Accounts Payable Administrator Job In Warwick

Accounts Payable Administrator


  • £13 - £15 per hour
  • Posted: 03/02/2020
  • Warwick
  • Job Ref: 149100312
  • Temporary

Job Details

A fantastic opportunity is available for an Accounts Payable Administrator to work within the Finance Procurement team for one of the UK's leading Utility companies, National Grid. The role will be working at modern, award winning and state of the art offices within Warwick.

We are looking for an individual to join our highly effective fast paced team who show commitment and dedication to providing an excellent service to customers as well as being tenacious and methodical at all times.

Job Purpose

The successful candidate is required to assist the Finance Procurement team with all aspects of Accounts Payable processes to include the following;

Resolve and assist all escalated complex queries
Maintain business process expertise
Obtain business approvals as per process requirements where necessary
Assist with identification of process break points via root cause analysis, perform deep dive analysis and track and monitor through to resolution account payments
Identify & support process improvements
Understand and obtain process requirements for the wider team
Assist with deep dive analysis into any identified process breakpoints as per PTP Transactions Manager work allocation
Provide necessary actions required to resolve relevant issues to the Service Provider, Global Procurement & the Lines of Business
Monitor and track progress and escalate to the Transactions Manager where necessary
Assist with Identification of end to end process improvement recommendations
Support process improvements within the PTP retained organisation and provide updates to the PTP Accounts Payables Manager


Experience Required

A good, working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Outlook, SharePoint, Word and Excel skills (data interpretation, manipulation and pivot tables are essential within Microsoft Excel)
Experience of working within a previous financial environment or similar relevant work history is essential (i.e. SAP systems, journaling, accrual management, invoice validation, Coupa systems, purchase orders)
Cooper system experience would be an advantage
AP relevant SAP expertise preferred
Logical thinking with the ability to resolve problems quickly and effectively using your own initiative
Data input skills (speed and accuracy)
Good time management & prioritisation skills
An excellent communicator, able to work and adapt with different stakeholders
Self-motivating, able to work alone and within a team
Logical thinking with the ability to resolve problems quickly and effectively using your own initiative

Please note that there is no parking available on-site, however there is a free shuttle bus service provided from Leamington train station car park to the site. There are also public car parks in the local area for use in order to then walk into site.

Why Pertemps?

We've been helping people find the right jobs and helping employers find the right people since 1961.

The reason we've been so successful is simple: we make sure we know our business inside out. Permanent, temporary, or contract positions, private or public sector, we do our utmost to find the right people for the right jobs. Our commitment has allowed us to build an impressive client list, from major organisations to small businesses, that trust us to find them the very best people.

If you're looking for a job, we have the experience, advice and contacts you need. With over 100 branches throughout the UK, we're never far away.

Please note that it is a mandatory requirement to complete a basic Disclosure Scotland background screening check to be considered for any work assignment at National Grid. Additional pre-employment checks are also required to be carried out.