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

NC Associates

Accounts Payable/ 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 – Ideally within the retail sector. Reporting directly to the Financial Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring all creditors are paid within agreed time frames.

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 a varied accounting role
  • Previous accounts payable exposure
  • Retail sector/ stock exposure HIGHLY advantageous
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Previous retail sector accounts experience is highly advantageous
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Problem solving ability
  • Excellent computerised system skills – SAP experience is HIGHLY advantageous, although not essential
  • Larger business exposure is highly advantageous
  • Ability to work to strict time frames within a fast paced environment
  • Ideally able to start on a reduced notice period to allow for a full handover

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.