Accounts Payable Officer
APO/HM/OH

Salary £22,500-£25,000 per annum
Contract type Permanent
Hours Full-time
Job Advert Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a hardworking and competent Finance/Purchase Ledger professional to join our busy team as a Accounts Payable Officer, to help us process high volumes of purchase invoices for the Group parent and its subsidiaries.

At One Housing we work hard to make a positive difference to our residents’ lives by promoting aspiration, independence and well-being through a range of training and support services. We manage over 16,000 homes across 27 London boroughs and surrounding counties and care for over 11,500 people to help them live independently. We help people to ‘live better’ by providing high quality homes and care.

The role of Accounts Payable Officer is highly varied involving purchase ledger and other responsibilities including batching invoices, pre-paid card requests, raising journals as well as processing invoices on an electronic invoicing system, ensuring that the VAT/CIS element of the invoice is correctly recorded. An experienced team player, you’ll need a high degree of accuracy and speed together with precise attention to detail and an enthusiasm to learn and develop existing skills. 

Key tasks will include:

  • Dealing promptly with all supplier invoices and payment queries, internally and externally
  • Reconciliation of supplier payments and purchase ledger control accounts whilst raising payments to the Group’s suppliers
  • Regular review and investigation of credit/debit balances on supplier accounts.
  • We are looking for a highly organised and methodical Accounts Payable Officer who is fully conversant with all aspects of the purchase ledger function, coupled with experience of high volume invoice processing.
  • One Housing uses the SUN accountancy system and experience is preferred, though not essential.
  • Working towards an accountancy qualification or qualified by experience, you will be able to demonstrate proven experience within purchase ledger, preferably within the housing sector.
  • The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator with a commitment to the highest level of customer service.
  • Excellent corporate and professional training opportunities may also be available for the successful candidate.

About Us

One Housing helps people to live better by providing high quality homes and care across London and the South East. We manage approximately 16,000 homes and have plans to build 5,000 more by 2020. We also care for over 11,000 people to help them live independently.

We work hard to make a positive difference to our residents’ lives by promoting aspiration, independence and well-being through a range of training and support services.

We are delighted to join g15 and play our full part in helping to address the housing crisis in London.

One Housing values the diversity of our workforce and we welcome job applications from all parts of the communities which we serve.

Next Steps

If you feel you met the criteria for this position, please apply now attaching a copy of your CV and supporting statement outlining how your skills and experience meet our needs.

Closing Date: 12th December 2018

Interviews: 14th & 17th December 2018

Person Specification Accounts_Payable_Officer_Job_Remit_December_2018.docx