Vacancy Category: 
Line Manager: 
Accounts Payable Manager
Vacancy Code: 
Head Office (Cricklewood)
Closing Date: 
1st Sep '17

The main responsibility includes the timely, accurate and efficient input of supplier invoices along with accurate the reconciliation of accounts as directed by the Accounts Payable Manager.

Main Responsibilities



  • Supervising Accounts Payable clerks while the Accounts Payable Manager is away;
  • Checking, coding and entering in the system;
  • Dealing with suppliers queries that cannot be cleared by the  Accounts Payable clerks;
  • Dealing with Garages to sort out the queries;
  • Responsible for the production of purchase  accruals to strict deadlines;
  • Produce accurate pre cheque/BACS runs for review and approval and provide back up documentation as appropriate;
  • Overseeing and production of final cheque/BACS print run; allocation of cash paid via direct debits and manual cheques;
  • Responsible for the clearance of outstanding items on the  unauthorised invoice lists;
  • Accounts Payable new account maintenance; statement reconciliations including contact with suppliers for invoices not received etc.;
  • Journal compilation and input as required;
  • Control and monitoring archives & archiving of documents;
  •  Ad Hoc duties as required.

Essential Criteria

  • Computer literate especially on Accounts Payable and fixed asset accounting packages along with Microsoft Windows, Excel & Word;
  • Advanced knowledge of double entry book keeping;
  • Self motivated with an ability to work unsupervised;
  • Good training skills;
  • Person management skills.

Competencies & Skills

  • Excellent written and spoken English with the ability to communicate clearly and at all levels;
  • Excellent attention for detail;
  • Ability to work well under pressure;
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills;
  • Must be proactive, methodical and results orientated;
  • Ability to manage own workload effectively and work to strict deadlines;
  • Process driven and able to deliver results in a high volume;
  • Ability to use initiative and identify solutions when a problem or difficult situation arises;
  • Must be able to demonstrate credibility to build professional relationships with both employees and managers;
  • Discreet when managing confidential matters;
  • Ability to collate and interpret statistical data;
    • Able to build lasting relationships with internal and external stakeholders/suppliers;
  • Must be a team player and willing to develop others to increase team and individual performance.

Hours of work

38 hours per week, Monday to Friday



How to apply

Please send a covering letter of application and a one page CV to:


Samantha Smith, HR Adviser, Human Resources, ComfortDelGro House, 329 Edgware Road, Cricklewood, NW2 6JP.  Alternatively, please e-mail [email protected]



Applications should include:

  • the reasons you are applying for the post
  • why you believe you are a suitable candidate
  • any relevant qualifications or experience