Accounts Payable/Receivable Assistant

Surrey, Leatherhead
£22400 - £25000 per annum + bonus & holidays
18 Oct 2016
02 Nov 2016
Manpower UK
Job Type
An excellent opportunity has arisen to join a world leading global organisation; our client Unilever are currently looking for an Accounts Payable/Receivable Assistant based at Unilever's UK HQ in Leatherhead, Surrey. This is a full time temporary role for a period of 6 months, working a 36.25 hour week. This role is paying up to £25,000 per annum, pro rata, depending on experience.

Background/General Purpose of Position:
The role ensures that rebate transactions in their specific customer area are all carried out correctly within the Service Level Agreement (SLA). The role will focus on the raising and processing of customer rebates, ownership of the customer balance sheet, as well as dispute and claims management. There will be a strong emphasis on building and managing relationships both internally and externally with customers.

1. To hold themselves accountable to deliver all KPI's on time and in full in the area under their remit:
a. Promo Claim Resolution SLA
b. Rebate raising SLA
2. Ensure that all rebate invoices are returned with correct level of authorisation and are paid against the correct rebate and have the appropriate supporting documentation.
3. Work with the Shared Service team to ensure effective and aligned communication, in terms of closing invoices within the workflow system.
4. To develop an expert knowledge of rebate agreements and the ability to respond to queries
5. To work closely with sales in order to clear outstanding invoices
6. To raise all customer rebate agreements and challenge any potential discrepancies on the information provided by sales teams
7. To investigate rebate queries and find a workable solution
8. Be a pivotal role within monthly rebate releases in time for month end
9. To ensure all documentation is correct and accessible for audit purposes
10. To produce a weekly tracker and reports for the business

Key Experience and Qualifications Required
Some financial experience is necessary to demonstrate understanding of understand the P&L and Balance sheet and accruals
Excel to an intermediate level (Pivot's and V Lookups)

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