Band 3 Accounts Payable Clerk
Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
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The post holder will make payments of properly authorised invoices to the trusts creditors in accordance with the public sector payment policy and trusts standing financial instructions to ensure that purchases are posted to the ledgers in the period to which they relate.To report to the Accounts Payable Manager and Head of Accounts Payable in the delivery of a high-quality accounts payable function.The post holder will support the management of a comprehensive accounts payable function, contributing to the effective and efficient management and payment of all valid invoices received by the Trust. They will have due regard to Trust policy in respect of effective cash management and national policy, e.g., The Better Payment Practice Code, transparency expenditure, agreement of balances, etc.The post holder will actively contribute to improving quality, promoting quality approaches, and making others aware of the impact of quality.The post holder will be expected to develop and maintain communication with internal staff and external suppliers relating to complex matters.
*** Previous applicants need not apply. ***
Main duties of the job
1.0 To report directly to the Accounts Payable Supervisor in support of Trust objectives. To report directly to the Accounts Payable Supervisors, Deputy Accounts Payable and Headof Accounts Payable in support of Trust objectives2.0 To process for payment invoices from a defined section of the purchase ledger, including matchingwith goods received notes and purchase orders, checking arithmetical calculations, and ensuringauthorisation in accordance with SFIs and financial Operating Procedures.3.0 The post holder will need to have communications with all suppliers via all communications methods in respect of outstanding accounts, price discrepancies, receipting issues, correct financial coding and authorisation requirements.4.0 Provide/Maintain an effective working relationship with the Finance Team, Procurement Team and Suppliers to ensure the delivery of a professional service and ensuring customer satisfaction with excellent supplier engagement responding in a timely manner.5.0 Process invoices from workbench and daily reports, chase receipts and requesting new POs from end users daily.6.0 Plan and organise own work schedule in conjunction with the Accounts Payable Manager/Head ofAccounts Payable to ensure all financial timetables are met.7.0 Supplier statement reconciliations
The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK's biggest and most innovative trusts. Across three main hospitals, our dedicated army of staff care for over 1.6million patients, treat more than 200,000 in A&E, deliver over 8,000 babies and carry out more than 17million tests.
Our size, scale and influence offer you unrivalled career opportunities and a forward-thinking approach to working that works around your lifestyle. From flexible hours and generous benefits, to next level training, we make it easier to take your career to the top.
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Education & professional Qualifications
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