Accounts Payable Assistant

Adventure Travel is looking for an Accounts Payable Assistant to join our dynamic team at our Head Office in Cardiff.
The successful candidate will work with the wider accounts team ensuring an efficient and accurate response to all types of purchase ledger queries. You will also help support the Finance department with its high volume of accounting tasks to enable the team to run efficiently.
If you are a financial professional looking for a role where you can grow and develop? This role could be for you. This could be an excellent opportunity for a candidate who is keen on increasing their skills gained during A level, degree or AAT.
  • Maintain purchase ledger and pay suppliers
  • Raising queries and liaising with suppliers if invoices need to be corrected.
  • Processing all supplier invoices accurately and on time after reviewing them
  • Ensure the accurate and timely recording, coding, checking and payment of invoices in line with company procedures and guidelines.
  • To reconcile supplier statements, ensure that any discrepancies are investigated and deal with supplier queries.
  • Assist with reconciliation of 3rd party invoices.
  • Raising queries and liaising with suppliers if invoices need to be corrected.
  • Assist credit control function in maintaining aged debts and proactively monitor invoice collections.
  • Prepare and send customer statements every month
  • Chase any missing purchase orders and make sure they are all valid
  • Verify supplier accounts are accurate and up to date.
  • Ensure internal audit requirements are met and full supporting documents are provided.
  • Carry out any other designated duties, as directed by the Head of Finance.
  • Cash handling
  • Answering the telephone / general office duties
Suitable Candidate:
  • Proven experience working in a Purchase Ledger / Accounts Payable / Accounts Assistant type role
  • Experience processing high volumes of invoices.
  • Excellent data entry skills, with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Strong attention to detail, ability to work on own initiative, and work as part of a team with a common goal.
  • A good level of computer literacy
  • Good communication - written and oral skills.
What we can offer you:
  • Job security - We are part of Comfort Delgro, an international transport company.
  • Competitive Salary - Up to £22,000 per year
  • Free travel - On any of our bus routes for you and at least one member of your family or a friend.
  • Company pension – Auto-enrolment pension scheme with a leading provider.
  • Regular income - Weekly pay, paid by bank transfer and digital payslips
  • Training - We will give you all the training you need for your role and can help you with your AAT studies.
  • Career Development - You can look to move into other areas of the business or grow within the accounts team.
Closing Date 17th March 2023 first stage interviews are being held on 24th March 2023.
For help completing the application or for an informal conversation about the role please contact –Lauryn Tunnell – at 02920 442040 (ex 6)
As an equal opportunities employer, we value diversity. We welcome and encourage applications from underrepresented individuals. No job applicant, employee or service user will be treated less favourably on the grounds of age, disability, gender identity/reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, (including same-sex couples), race, religion, belief or non-belief, sex, sexual orientation and the Welsh Language.