Accounts Payable Clerk - 6 months Fixed Term


Job Details


Head Office Willenhall

Contract Type

Fixed Term

Working Pattern

Full Time

Closing Date

30/03/2019 12:00

About the role

We are looking for an Accounts Payable Clerk (6 months Fixed Term Contract) to be ensure prompt processing of invoices, payment terms adhered to and queries resolved as they arise.

As an Accounts Payable Clerk you will be responsible for:

  • Reconciling invoices to booking in sheets, liaising with Stock Control to resolve short deliveries and the Trading Team to resolve price discrepancies.
  • A good working knowledge of EDI processes.
  • Nominal coding and processing of approx 2000 per month onto the Accounts Payable system.
  • Completion of a weekly BACs payment run ensuring invoices are paid within the agreed terms.
  • Issuing debit notes where required and following them through to resolution.
  • Monthly supplier statement reconciliations to be completed with any issues arising to be addressed and resolved in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that any correspondence relating to overdue accounts is actioned and resolved on the day of receipt.
  • Maintain close working relationships with suppliers and internal departments
  • Working to daily, weekly and monthly KPI’s

What we are looking for

  • Previous experience in a fast pace Accounts Payable department essential
  • A detailed understanding of Accounts Payable processes and controls.
  • A good working knowledge of stock procedures and reporting
  • Good standard of excel knowledge essential
  • Ability to work within a team an on an individual basis

You will also demonstrate:

  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Good verbal and numerical skills
  • IT literate
  • Workload Planning
  • Able to work to strict deadlines and targets
  • Adaptable to change
  • Flexible approach to work within the department

About us

Poundland is the biggest single price discount retailer in Europe, providing our customers with amazing value since 1990.

Poundland have nearly 900 stores, operate across 3 countries and serve 7 million customers a week in our stores. Our retailing concept is simple: offering a wide range of branded and own label products at amazing everyday value.

We’re looking for a hands on and customer focused Store Manager like you to join our Poundland family.