Head office
Accounts
Payable
Assistant

About the job

  • Trade House, Mead Avenue, Houndstone Business Park, Yeovil, BA22 8RT
  • Competitive
  • Full Time (37.5 hours) - Permanent

Overview

Reporting to the Accounts Payable Team Leader, accurately processes and reconciles GFR and GNFR invoices for payment. Works with internal and external stakeholders to ensure invoices are processed in line with our standards, company policies, compliance & payment terms.

Key responsibilities

  • Prioritises work activity based on key deadlines.
  • Matches stock and non-stock invoices ensuring accuracy in posting to the supplier accounts.
  • Identify discrepancies during the matching routine, liaising with internal and external department to resolve issues with stock deliveries and pricing,
  • Ensure that purchase order compliance is followed.
  • Provide solutions & make decisions to the daily clearance of invoice exceptions, and subsequent processing through the system.
  • Complete supplier payments in line with payment terms with the correct payment codes
  • Deliver statement reconciliations providing follow up to missing invoices and credit notes, resolving issues & working with suppliers.
  • Liaise with suppliers to provide resolutions to queries.
  • Collaborate and work positively with suppliers and internal teams to actively resolve queries and maintain good working relationships.
  • Escalate to the Team Leader any complex issues where further advice is needed to resolve discrepancies.
  • Provide guidance to internal and external customers to help educate and resolve issues preventing payments being made.
  • Work collaboratively with team members to update and share knowledge within the team, and answer process questions/queries.
  • Identify areas of vendor non-compliance and resolve directly, flagging any sticking points to the team leader for help & advice.
  • Absence cover for other key areas in the team, specifically Travel & expenses.

Required skills & experience

  • Excellent IT literacy and MS Office skills
  • Experience in an Accounts Payable environment would be beneficial
  • Attentive to detail
  • Able to work to tight deadlines.
  • Can adapt between a variety of processing activities, using discretion where needed.
  • Analytical, experience of working within a data driven environment.
  • Strong team player who uses initiative and diplomacy when liaising with internal and external customers.

Benefits

  • 28 days’ holiday, increasing with each years’ service
  • Award winning pension scheme – up to 14% Kingfisher contribution
  • 20% discount with Screwfix and B&Q
  • Discounted healthcare and life cover
  • Loyalty recognition & company share save scheme
  • Currently working flexibly from home
  • In-house training and development

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Training
programmes

We’re growing, and we want our people grow with us. That’s why we pull out all the stops to make sure our people continue to learn and develop new skills. It’s all about giving you the tools to build a career that’s right for you.

Be yourself
at Screwfix

We all want to feel able to be ourselves. To have the same treatment, opportunities and recognition. When we stop thinking about our differences and come together, we’re united by our ambitions. This year, we launched our Inclusion Network, Us. It’s an initiative driven by colleagues from across the business who are passionate about helping to build an accepting, inclusive and educated culture where colleagues feel they can be their true selves and reach their potential. This is when we can accomplish incredible things.

Head Office

At the heart of the West Country in Yeovil, Somerset - is our Head Office. Within easy reach of London, Somerset offers the perfect balance of tranquillity and opportunity.

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Head Office location

Trade House, Houndstone Business Park, Mead Ave, Yeovil BA22 8RT

Working during COVID-19

As an essential retailer, we are still trading even through lockdowns. But it’s important our colleagues can stay safe at work.

Social Distancing

We have social distancing measures in place across all of our stores and Contact Centre, with colleagues in Head Office encouraged to work from home. We have also laid out one-way systems and 2m distance signage across sites.

Colleague Protection

To ensure protection, PPE is available for our colleagues and face coverings must be worn by customers. We also have sanitising stations available across all of our sites and regularly test our sites to ensure they remain sterile.

Perspex screens

We have also installed Perspex screens in store so our colleagues are protected, and our customers can continue to shop safely and normally.

Application process

Applying

Simple, quick and easy. Just complete our application form and attach your CV. Then sit back whilst we review your application.

Interview

Prepare for a competency-based interview and questions around your experience, knowledge of Screwfix and the role you’ve applied for. We recommend taking a look at our careers page and even popping into a Trade Counter, to learn as much about us as possible.

Decision

If we decide we’re both a good match, we will make you an official offer. Then, once you’ve accepted and we have completed pre-employment checks, you’ll receive your contract.

Accounts Payable Assistant

  • Yeovil
  • Competitive
  • Full Time (37.5 hours) - Permanent