AECOM Accounts Payable Clerk in St Albans, United Kingdom
Business Line Support/Cross Services
Position Title Accounts Payable Clerk
United Kingdom - Hertfordshire
AECOM are one of the world’s leading consultancies. To be the best in the industry, we hire the best. Year after year our company is expanding in more ways than one, which means possibilities for you to thrive and grow.
At AECOM we want to support you and your career development with the opportunity to develop your skills and knowledge, and challenge you to reach your potential. We value your commitment to us and work hard to ensure you achieve your career goals. Opportunities aren’t limited to a wide spectrum of projects, and to travel in and out of the UK.
We are currently recruiting for
Accounts Payable Clerks to join this fast paced and busy team - in our centrally located and multi-disciplinary finance team in
Staff morale is important to us, so as well as providing you with the opportunity to work on some iconic projects and supporting your career, we also think that the day to day stuff is important too.
Our state of the art offices are open plan for that real team feel. They are filled with all the tools and equipment to assist you to do your job to the best of your ability. We have onsite free hot drink facilities on each floor as well as weekly fresh fruit boxes delivered to each floor. Each of our offices has a social team to encourage a good work /life balance with your co-workers.
Within the role you will have the following responsibilities:
Disbursements - Manage effectively all aspects of outgoing cash for the European Geography.
Weekly supplier and employee expense payment runs.
One off payments and foreign payments from payment processing to reconciliation.
Ledger Management – Daily control of supplier ledger accounts ensuring accuracy of balances through regular supplier statement reconciliations.
Debit balance reviews and appropriate payment categorisation.
Internal / External Vendor Relationship Management – Respond and manage day to day communication with internal and external vendors ensuring timely resolution to queries including management of the Markview Queues.
Undertake scanning activities as part of continuity planning on an adhoc basis.
Process Improvement – Initiate process improvement and quality reviews with a primary aim being improve cash flow and best practice.
AP Queries –effectively mediate with Internal and External client vendors with regards to queries and extended payment term issues, including petty cash management and reconciliation.
SOX – Ensure compliance with SOX Internal Controls regime including periodic self-testing.
Establish Service Level Agreements with Internal clients and adherence to deadlines including KPI metrics reporting.
To be successful in this role we would like to hear from candidates with the following;
Computer literate with experience of relevant Office programmes such as word and excel.
Experience in Finance and Purchase to Pay process matters.
Experience of Oracle systems preferred but not necessary.
Familiarity with PO systems desirable but not essential.
Must be flexible and adapt to change.
Good communication skills and polite telephone manner.
Good attention to detail and organisational skills.
Educated to GCSE level or equivalent as a minimum with Maths and English at Grade C or above
Due to the global nature of the role, bilingual ability is advantageous.
What We Offer
AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.
Job Category Finance and Accounting
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 179895BR
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.