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Accounts Payable Administrator

Job Description

Accounts Payable Administrator
Location: London
Contract: Temporary (3 months)
Rate: £18-20 per hour umbrella
Start Date: ASAP
Sector: Local Government
*Hybrid Working*

Job Description
Service Care Solutions are currently recruiting on behalf of a Local Authority in London for an Accounts Payable Administrator on a temporary basis. The Local Authority is bringing the Accounts Payable function in-house as well as implementing a new finance system and as such will require two interim staff to support the implementation of Oracle Fusion during the go-live phase and other transactional finance operations.

Main Responsibilities

  • Receive, review, and verify invoices for accuracy, completeness, and appropriate approvals and resolve discrepancies or issues related to invoices and ensure proper documentation and approvals.
  • Process payments to vendors, employees, and other payees in a timely and accurate manner and maintain accurate payment records and ensure compliance with payment policies and procedures.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with vendors and suppliers, responding to vendor inquiries and resolve payment-related issues promptly and professionally.
  • Assist in month-end closing processes, including reconciling accounts payable balances and preparing necessary reports and schedules with participation in periodic financial audits and provide required information and documentation.
  • Generate and analyse accounts payable reports to monitor performance, identify trends, and make process improvements.
  • Ensure compliance with company policies, accounting principles, and relevant regulations in all accounts payable processes and participate in developing and updating accounts payable policies and procedures.
  • Collaborate with other departments such as Procurement, Finance, and Operations to ensure smooth and efficient invoice and payment processes, assisting in special projects and process improvement initiatives related to accounts payable.

Candidate Criteria

  • 2-3 years Accounts Payable Oracle (preferably Oracle Fusion) experience is required
  • Experience of working with a Local Authority Finance environment
  • Knowledge of accounting principles, financial regulations, and accounts payable procedures
  • Experience of supporting implementation of new finance system is highly desirable
  • Kefron OCR scanning solution experience desirable
  • Great communication skills with the ability to work well on own initiative as well as part of a team

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Greg at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208969 or email

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So, if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed.