Accounts Payable Clerk (Entry Level Opportunity)

  • Canonical
  • Office Based - London, UK
  • 22 Dec, 2022

Job Description

We have two exciting entry level opportunities for Accounts Payable Clerks to join our growing London based team.

In the role, you will be responsible for ensuring accuracy of the A/P ledgers, process supplier invoices in a timely and accurate manner, prepare supplier payments, deal with queries effectively and efficiently, and maintain compliance with processes and procedures. 

This position will provide ample opportunity for career development within our Finance function together with offering you support for continuing education and the pursuit of professional Accounting certifications.

This role is office-based out of London, and will report directly to our Global Controller who is also London based.

Key responsibilities

  • Accuracy of the A/P ledgers
  • Manage vendor data (names, addresses, etc.), validate and get approval for new accounts, and maintain audit record of vendor data changes and approvals
  • Processing of supplier invoices in a timely and accurate manner, including entry of invoices into accounting systems and maintenance of files in a tidy and organised manner
  • Preparation of supplier payments in line with the payments timetable and presented for approval in a clear and organised format
  • Identified payments properly withheld, monitored and released when approval given
  • Help with month end processes: prepayments, accruals, bank reconciliations and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Resolve questions/issues in an organised and controlled manner, escalating when appropriate in a timely manner
  • Maintain compliance with processes and procedures, recommend corrective action when identified and maintain suitable records to demonstrate compliance

Required skills and experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance, with a 2:1 or above
  • Good spreadsheet skills, including pivots, look ups etc.
  • Excellent attention to detail, with great organisation skills and the ability to meet deadlines
  • Great communication skills that you will use when connecting with our vendors
  • Some experience using a major accounting system advantageous
  • A passion for the world of Finance with ambition to progress your career

What Canonical offers:

  • Personal learning and development budget 
  • Annual compensation review
  • Recognition rewards
  • Annual leave
  • Priority Pass for International travel

Canonical is a growing international software company that works with the open-source community to deliver Ubuntu, the world’s best free software platform. Our services help businesses worldwide reduce costs, improve efficiency and enhance security with Ubuntu.

We are proud to foster a workplace free from discrimination. Diversity of experience, perspectives, and background create a better work environment and better products. Whatever your identity we will give your application fair consideration.