Accounts Payable Assistant

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Location
Walsall
Specialism
Finance
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£21,000
Site Name
The Waterfront, Walsall
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Hours Per Week
37.5
Job Grade
Midcounties Career Framework Level 3

About the Role:

Your Coop are looking for an Accounts Payable Assistant to join our society. We’re a unique multi-sector group operating in Food, Childcare, Travel, Post Office, Healthcare and Utilities, meaning you will get a breadth of experience in a collaborative and fast-moving organisation. No two days will ever be the same! 

At Your Coop, you will be part of business that puts people at the heart of everything they do. What makes us different?
 
The money you help us make is returned to our members and communities. We are a cooperative which means we share a third of our profits to our members and invest a third in our community support initiatives. In a profit-driven world, we are the difference. 
 
We’re proud to be owned by our members, and we’d love to be owned by you. 
 

As an Accounts Payable Assistant, you will be responsible for:  
 
Ensure all supplier invoices are registered in the IFS Workflow system to agreed SLA’s. 
Ensure all invoice queries are resolved on a timely basis to ensure prompt payment to suppliers. 
Identify and reconcile key accounts by annual turnover on a monthly basis and use the reconciliations to reduce level of aged debt by identifying areas of concern and liaising with suppliers to resolve. 
Identify invoice coding issues and resolve timely. 
Be actively involved in system upgrades relating to the Purchase ledger, assisting in testing and training as required. 

About You:

To be a successful candidate for this role you will need: 

Good education standard - literate and numerate.
Excellent IT skills, demonstrated competence in office and Finance software packages. Intermediate level Excel 
Experience in a Finance department/role is desirable.
Experience in a similar role would be desirable.
 

Why Join Us?

You may be thinking what makes Your Coop unique? Why should I join? Here are three reasons why you should join the society! 

1. Community – We put our people at the heart of everything we do and are never afraid to offer a helping hand 
2. Culture – We have a flexible and unique working culture where everyone has the platform to voice how we can do better
3. Opportunity – We pride ourselves on the foundation that everyone should have the ability to grow and prosper

Joining us means you will be part of something amazing and it also means you will have access to lots of great benefits including:

10% Coop Discount (20% every payday weekend on food)  
Coop Exclusive Discounts (Who doesn’t love a discount) 
22 Days Annual Leave (Because we all need a break)
Hybrid Working (Making sure you achieve a work life balance)  
Access to the Electric Vehicle Scheme (Making the journey greener) 
Coop Society Membership (Because we want to know how we can do better)  
3 Days a Year for Volunteering Hours (Now more than ever we need to support one another)
GroceryAid Colleague Support (Because sometimes we all need a helping hand) 
Refer a Friend Reward Scheme (We want everyone to shout how a business should be run)
Training and Development Opportunities (Because everyone can be themselves)
Death in Service x2 Annual Salary (Incase the worst should happen) 

Apply now to begin Your Coop journey!

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