Accounts Payable Clerk

Location Manchester
Discipline: Transactional
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££24k - 28k per year + Study Support, Hybrid Working
Contact name: Dean White

Contact email:
Job ref: 13462
Published: 11 months ago

Accounts Payable Clerk | Central Manchester | Professional Services | £24,000 - £28,000 | Hybrid Working


I am partnering with a global professional services firm that has over 5,000 employees worldwide. The company is going through an exciting period of growth in Manchester - both organically and through acquisition. 


This role is a key position within a fast-paced dynamic environment where hard work is rewarded through study support and heaps of additional benefits for your career progression.

Day to Day:


  • Reviewing invoices profiled on the electronic approval system (Chrome River).

  • Assisting with the profiling of technical invoices such as rolling Counsel fee notes.

  • Assisting with the on-boarding of new vendors, including bank detail verifications.

  • Entering credit card statements and expenses onto the AP system.

  • Making payments in multiple currencies by Faster Payment and CHAP's.

  • Reconciling supplier statements.

  • Monitoring aged creditor information.

  • Reconciling bank statements.

  • Checking and posting expenses and raising any issues with an AP Team Supervisor or Finance Operations Controller / Manager.

  • Processing daily and weekly payments through their 3E database and uploading them onto HSBC or joNatWest or RBS Bankline. Posting exchange rate differences as required to ensure the entries can be reconciled.

  • Checking invoices uploaded and approved by fee earners on their Chrome River invoice approval system and preparing them for export onto their 3E database in readiness for billing to clients or in preparation for the weekly office runs.

  • Investigating queries that are received in the main inbox and distributing emails to the appropriate person within the team depending on the job role for that month.

  • Looking into any returned monies and processing them in a timely manner for reconciliation.

  • Assisting with any other ad hoc duties as required by the line manager.


Successful Candidate:

  • Prior experience in a professional services environment is preferred, but not essential.

  • Ideal candidates should have experience in a high volume AP team.

  • Basic bookkeeping knowledge.

  • The individual should be a proactive team player that enjoys analytical and data entry work.

  • Good working knowledge of Excel, along with time management skills and the ability to prioritise tasks.

  • Experience in 3E or Chrome River would be beneficial, but also not essential.

Accounts Payable Clerk | Central Manchester | Professional Services | £24,000 - £28,000 | Hybrid Working