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Payments Assistant

Sunderland, Tyne And Wear
Job Type
7 Sep 2022

Payments Assistant




ASAP Start

Sellick Partnership are currently assisting in the recruitment of a Payments Assistant to join a large housing association in Sunderland.

The overall purpose of the Payments Assistant will be to input and match invoices to allow for timely and effective payments to suppliers. The Payments Assistant will deal with day to day enquiries to ensure uninterrupted supply from suppliers.

Responsibilities of the Payments Assistant will include:

  • Receive, check and input/scan purchase invoices and credit notes to the finance system and liaise with suppliers and staff to ensure the prompt and efficient payment of invoices
  • Match approved invoices against Goods Received
  • Reconcile supplier statements, obtaining copy invoices where required and follow up any queries on a timely basis
  • Open, prioritise and action the incoming post on a daily basis ensuring agreed procedures and deadlines are met
  • Deal with disputed invoices, internal and external enquiries and complaints on a timely basis
  • Assist in the achievement of targets for payment of invoices within agreed procedures

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be computer literate with an awareness of financial and accounting procedures
  • Analyse and interpret large volumes of data at speed and with accuracy to achieve outcomes by required deadlines often under pressure
  • Work within a team and independently
  • Have experience with purchase ledger systems

We encourage interested applicants to apply immediately to be considered for short listing. Alternatively, should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying please contact Ellie Turner in our Newcastle office for a confidential discussion

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  • Job Reference: 706417494-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Sellick Partnership
    Sellick Partnership
  • Location: Sunderland, Tyne And Wear
  • Salary: £20,000
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent