Accounts Payable Analyst - Hull

All - Finance
Ref: 1065 Date Posted: Wednesday 16 Dec 2020
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ACCOUNTS PAYABLE ANALYST - Competitive Salary and Benefits


INEOS Acetyls Europe sits within the INEOS Acetyls division, which is part of the global chemical company, INEOS. Based at Saltend Chemicals Park, Hull, East Yorkshire, this business unit is home to some of petrochemicals most innovative and cutting-edge operations, with two world-scale acetyls plants, which are the largest producers of acetic acid in Europe. The whole chain of chemicals production is managed in Hull, from research to manufacturing, logistics and sales.

Job Purpose

This role is responsible for the accounts payable process including employee expenses and month-end tasks. You will have had experience within a pure accounts payable role and will be looking to actively participate in a fast paced, highly motivated, top performing Finance team and have had prior exposure to monthly and year end processes.

Job Requirements

  • Manage invoice flow ensuring all invoices and credit notes are processed promptly, accurately within SAP AP Workflow and in accordance with the Delegation of Authority
  • Ensure invoices are routed to the appropriate department, assigning the correct cost centre, WBS elements and GL account in accordance with Company policy
  • Manage reimbursement of business expenses via Business Expense System and SAP for all employees
  • Ensure fast close timetable deadlines are met efficiently and effectively
  • Working with Procurement team, maintain vendor master data in SAP with approved authorisation
  • Review open purchase orders to ensure balances are current and payable, resolve any aged balances
  • Prepare payment proposals to ensure all creditors are paid while maximising available credit terms. Review report on unpaid overdue invoices requiring action and support resolution. Escalate issue resolution in accordance with the Division escalation matrix
  • Complete monthly accruals for the accounts payable close
  • Balance Sheet Assurance for accounts payables/ Reconcile relevant balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis

Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills

  • Candidate should hold 5+years practical experience in a multi-disciplinary accounting team,
  • Solid understanding of basic bookkeeping and accounts payable principles
  • Experience working with SAP AP Workflow
  • Highly numerate with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Confident user of MS Excel with hands on experience with spreadsheets
  • Able to manage ad hoc project support work alongside day to day accounts payable processes and deadlines
  • Effective communicator, written and verbal, with good negotiation skills
  • Strong organisational skills with a flexible approach
  • Able to demonstrate extensive customer service experience, together with business partnering
  • Keen to drive innovation and seeking to improve processes where appropriate
  • AAT qualifications or equivalent
  • Desirable University degree level education but not essential

Interested?  Please apply and upload your CV