Accounts Payable Clerk

Job Reference: 887164

Bury St. Edmunds

£24,000 - £27,000 per annum

Hybrid Working

MacKenzie King are excited to be recruiting an Accounts Payable Clerk for a global business based in Bury St Edmunds. This close knit and supportive business are looking to welcome in a new member of the team to bolster their accounts payable function and play a part in the larger finance team. The right Accounts Playable Clerk candidate will be someone who works well as part of a team and is able to use their own initiative to manage the ledger successfully. Previous experience in an Accounts Payable Clerk role is essential although training will be given to ensure the right candidate is properly supported in starting their role. In return the business will provide an extensive range of benefits to the Accounts Payable Clerk including annual bonuses, private medical care and help to achieve a healthy work/life balance.

Key tasks and responsibilities

  • Managing the supplier database, maintaining accurate records of payment terms and banking information.
  • Following procedures to verify the authenticity of advised changes to supplier banking information.
  • Supporting the AP Controller with the operation of the Kofax system and validation of invoices passing to OnBase.
  • Timely logging of all invoices to ensure our liabilities are recorded at the earliest opportunity.
  • Timely redistribution of allocated non-stock supplier invoices.
  • Ensuring all invoice queries are tracked and concluded swiftly to minimise any instances of late payment.
  • Taking primary responsibility for the raising of non-stock purchase orders and ensuring these have been approved in accordance with company procedure.
  • Taking part in the generation and processing of weekly/monthly supplier payments – ACH, SEPA, Wires and manual payments.
  • Preparation, review and payment of quarterly sales commissions.
  • Provide absence cover for month end reporting.
  • Support the wider Finance team with adhoc business projects and administrative duties, as required.

Qualifications and experience

• Prior experience of all aspects of Accounts Payable, preferably 4+ years’ experience.
• Intermediate excel skills as a minimum.
• Experience of using and extracting data from financial accounting systems.
• Previous experience of using a business ERP system is advantageous.
• Experience of raising multi-currency payments preferable
• Excellent organisation and time management skills.
• Thorough and logical approach to tasks.
• High attention to detail and pride in quality of work.
• Cooperative and supportive team player.
• Ability to work independently and under their own initiative when required.
• Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
• Flexible approach to working hours, as required, to deliver against priorities.


  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Opportunity to purchase additional holiday
  • Discretionary annual bonus
  • BUPA medical and dental schemes
  • Pension scheme with 9% employer contribution
  • Life assurance
  • Group income protection
  • SAYE earn schemes and free shares.
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Ben Dotesio-Eyers

"This is a fantastic opportunity to join a truly modern and supportive business where a candidate can flourish and feel a part of a close nit team"

Ben Dotesio-Eyers

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