Accounts Payable Clerk- Temporary 12 months

  • by Work Advisor
  • Location Preston, Lancashire, UK
  • Salary £15,000 / year
  • 189 days ago
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Job Description:

Gold Medal Travel is an award winning tour operator and airline consolidator, based on Preston Docks. Owned by dnata Travel, part of the Emirates Group we sell worldwide travel via our travel agent partners to hundreds of destinations throughout the world. Our products include scheduled flights on many leading airlines, hotel accommodation, car rental, transfers, sightseeing, theme park passes and travel insurance.

We are now recruiting an Accounts Payable Clerk.  You will process suppliers charges correctly and pay within the agreed credit terms.

Key Tasks:

  • Ensure all Suppliers invoices are processed and matched accurately to the relevant ledger currency account. 
  • Supplier payments are processed within the required deadlines to ensure GM does not incur extra charges and passengers aren’t adversely affected. 
  • Preparing payments which will included multiple multi-currency runs via BACS/WIRE/CREDIT CARD
  • Responsible for ensuring Supplier Statement Reconciliations are completed
  • Full investigation of any suppliers discrepancies on invoices
  • Open communication with Supplier and other departments of GMT in relation to any discrepancy. 
  • Ensuring suppliers and internal contacts are chased regularly for resolution to invoice queries.
  • Identify losses to GMT and record to the loss form
  • Ensure open communication with other departments within the business to aid in problem resolution.
  • Develop relationship and liaise effectively direct with supplier, product and Data Control.
  • Manage relationships with both internal and external audit.
  • Work as part of a team and assist other team members when required

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Competent user of Sage and Microsoft programme
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Customer focussed
  • Numerate
  • Attention to detail
  • Positive attitude
  • Works well both individually or within a team
  • Drives own development
  • Job Type Temporary, Full Time
  • Work Authorisation No
  • Industry Sector Accountancy
  • Years Experience 1+ years
  • Career Level Experienced (Non-Manager)