Heyland Recruitment
Chester: 01244 335115
Warrington: 01925 425952

Accounts Payable Assistant


Reference: EE/0062

Type: Permanent

I am currently recruiting a fantastic opportunity to join a globally recognised business in Wrexham. There is a need to bring on an Accounts Payable Assistantto my clients well established finance team, the successful candidate who will report into the Accounts Payable Manager should be on a minimal to no notice period.


Key Roles and Responsibilities


  • Scan invoices and data onto relevant data capture system used for invoice data and approvals
  • Verifying scanned invoices for accuracy
  • Enter and match invoices to purchase orders according to defined procedures and targets
  • Enter invoices without purchase orders according to defined procedures and targets
  • Deal with telephone & e-mail queries and enquiries
  • Open and sort post as well as file invoices processed
  • Reconcile supplier statements and resolve resulting queries & discrepancies
  • Verify and escalate invoices awaiting goods received notes and authorisation
  • Data input for Key Performance Indicators relating to invoice processing
  • Execute payment runs
  • Undertake problem-solving in areas relevant to primary duties
  • Follow and encourage others with the business to follow set procedures and processes.
  • Process daily expense claims
  • Dealing with phone and email queries



Key Skills and Attributes


  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong problem solving
  • The ideal candidate will have a strong Accounts Payable understanding, Customer service experience and good problem solving. Alternatively as a minimum - Finance Graduate (grade 2:1 or higher) / relevant experience within a Purchase Ledger role
  • Competent with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Good time keeping and able to work in a fast paced environment




The successful candidate will be entitled to the companies desirable benefits package

  • Very attractive salary
  • Holidays = 25 days + 8 statutory Bank Holidays
  • Pension = 10% employer contribution min 5% employee contribution
  • Death In Service (4 times salary regardless of whether in pension)
  • Private Health Insurance (if you can no longer work through ill health)
  • AXA Health insurance (single cover) - Private Medical Insurance, can add partner/family an pay through payroll
  • Subsidised Restaurants
  • Paid 30 mins. lunch break
  • General Working Hours – 08:30 - 16:00 (35 hour working week)
  • Employee Assistance Programme (free confidential help line for any issue) – also includes up to 5 face to face counselling sessions
  • Cycle to work


If you feel you have the necessary skills stated then please apply to be considered for the shortlist.


Type: Permanent, Full time

Location: Wrexham