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Accounts Payable Assistant - Glasgow

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Accounts Payable Assistant to make a significant contribution to the growth of this award–winning, international technology manufacturing business.
Reporting to the Group Accounts Payable and Expense Manager, you will be a highly organised individual, with experience of working within a fast-paced Accounts Payable role. Working collaboratively with all areas of the business and developing good relationships with colleagues and suppliers, will be key to success in this role.
Key Duties:
  • Preparing payments for UK and overseas offices
  • Coding, matching, registering and processing invoices
  • Preparing monthly supplier payment run and posting payments within SAP
  • Reconciling supplier statements and resolving supplier queries
  • Maintenance of creditors ledger
  • Resolution of outstanding GRNI items
  • Maintenance and direct involvement in consignment stock management process.
  • Assisting the wider Finance team with Accounts Payable related queries and concerns
  • Be proactive in anticipating developments and identify accounts and issues that will require special attention / procedures
  • Handle disputed accounts and negotiate to bring supplier payment into line with agreed terms
  • Undertake complex reconciliations when required to agree balances due to suppliers.
You will possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and will provide exemplary customer service at every opportunity. Other key skills include:
  • Strong time management and organisational skills.
  • Experience of working with an integrated ERP system, such as SAP would be beneficial
  • Proficiency in the use of MS Office, particularly Excel
  • A thorough understanding of the AP finance process including reconciliations
  • Experience of processing international invoices in various currency
  • Strong problem-solving skills, with the tenacity to resolve issues swiftly.
At Peak, we recruit individuals who fit our culture and values. The atmosphere is fun, friendly but with a high degree of professionalism and a non- corporate feel.  We respect our colleagues, customers and suppliers and we offer freedom to act, to challenge the status quo and take responsibility.
Peak Scientific is a global market leader in the design, manufacture and servicing of instrument gas generators for analytical laboratories. With over a decade of sustained high growth and an international footprint of 490 staff across 20 countries, Peak is one of Scotland’s fastest growing manufacturing businesses; a status recognised recently with the accolade of being one of only two companies in the UK to be awarded two Queens Awards for Enterprise in 2016, one of which was for our service offering.
If you have what it takes to be part of Peak, make the move today and click APPLY!
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