• Accounts Payable Generalist German Speaking

    Job Locations UK-LND-London
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    Position Type
    Permanent Full-Time
  • Overview

    To work as part of the German Accounts Payable Team with responsibility for our German Vendors, liaising with German business partners and vendors. Ensuring that the German vendor accounts are maintained and vendors are paid in a timely manner in accordance with payment terms set contractually.


    • Ensuring invoices received from German Vendors are valid.
    • Responsibility for large German entity.
    • Working with different accounting software such as Salesforce and Navision.
    • Responsibility for matching, batching and coding up to 700 invoices per month.
    • Working with different currencies (Eur, GBP, USD,CHF,CZK)
    • Monitoring the Aged Creditors Report and completing vendor reconciliation on a monthly basis for our top 10 vendors per spend.
    • Recording of German employee business expenses, ensuring validity, approval and processing payment.
    • Maintaining records of invoices and expenses in hard and soft copy.
    • Maintaining accounts payable supplier records.
    • Maintaining records of purchase orders.
    • Preparing reconciliation of Vendor accounts to GL on a monthly basis.
    • Investigating and resolving supplier queries.
    • Assisting with Fixed Asset reconciliation.
    • Posting direct debits, cash and journals at month end.
    • Liaising with German business partners and German vendors on a daily basis.


    Education, Qualification, professional skills and experience




    • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) in German and English are essential. Fluent German language is absolutely paramount in carrying out this role.


    • Accounting qualification (AAT or similar) preferable but not essential


    • At least two years’ experience in an Accounts Payable position.


    • Navision experience preferred but not essential


    • Salesforce experience preferred but not essential


    • Industry experience preferred but not essential


    General skills, competencies and disposition



    • Organisational and prioritising skills


    • Ability to work without being micro-managed


    • Ability to meet deadlines


    • Problem solving skills


    • Strong communication skills


    • Data entry skills


    • Team player essential


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