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Accounts Payable Analyst

Permanent  for Hays in Hounslow

My client a highly successful media company is recruiting for an interim (3 month contract) Senior Accounts Payable Analyst to join their team. Having experienced some recent changes this role will involve working on a new process and system implementation project. Reporting directly into the Financial Accountant this role will play a key role in ensuring a smooth transition. The key accountabilities in this role include implementing new processes in order to ensure that good controls are maintained and acting as the point of contact between the shared service centre (SSC) and managers across the business. This role offers the opportunity to take ownership and initiative on the project; proposing new processes, documenting controls, agreeing approval limits with the business, testing of system functionality and processes. In addition this person will be responsible for managing the invoices in-box (by e-mail and by post), dealing with the on-site approvals and coding of invoices prior to sending to the shared service centre (SSC) for processing. Assist with training staff on the proper use of the PO system.This position requires a highly organised individual with strong time management skills to manage workload across multiple projects and deadlines. It is essential candidates have excellent oral and written communication skills to present findings/results to Managers at all levels across the business. This role requires a process driven and self-motivated candidate with an adaptable and positive approach.To be considered for this role you must demonstrate proven experience of systems implementations, review of controls and processes. In addition candidates require intermediate Excel skills with strong numerate ability. Candidates with experience using a Purchase Ordering system - preferably JD Edwards is advantageous.

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Job added on 17-10-2014