Reporting to the Accounts Payable Manager and Team Leaders, the Accounts Payable Assistant will ensure that work is completed in a seamless end-to-end Accounts Payable process that supports the business and supplier needs.
- Take ownership of and resolve all queries in a timely manner. This will involve communicating with external suppliers and internal departments
Plan and organise time and tasks to ensure all deadlines are adhered to
Work with our suppliers regarding their statements, reconciling and updating them in a timely manner to ensure any discrepancies are resolved and a positive relationship is always maintained
Keep the AP Team Leader informed always of any issues or outstanding work, escalating any problems or issues promptly
Match and validating out incomplete and non-validated invoices
Adhere to company policies and to uphold our company behaviours always
Assist members of the Finance Department with ad-hoc duties as required
You will have a minimum 3 GCSE’s at grade C or above
At least 1 years’ experience in an office environment
Accounts Payable experience is essential
An understanding of accounting & finance
Good numerical & analytical skills & attention to detail
Proficient in Microsoft Office including Excel, Word and Outlook
Excellent communication skills
Analytical approach to problem solving
Able to identify the root cause of issues and identify opportunities for long term solutions
Must be comfortable with all avenues of communication
Personable, enthusiastic and proactive
A good team player
Ability to work to deadlines
Able to organise and prioritise
Can embrace change and to support company culture.
Ever since 1998, when our founder, Jonathan Milner, started selling antibodies from the back of his bike, Abcam has aimed to help scientific researchers make breakthroughs faster. We now have offices and labs in the UK, the US, China and Japan, and as we continue to grow, we remain ambitious, driven by our customers’ success and their research needs.
It’s our goal to provide a world-standard in protein research tools, technical support and delivery. When you join Abcam, you’ll join a global business with the passion and the vision to become the most influential company, and, best-loved brand in life sciences.
Our culture is our key differentiator. We believe in empowering individuals, with responsibility given at an early stage. The working environment is fun and fast-paced, collaborative and outcome focused, with a strong customer focus. In addition to competitive salaries, we offer an attractive and flexible benefits package (which includes shares for eligible employees), a culture focussed on wellbeing and opportunities for growth and development.