Accounts Payable

Posted 01 May 2024
Salary Negotiable
LocationCity of London
Job type Contract
DisciplineEnergy Recruitment
Contact NameAbigail Street

Job description

Accounts Payable Officer - Aberdeen

12 month contract

Function: FINANCE

Location: Aberdeen, AB12 3XY

About The Company

Our client is one of Europe's leading exploration and production companies within Oil and Gas, and has a global presence.

The Role

We are seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented Accounts Payable Officer to join our dynamic Finance team in Aberdeen. In this role, you will play a key part in ensuring accurate and timely processing of supplier invoices, adhering to internal controls and contributing to efficient cash flow management.

* Process supplier invoices within SAP at the company code level, ensuring accuracy and completeness.
* Manage the invoicing tool (X flow) and related workflows.
* Code and control invoices, Non-Operated JV Billings, and liaise with process users on PO/Invoice discrepancies.
Verify invoice approvals according to company processes and ensure DoA compliance.
* Maintain accurate VAT classification and booking according to national requirements and SAP setup.
* Process invoice payments in line with company procedures and contractual obligations.
* Proactively follow up on pending approvals to avoid late payments.
* Assist the AP Team Lead with vendor ledger reconciliations.
* Manage ageing accounts and resolve outstanding items.
* Support Supply Chain and Time writing teams in resolving invoice discrepancies.
* Reconcile transactions and rectify any discrepancies.
* Provide information to Management Accounts to assist with cash flow forecasting.
* Respond to supplier and business queries received via email in a timely and professional manner.
* Collaborate effectively with internal teams including Asset Accountants, G&A Analysts, Treasury, General & Management Accountants, and Group Finance.
* Maintain strong working relationships with external stakeholders such as suppliers and JV partners.
You are a great fit if you have:
* A minimum of 3 years' experience in a similar Accounts Payable role (preferred).
* Minimum of 2 years' experience working with SAP transactional processes (preferred).
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
* Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
* Understanding of general accounting principles (preferred).
* Fluency in English.
* A commitment to upholding company values.
You will also demonstrate the following behaviours:
* Strategic: Ability to think critically and make informed decisions in complex situations.
* Collaborative: Thrive in a team environment and build strong relationships with colleagues.
* Problem-Solving: Skilled at analyzing data, identifying solutions, and prioritizing tasks.
* Drive: Possess a strong work ethic, dedication to excellence, and a desire to achieve results.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package to the right candidate.

To Apply
Please submit your CV and cover letter outlining your suitability for the role.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.