Accounts Payable Team Member (9 Months FTC)
Balfour Beatty
Newcastle upon Tyne, North East, UK
3d ago

About the role

Balfour Beatty has an exciting opportunity for an Accounts Payable Team Member (9 Months FTC) to join our Enabling Functions team to work in Newcastle Upon Tyne.

Role purpose

The Accounts Payable team provide financial, administrative and clerical support to the organisation. We contribute to ensuring sure our supply chain are paid to terms through processing, verifying and reconciling invoices received into the company.

What you'll be doing

As an Accounts Payable Team Member (9 Months FTC) , your main responsibilities are as follows :

  • Ensure suppliers adhere to paperless invoice submission;
  • Process any paper based invoice exceptions, ensuring compliance to processes and procedures;
  • Accurate processing of manual invoices, including appropriate coding and ensuring relevant approval received;
  • Accurate processing of three way match vendor invoices, matching vendor invoice to the goods receipt / purchase order;
  • Ensure that supplier accounts are paid in accordance with agreed terms;
  • Solve queries on mismatched invoices and orders in conjunction with procurement and business teams;
  • Reconcile supplier accounts and resolve any resulting queries & discrepancies which may arise with missing or held invoices;
  • Deal with e-mail queries from internal stakeholders and external suppliers;
  • Communicate within the team to resolve queries efficiently;
  • Engage positively with team meetings, huddles and wider business forums;
  • Support team members with workload during time of absence or high activity, to ensure business needs are met;
  • Maintain good knowledge of ERP and other systems;
  • Work within all sub teams within the Accounts Payable function as required.
  • Who we're looking for

    The following qualities and experience are essential :

  • Self-motivated with an aptitude to accept responsibility for own learning and development;
  • Organised with the ability to prioritise and multi task due to high volumes of work and tight deadlines;
  • Meticulous and accurate with impeccable attention to detail;
  • A confident communicator with a good telephone manner and able to build relationships with suppliers and stakeholders;
  • Ability to demonstrate a strong customer focus and a passion for quality service delivery;
  • Ability to work well within a team;
  • Flexible and able to adapt to working in different teams as required;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • The following qualities and experience are desirable :

  • Working towards T Level 2 or other professional exams e.g. CIMA, ACCA, ICM;
  • Experience of working within the Oracle ERP system.
  • Why work for us

    Day in, day out, our teams deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on.

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