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Accounts Payable Advisor Full Time

at SSE plc London in London (Published at 05-05-2021)

Base Location: Reading

£22,178 - £29,290 + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern:
Permanent | Full Time 37 hours| Flexible working options available

What is the Role?

Reporting to the Accounts Payable Manager, the Accounts Payable Advisor (APA) will be part of small team performing the Accounts Payable function for SSEET. The APA will be responsible for the timely processing and payment of invoices and other AP payment requests in the Workday ERP, including:

  • Invoice verification and validation (including exception handling)

  • Supplier Statement Reconciliations

  • Supply and invoice administration

  • Query Resolution

  • Telephony support

  • Payment Processing of various methods including foreign currency

What do I need?

We are looking for someone with a background (minimum of 12 months) in an Accounts Payable department. They must have sound awareness of principles, practices, regulations and procedures relating to Accounts Payable and have demonstrated excellent customer service skills. Able to contribute positively to the overall direction of the Accounts Payable function, they also require strong written and verbal communication skills, strong attention to detail and excellent personal organisational & time management skills. Technically proficient in all MS Office tools, particularly Excel, they are also able to demonstrate numeracy, problem solving and awareness of risk. Significant exposure to and experience of a large-scale ERP is essential; a detailed knowledge of Workday ERP would be an advantage but not essential.

About our Business

At SSE Enterprise Telecoms we believe in making complex connectivity challenges simple. And we do this in the spirit of collaboration, partnership and integrity which means we can achieve more, together.

We bring together the unparalleled expertise of dedicated teams with innovation and technical excellence to give enterprises, government organisations and our partners a better network experience that can power the UK's digital future. All this is delivered through our UK-wide 20,000km network, offering a wide range of products and integrated solutions including leading edge SD-WAN, Ethernet, Optical and Dark Fibre services.

We're looking for ambitious experts to join our team; to help contribute to our growth by delivering solutions through excellent customer care. A team that actively looks after the wellbeing of colleagues, works hard and enjoys celebrating success.

Life at SSE

If you're considering a career with us, you're probably wondering what's in it for you? From health and wellness to finances and family, we're proud of our benefits package which includes 34 days holiday (plus the option to buy additional days), enhanced maternity and paternity leave, discounted healthcare and a wide range of offers via our SSE Advantage scheme.

At SSE we're proud to celebrate difference. We all have different skills, experience and backgrounds and we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture where you can be yourself. We take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it'.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application and assessment process, and upon joining SSE.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact [email protected] / 0141 247750.

EXTERNAL: Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.

INTERNAL: As a courtesy, please let your current line manager know you are applying.


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