Accounts Payable Clerk

An exciting opportunity has become available for an Accounts Payable Clerk in our Finance Department in Edinburgh


A vacancy has arisen for an Accounts Payable Clerk to provide administrative and technical support in the Finance Department to ensure that the firm’s accounts payable function is accurate and efficient and all invoices are processed accurately and on time.

The role focuses on two key areas – purchase ledger and standard financial processes.  Main duties include:

 Accounts Payable

  • Support Accounts Payable Supervisor in controlling Accounts Payable mailbox
  • Ensure compliance with the firm’s procedures for processing, allocation and payment of invoices, expense claims and credit card payments
  • Ensure accuracy and completeness of supplier information
  • Process and file supplier invoices accurately and promptly onto the firm’s Accounts Payable System
  • Liaise with fee earners regarding queries
  • Reconcile supplier statements to Aderant.
  • Ensure that information added to the system can be sensibly used by those rendering bills
  • Process credit notes
  • Deal with supplier queries including setting up new suppliers, queries re payment of invoices and confirming bank account details
  • Produce payment runs
  • Monthly reconciliation of purchase ledger control account with the GL
  • Ensuring tasks move through the workflow in a timely manner and chasing where applicable (credit cards, incompletes, unassigned)
  • Review of aged unpaid invoices
  • Procession bank charges, direct debits and standing order payments
  • Process employee expense claim forms
  • Reconcile employee credit card

What you will need to succeed

  • Previous Accounts Payable experience is desirable
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to liaise and work well with all staff and Partners
  • Be highly professional with a drive for high standards
  • Work with enthusiasm and commitment to the team and Anderson Strathern, with a genuine desire to develop a career within a professional office.
  • A flexible, positive, “can do” attitude to provide timely responses to all work requests

Anderson Strathern are an equal opportunities employer.  Our policy is to recruit, develop, nurture and retain a diverse workforce following the guidelines of the Equality Act 2010.

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