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Accounts Payable

£24500.0 - £25000.0 per annum + £25,000
Closing date
1 Aug 2024

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Job position
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Business Development

Job Details

Accounts Payable Clerk

6 month Temp - Perm contract

Colchester Based Salary £25,000 annually and range of benefits

Monday - Friday 8:30 - 17:00

Flexible and Hybrid working/ on-site parking

Hays are seeking an Accounts Payable Clerk to join an upcoming organisation in Colchester. As an Accounts Payable Clerk, you'll play a crucial role within the finance team ensuring the management of invoices.


  • Process incoming payments runs in compliance with financial policies and procedures.
  • Perform day-to-day financial transactions, including verifying, authorising, and recording accounts payable data.
  • Reconcile the accounts payable ledger to ensure accurate posting of all bills and payments.
  • Investigate discrepancies by reconciling vendor accounts and monthly vendor statements.
  • Facilitate payment of invoices by sending reminders and contacting clients.
  • Generate reports on accounts payable status.


  • Proven working experience as an Accounts Payable Clerk.
  • Solid understanding of basic bookkeeping and accounting principles.
  • Ability to calculate, post, and manage accounting figures and financial records.
  • Data entry skills and proficiency with spreadsheets and proprietary software.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.

In return you will receive:

  • Career development in an ambitious company - we'll grow with you
  • Flexible and remote working
  • Competitive salary & 25 days paid annual leave, UK bank holidays & your birthday off
  • Recognition Awards
  • Group Pension Scheme
  • Lifeworks discount platform & Employee Assistance Programme

The Team:

You will be joining a team committed to creating an inclusive workforce. They believe in a world where we have the freedom to explore and express ourselves without judgement, no matter who you are or where you're from. You have the opportunity to join a purpose-driven company at the tipping point of transformation. You'll play a key part in the evolution of this organisation and make a real impact, now and in the future.

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Jess on 01206766621.

If this job isn't quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion about your career.

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About Hays

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