Brakes Group

Accounts Payable Account Handler

30 May 2017
27 Jun 2017
Brakes Group
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type
Account Handler - Accounts Payable

Come and join the number one food service company in the country….
With a turnover of over £2.6bn, Brakes Group is a leading supplier to the foodservice industry in the UK, Ireland, France and Sweden. The group comprises a family of specialist businesses which are able to deliver everything the caterer needs, including their very successful own brand ranges developed specifically for chefs.

The Role
A newly created Accounts Payable Department is going to be based in Enterprise House, Ashford and as such we have 14 Accounts Payable Account Handlers vacancies. Candidates need to have previous Accounts Payable experience or relevant experience working within a finance team.

Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities:
  • To reconcile, via the set statement reconciliation procedure, on a monthly basis the higher value accounts that you are managing, and effectively resolve issues arising from the reconciliation.
  • To ensure that the remainder of the accounts allocated to you are also regularly “visually” checked, and any prominent issues arising from the visual check are effectively dealt with.
  • To assist suppliers in a professional manner at all times to resolve their queries, whilst ensuring that you balance the needs of the supplier and the Brakes group.
  • Ensure that the parked invoices report accurately reflects outstanding invoices for the suppliers you are responsible for.
  • To carry out any other ad hoc tasks that you are asked to do, in a friendly, co-operative and professional manner.
The Person
Knowledge, Skills, Experience:
  • Good telephone manner
  • To be able to prioritise workloads and work well under pressure.
  • Work on their own initiative as well as working in a team.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Knowledge of SAP, MS Excel
The Business
Employing over 10,000 people, the group supplies a diverse customer base, which includes, independent pubs, restaurants and hotels, schools, hospitals, contract caterers and well known national chains.
Brakes Group has developed a clear customer focus and a strong understanding of the needs of the foodservice sector providing innovative products and services and is committed to improving both the environment and the communities it serves.
Brakes Group operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership.

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