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Accounts Assistant (Payables)

DCR 1169

Due the expansion this well established medium sized freight forwarding agent have an exciting new role available in their Accounting and Finance Division, based in Colnbrook, Full Time.

The successful candidate should have accounts AP experience gained within the freight/logistics or shipping industry, this is a full-time role and the person must be able to commute to Colnbrook easily with their own transport.

Any European language would be an advantage, especially a German speaker! But not a requirement.

Position Overview:

The Accounts Assistant - Payables, is responsible for payments on assigned accounts, monitor and process supplier invoices, monitor credit terms, Supplier statement reconciliations, produce payment runs, accurately record and allocate payments, communicate with suppliers and operational team mates.

What You Will Be Doing Day-to-Day:

  • Produce payment runs
  • Contact stations and suppliers regarding supplier invoice exceptions
  • Reconcile supplier statements
  • Process supplier invoices
  • Monitor credit terms
  • Record and allocate payments.
  • Other duties and responsibilities will be assigned as business demands deem necessary

What We Look for in Teammates:

  • A team player who works well with others - being respectful to our teammates is a Core Value!
  • A strong work ethic with an appreciation for ownership, independence, accountability and autonomy in your role.
  • Growth mindset - being passionate about your craft, always looking for ways to improve yourself and the company, being open to change and doing things differently.
  • Customer service focus - we serve a wide variety of customers, both internal and external, and building relationships is a part of our culture!

Other Skills We Hope to See:

  • Good experience within Accounts payables role and procedures.
  • Knowledge and experience of freight forwarding accounting.
  • Ability to effectively communicate in an oral and written manner with professionalism while conducting oneself according to policy. Proper grammar, spelling etc. should be reviewed prior to sending written communication.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (and CargoWise advantageous)
  • European language skills advantageous

What We Can Offer You:

  • Growing company with a record year in performance that continues to scale!
  • Opportunity to drive significant changes in the Accounts Payable area with an ability to make an impact across the organization
  • Laid-back and open-door work environment
  • High Performance culture with a focus on a growth mindset where continuous improvement is embraced
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Benefits after minimum service including Pension, Private medical cover and increasing holiday with service (20 days plus BH and 1 additional day is accrued per year up to 5 extra days).
  • Volunteer program - it’s also a Core Value - we actively engage in our communities!

About Us:

Founded in 1979 in Itasca, Illinois, USA, we are a full-service transportation management provider. With continental headquarters in Chicago, London and Hong Kong, our offices form a vast network spanning the globe. By coupling a flexible business model with robust technology that presents end-to-end shipment visibility, we delivers precisely tailored supply chain efficiencies for almost every industry imaginable. Leveraging creative, competitively priced multimodal solutions, we remove the complexity from global logistics puzzles, helping companies thrive by regaining focus on the core goals of their business.

Mon-Friday 9-5.30

£26-30k + pension/healthcare

Increasing holiday with service (20 days plus BH and 1 additional day is accrued per year up to 5 extra days).

Freight accounts/car driver/stable employment
Full Time
Accounts Assistant
Zoë Calver or Tracey Di Valentine
01784 450 111 or 0203 2430077

Contact Details

Essex: 0203 2430077
Heathrow: 01784 450 111
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