Birmingham B3 2FF

Job: Business Operations

Organisation: Finance

Job Posting: 22-Jul-21, 8:09:52 AM

About Company

Company: Pinsent Masons –

Company Location:  Birmingham

Job Category: Engineering Jobs, Mechnical Jobs, Electrical Jobs

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