Accounts Payable Officer

Venesky-Brown’s client, a public sector organisation in Edinburgh, is currently looking to recruit an Accounts Payable Officer for as soon as possible for a 2-3 month contract with potential to extend on a rate of £15.02/hour PAYE. This role will be hybrid based with working from home and on site.



– Ensure all invoices and credit notes received are registered/processed within 2 working days

– Process invoices in accordance with the requirements to achieve the Ministerial 10 day payment target

– Ensure compliance with all audit requirements, in particular the treatment of copy invoices ensuring that supplier statements are obtained as confirmation of non-payment

– Ensure that non-compliant invoices have the correct holds and distributions applied and when matching ensure that those holds are lifted and the invoice status is validated

– Advise internal and external stakeholders on any payment queries via our Accounts Payable mailbox or through our iFIX system.

– Prioritise and organise accounts payable tasks in a changing environment to ensure that strong payment performance is achieved

– Build and maintain good customer service and working relationships across the community to ensure that accounts payable processes are understood and followed accurately and timeously.

– Use current and future finance systems to manage and process information and assist in its storage, retrieval and presentation.


Essential Skills:

– Ability to review and manage data, and carry out agreed processes accurately, with knowledge of sound financial management principles.

-Good IT Skills, especially Microsoft Word, Excel and ERDM

– Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with colleagues and stakeholders

– Ability to organise and prioritise your own work


If you would like to hear more about this opportunity, please get in touch.



Job Overview

Accounts Payable Officer
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, Scotland
£15.02 per hour -

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