Accounts Payable Assistant

Salary & Benefits
Competitive Salary & Excellent Benefits
Job Advert Description

This is a highly customer facing role, both to our colleagues, key suppliers and individuals who receive the payments. As part of this role you will be responsible for ensuring that all processes are completed on time, accurately and in accordance with policy. In addition to the routine processes in the role, you will be required to respond to other business requests as they come up.

As part of this role, you will work as part of the team in championing these processes to customers of Finance.  The Finance team supports the IOP Group which requires you to differentiate between the activities of the Institute of Physics and IOP Publishing and deliver a service tailored to each of these entities needs, while maintaining and developing standard finance policy and procedure.

The ideal candidate will possess the following;

Skills & Experience

  • Experience of maintaining accurate records and systems
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written)
  • Passion for customer service
  • Ability to challenge processes and identify improvements
  • Knowledge of finance software and Excel

About the benefits:

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer employees a comprehensive benefits package including an excellent pension scheme, discretionary annual bonus scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and generous annual leave, and a range of flexible benefits including childcare vouchers and gym membership.  We also have a subsidised café which is a popular, sociable spot for meetings and lunch.

Our modern and contemporary offices are based in the thriving city centre of Bristol, a stone’s throw away from Temple Meads train station, and within walking distance of Cabot Circus shopping centre, and numerous cafés and restaurants.  Named on more than one occasion as the best city in the UK to live in, Bristol is a cosmopolitan and creative city boasting a historic harbour, internationally renowned cultural institutions and home to world-class festivals and events.

To apply:

To apply, please submit your CV and a covering letter through our careers site highlighting your previous experience and how it applies to the role, and why you are interested in this opportunity and IOP Publishing.

About us:

IOP Publishing is an international scientific publisher, through which leading-edge research is distributed worldwide.  Our rapidly expanding journals programme, is published alongside other sources of scientific information in the form of eBooks, magazines and conference proceedings.  Other publications include easily accessible community and regional websites. We are a world leader in the development of electronic publishing for the scientific community and have offices in Europe, Asia and the US.  Working in the interests of science and scientists, we aim to maximise the impact of the research we publish.

IOP Publishing is central to the Institute of Physics (the “Institute”), a not-for-profit society. Any financial surplus earned by IOP Publishing goes to supporting science through the activities of the Institute.  With a continuing focus on growth we recognise that every single person has a real part to play if we’re to achieve our aim of becoming the world’s leading publisher in our field.

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