Graduate Accounts Payable Specialist

27000.00 - 30000.00 GBP Annual + benefits
04 Jun 2021
02 Jul 2021
Start Date
Excellent accounting opportunity for a Graduate with previous practical accounting exposure either via a university placement year or just post graduation. Focus is initially on Accounts Payable but the role offers scope to develop. FinTech/ Banking sector in London.

Client Details

Fast growing FinTech / Banking business in London.


Working in a small finance team, your role will be pivotal and as well as taking ownership of the Accounts Payable function, you will ultimately contribute towards the financial and reporting integrity of the business.

Reporting to the CFO, your responsibilities will include:

running the AP process for UK and EMEA region, supported by the local Accounting Managers and a Finance Specialist

Monitoring physical mail and email inboxes for invoices, statements and other supplier correspondence plus internal queries, approvals, expense claims and debit card reports

Ensuring a high level of responsiveness with respect to all correspondence, email or otherwise

Promptly and accurately with respect to Accounting period and date, value and currency, Tax and VAT accounting, General ledger account and departmental coding

Seeking timely review and approval from invoices, expense claims and debit card reports

Accurate posting and allocation of AP-related payments, credit notes and discounts

Preparing payment-runs and monitor invoice approvals

Review ageing of due-date to propose payment in relevant scheduled payment-runs.

Provide payment-run document pack with commentary, to Accounting Managers for review.

Resolve any proposed payment issues and upload payment run files to payment systems.

Alongside other ad-hoc tasks and new responsibilities that will be crucial to the development of the role as the business expandsProfile

A Graduate in Accounting / Finance or similar subject with either a placement year in accounting function or some experience post graduation.

Understanding of Accounts Payable (start to finish) and Payments.

Excellent attitude to building a career in accounting and finance within a fast growing FinTech / Banking business.

Open to taking on further responsibility over time.

Flexible and adaptable to change in growing entrepreneurial business

Job Offer

Competitive salary and benefits package and potential for study support for an accounting qualification.

Career path in a growing and exciting FinTech business

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