Job title: Accounts Payable Analyst
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Location: Belfast County Antrim
Job published: 25-11-2021
Job ID: 39095
Contact name: Laura McFarlane
Phone number: +447458160119
Contact email:

Job Description

A Accounts Payable Analyst is available within a global law firm based in Belfast City Centre.  A company with an excellent reputation in the marketplace this is a fantastic opportunity for someone to join this exceptional team.

The Accounts Payable Analyst will be primarily responsible for the Accounts Payable processes including obtaining approvals for and paying invoices.

Top 3 Things to Know About this Job:

  1. Competitive Salary
  2. Fantastic Belfast based location
  3. Successful, and expanding, organisation

The Role:

  • Validate and process external vendor invoices and expense report reimbursements in SAP
  • Facilitate invoice authorization/approval using Firm systems
  • Facilitate electronic and manual (check) payments to vendors within SAP and coordinate bank payment releases with In-Market Business Partners
  • Facilitate P.O. exceptions process and coordinate resolution
  • Conduct a periodic review of the invoices blocked for payment and facilitate their release according to agreed payment terms
  • Participate in the Accounts Payable end-to-end process to ensure timely and accurate vendor payments in-line with agreed payment terms and within the agreed upon Service Level Agreement (SLA) 
  • Perform monthly review and reconciliation of Advances, Deposits and Accounts Payable accounts
  • Prepare and generate reports as necessary
  • Coordinate with different stakeholders and clients (Q2C, R2R, In-Market Finance staff, etc.) to resolve incidents and ensure business requirements are being met
  • Provide feedback on any observed opportunities for improvement to Supervisors throughout the entire AP process
  • Any other tasks that may be deemed necessary to fulfil our commitment with the client

The Person:

  • Extensive experience in accounts payable, purchasing or a related role or a graduate of any business-related course preferably Accounting or Finance
  • Experience in handling accounts payable /accounting for a Process Outsourcing Firm or a Shared Service Centre, a significant advantage
  • SAP experience an advantage
  • Solid communication skills (verbal and written)Verbal and written proficiency in English
  • Proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
  • Team player attitude
  • High attention to detail and has keen organizational skills
  • Ability to make effective, accurate decisions and judgment calls
  • Effective time and task management essential to meet deadlines

The Rewards:

  • Permanent role
  • Competitive salary
  • Excellent benefits package

Next Steps

For further information, and to apply for this Accounts Payable Analyst job, please contact Laura McFarlane.  Visit our website for a full list of Accountancy & Finance opportunities.

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