• Accountancy & Finance
  • Cheadle, Cheshire
  • Applications have closed.

NC Associates

AP Ledger Senior/ Cashbook and Expenses/Retail Sector/ Permanent Role/ Free On- Site Parking/ Competitive Salary/ SAP/ Excellent Benefits

I am working on a new opportunity that will be suitable for somebody with varied accounting experience and who has had exposure to the end to end AP process. Reporting directly to the Financial Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring all creditors are paid within agreed time frames. Applicants will ideally have retail sector experience.

Job Description:

  • Prepare cashbooks and process company expenses in a timely manner
  • Full processing of supplier invoices (stock and overheads) – Ensuring all invoices are matched to goods received notices and PO’s as required
  • Ensuring any invoices in query are put on hold and investigated accordingly – Review and pay when resolution is complete
  • Ensuring all invoices are sent to the accountant for final review and approved prior to payment
  • Prepare any debit notes and apply discounts as required
  • Set up new supplier accounts, ensuring accuracy of information and bank details – amend as required
  • Respond to and resolve all supplier queries via telephone and email
  • Support the sales ledger team as required with billing runs and cash allocation
  • Multiple bank reconciliations (GBP, USD, Euro)
  • Posting of reconciled receipts, payments and journals to the cashbook and general ledger
  • Ensure that all creditor payments are posted to relevant accounts
  • Raise and dispatch faster payments as required, once authorised
  • Weekly BACS payment run
  • Processing of all employee expense claims – checking, approving, recording and posting to bankline
  • Review accrual report for goods received, not invoiced with the management accountant
  • Submit 10 week cash forecast, monitor and update against actual payments as required
  • Regularly review invoices on hold
  • Supplier statement reconciliations – Ensure all approved invoices have been scanned on to the accounting system
  • Preparation, reconciliation and posting of monthly petty cash journal
  • Support the wider finance team as required


  • Previous experience within an end to end accounts payable role
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Problem solving ability
  • Excellent computerised system skills – SAP experience is HIGHLY advantageous, although not essential
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Larger business exposure is highly advantageous
  • Ability to work to strict time frames within a fast-paced environment

If you match the profile above, can travel to Cheadle and can ideally start on a reduced notice period- I am very keen to speak with you. Please submit your CV for immediate consideration.