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Accounts Payable Clerk - Kings Langley

To support the Central Accounting Team by maintaining the AP ledger for the relevant legal entities

The role forms part of the Central Accounting Team who are responsible for the routine finance transactional processing for UK & ROI based RES Companies and also third party owned companies who have Asset Management Agreements with RES Group. Currently  this includes over 50 individual legal entities. 

The team’s work includes processing: - 

  •  Purchase Ledger >16,000 invoices per annum

  •  Employee expenses >3,500 claims per annum

  • Company credit cards >260 cardholders, >2,250 statements per annum

  • Treasury: cashbooks, deposits, mandates >150 bank accounts

  • Sales invoicing, credit control

  • Inter-company recharging of timesheets and expenses

  • Agresso tier 1 support >400 end users

  • Month end, quarter end and year end processing to agreed deadlines

Key Accountabilities

  • Accurately scan, register and file invoices and other paperwork on day of receipt

  • Prepare payment runs in line with agreed payment terms, submit for signature

  • Update cashbooks

  • CIS/RCT deductions and returns (where applicable)

  • Liaise with colleagues and suppliers to resolve queries

  • Reconcile supplier statements

  • Ensure that all accounts payable processes are completed in accordance with the monthly accounting timetable

  • Create and maintain supplier master records in Agresso (where applicable)

  • Support internal staff in using Agresso

  • Other duties as the Central Accounting Team Manager may reasonably require from time to time


  • Understanding of the core functions of a finance shared services department

  • Finance processes

  • UK and overseas VAT



  • Ability to work in a team environment but having the initiative to work alone

  • Willingness to learn and take on new responsibilities, ‘can do’ attitude

  • Competent and efficient, demonstrating attention to detail and ability to deliver quality output, right first time, to deadline

  • Sound communication skills and the confidence and credibility to communicate clearly and professionally at all levels, including externally

  • Strong Microsoft Excel and PC literacy skills are essential


  • Minimum 5 years’ experience of working in a finance team in a transactional capacity

  • Experience of Agresso or other ERP software


  • Recognised accountancy qualifications  are desirable (e.g. AAT)





Posted: 27/07/2017

Location: UK & Ireland

Contract Type:Permanent

Type of Role: Finance