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Accounts Payable Assistant

Date: Nov 9, 2022

Location: Cambridge, GB

Company: AGFA

Job description


As an Accounts Assistant AP, you will be joining a small cohesive team within a global organization in an environment where there is room for self-development, and this within a pleasant atmosphere.


You will take full control of the Accounts Payable function and ensure the processing of invoices/credit notes and resolution of queries is timely, accurate and to the required Company procedures and processes. You will report to the Financial Accountant and give support to the Financial Controller on ad-hoc tasks and projects.




  • You ensure the timely and accurate posting of accounts payable invoices & credit notes, reconciling them to authorized purchase orders via 4thShift, accurately recording supplier details, invoice reference numbers and payment data
  • You ensure that non-PO invoices & credit notes are approved by the appropriate personnel and apply the correct cost coding before processing on 4thShift
  • You ensure processed AP invoices are selected for the appropriate payment run, maximizing cash flow for the Company and meet processing deadlines for month-end reconciliation
  • You ensure, as far as is practicable, that payment terms agreed with the supplier are honored
  • You send remittance advices to the priority list of suppliers. You scan the paid invoices to 4thShift DMS (document management system)
  • You reconcile supplier statements monthly, maintaining records as required to comply with in-house procedures and statutory audit compliance
  • You follow up any outstanding issues by utilizing GRNI & Z-list reports & hi-lighting where best practice should be followed throughout the business
  • You assist the Financial Accountant with preparations for annual auditing disciplines, reconciling any outstanding matters for the AP Function
  • You carry out ad hoc tasks or analysis that may be required to assist other members of the Finance team



  • You have a bachelor degree in Accounting or you have relevant experience in a supportive role, preferably within accounting
  • You have knowledge of Excel
  • You have the ability to communicate with all levels of internal and external stakeholders
  • You are accurate and have a good eye for detail
  • You are a self-starter with the desire to make improvements
  • You are solution-oriented
  • You are a team player, ready to support colleagues where needed




  • We offer a friendly work environment and a supportive management structure
  • A familial athmosphere
  • A global organization with a history of innovation and a strong product portfolio
  • The opportunity for career development and growth
  • A competitive salary and benefit package
  • A hybrid or flexible working environment




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