Procure to Pay (P2P) Assistant - 6 month FTC to perm Procure to Pay (P2P) Assistant - 6 month FTC to  …

Goodman Masson
in London, United Kingdom
Contract, Full time
Last application, 20 Jan 22
GBP30000.00 - GBP35000.00 per annum
Goodman Masson
in London, United Kingdom
Contract, Full time
Last application, 20 Jan 22
GBP30000.00 - GBP35000.00 per annum
One of the world's largest sports and gaming groups is looking for a Procure to Pay (P2P) Assistant to join their London based team. Initially, this will be a 6 month FTC but look to go perm thereafter. We are looking for someone who has great reconciliation and analytical skills in an Accounts Payable environment who wants to move away from all invoice and payment processing. And, someone that has experience with key suppliers with high volume.

One of the world's largest sports and gaming groups is looking for a Procure to Pay (P2P) Assistant to join their London based team. Initially, this will be a 6 month FTC but look to go perm thereafter.

We are looking for someone who has great reconciliation and analytical skills in an Accounts Payable environment who wants to move away from all invoice and payment processing. And, someone that has experience with key suppliers with high volume.

Responsibilities:

  • Project focused role, assisting the Head of P2P to combine processes for key media suppliers such as Google & Facebook following the unification of two P2P Digital teams
  • Build upon and maintain invoice, purchase order and payment trackers for key media suppliers, whilst ensuring all payments are made within strict 30 day terms
  • Assist Head of P2P in improving processes for key media supplier to ensure PO's are created in advance of purchases by stakeholders, account details are up to date to ensure invoices are sent to correct mailboxes and monthly invoice to PO matching reviews are completed with consistency
  • Working collaboratively with your team to manage the centralised query inbox, prioritising urgent requests and key suppliers
  • Requesting purchase orders, ensuring they are correctly coded, budgets and projects
  • Monthly review of outstanding purchase orders with Head of P2P; ensure POs are closed if no longer required or accrued if supplier invoice not yet received
  • Identifying Multi-Period Accounting invoices and advise on schedule of releases prior to submission for invoice processing
  • Preparation of various weekly and monthly Procure to Pay related reports such as aged creditor commentary, open PO listing analysis and invoice exceptions (invoices not posted) report
  • Reviewing invoices received, in various currencies and languages, checking relevant approvals prior to submission for processing by Financial Shared Services
  • Work closely with the Shared Services team to ensure timely and accurate payment of invoices
  • Managing and maintaining relationships with relevant suppliers, proactively and efficiently resolving payment queries
  • Reconciling supplier statements and supplier query investigation with key stakeholders
  • Assisting the Financial Accounting team with supplier cost analysis and achieving closure of month end accounts by given deadlines

Skills and experience:

  • Strong reconciliation skills
  • Experience of managing business critical vendor accounts
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to analysis multi-line invoices and PO reports
  • Experience of purchase to pay or accounts payable coordination, gained within a small or large international business
  • Strong/Intermediate Excel skills - VlookUps, Pivot Tables, General formatting of large data for presentation purposes
  • Good understanding of purchase accruals and pre-payments & knowledge of Chart of Account structures
  • Experience of managing a high volume of stakeholder, colleague and supplier queries
  • High standard of written and verbal communication with stakeholders
  • Familiarity with finance shared services model an advantage
  • Good understanding of VAT regime and compliance
  • Can demonstrate adaptability and flexibility in response to business change
Company Overview

With a team of over 200 and growing every day, Goodman Masson is one of London’s specialist Finance and Technology recruitment businesses. Voted ‘Best Recruitment Company to Work For’ in 2018, our passion for what we do is clear.

Based in London, Düsseldorf and New York, we hold annual revenues exceeding £42 million. This includes Qualified & Part-Qualified / Transactional Finance, Actuarial & Investment Management, Audit, Banking Operations, Compliance & Financial Crime, Front Office, Housing Development, Information & Cyber Security, Technology, Digital & Data, Product Control & Valuations, Projects, Change & Transformation, Risk & Regulation, Tax and Treasury.

We also have a Solutions team who provide RPO, hybrid and volume recruitment services. Alongside this, Goodman Masson have developed an Executive Search team who focus on sourcing C-suite talent to fee earning Legal partners.

 

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