8870 - Accounts Payable Analyst - Virtual, Telford - UK

ENG, United Kingdom    |     Finance/Banking/Insurance   |   Full-time
Job Reference: 8870 - Posted 22-Sep-2022
This role is responsible for facilitating financial activities for a particular customer or customers, using e-procurement tools, and managing relationships between the customer and the approved vendors. 

The AP Analyst will work with various members of the business to ensure all invoicing and financial requirements are met, working to create a smooth, accurate and timely payment process for all suppliers.  

Individuals in this position will be expected to recommend changes to the management of existing processes where efficiencies can be gained without negatively impacting suppliers or customers.

The successful candidate should be able to be onsite at our Telford office at least once a week and eligible to work in the UK. 

Major Duties and Responsibilities
  • Manage payment runs communicated to the department, either via CWO reporting, manual tracker review or through requests from authorized Kelly Management.
  • Utilize data analysis techniques to ensure the accuracy of data.
  • Proactively monitors technologies to identify potential errors before payment generation, and makes adjustments immediately.
  • Implement internal controls when risks are identified.
  • Striving to achieve contracted payment days following receipt of customer payment.
  • Assure that customers, employees, and Service Administration follow established processes and review/update process as required. Additionally, participate in system development for the improvement of account servicing.
  • Escalate when controls fail & if there are ill practices within the process to management.
  • Manage process by facilitating communication between the field, customers, and internal stakeholders to ensure accuracy of reported revenue and expenses.
  • Document Work Instructions and process flows and provides training and support to the supported OCG/Finance department

  • University Degree In any of these fields of study: Business, Math, Billing, and Payroll

  • Computer literate and knowledge of E-Tools.
  • Data entry ability
  • Problem analysis - Takes initiative to act on his/her own with minimal guidance, but also knows to ask for help. Able to define action steps with measurable results.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills - expresses ideas, facts, or thoughts in a logical manner.
  • Good organizational skills, ability to multitask, and work in a team environment.
  • Good attention to detail and the ability to apply logic and reasoning as appropriate.
  • Proven knowledge of finance principles including accounts payable and receivable
  • European Language desirable - Dutch, German, French, Italian, Spanish & Nordics.
  • Analytical ability-research and resolve issues using data o work under pressure and to deadlines

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