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Accounts Payable Administrator

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Date: 13-Aug-2019

Location: Solihull, GB

Company: Britvic




Britvic is the name behind iconic and market-leading brands such as Robinsons, Pepsi, Fruit Shoot, Tango, Squash’d, J2O, R.Whites, Gatorade, 7UP and Lipton – and we are on a journey to become the most dynamic, creative and trusted soft drinks company in the world. To get there we need to be continually sharpening our competitive edge, maximising value through  creative, effective, strategic, passionate and professional Operational teams.


Progress your career:

Britvic is a very exciting and supportive place to be, with award winning brands, a clear vision, personal development and an open and honest culture. We offer a comprehensive package for this position - including a highly competitive basic salary, bonus scheme, enhanced company pension contributions, share save schemes, annual pay reviews, healthcare, vouchers and a whole host of flexible benefits.




FTC Until May 2020

About the Role:

To effectively and efficiently manage a ledger of supplier accounts to include:

-The processing of supplier invoices and associated transactions in accordance with the Financial Control Systems, deadlines and targets.

-The timely resolution of invoice queries via workflow to ensure suppliers are paid on time.

-Providing outstanding service to all internal and external stakeholders.


Key Responsibilities:

-To accurately process supplier invoices and associated transactions

-To effectively prioritise and manage an invoice queue/work list

-To progress all invoice queries with internal and external customers via email/workflow/phone and within set SLAs

-To take ownership of the root cause of invoice issues by supporting and engaging with stakeholders to identify and implement solutions

-To reconcile supplier statements to ensure accounts accurately reflect monies owed to our suppliers

-To embrace new initiatives, positively supporting the department in change and innovation.

-Continually support and contribute to the team achieving a world class status


Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:

-Experience in processing of supplier invoices in a high volume, target driven, professional and highly customer focussed environment.

-Good understanding of basic accounting and VAT principles.

-Experience in assisting with identifying root causes for invoice queries

-Working knowledge of multicurrency ERP systems, preferably SAP.

-Thoroughness and attention to detail.

-Very strong team player, with the drive and flexibility to support others in the team. 

-Excellent written and oral communication skills



-Previous experience of working in a finance team, purchase ledger or Shared Service Centre.

-Experience of Purchase-to-Pay process and automated invoice workflow would be an advantage.

-MS Office (Word/Excel and PowerPoint


Key Behaviours:

-Be Bold:  We think differently, challenging conventional thinking to both create the future and overcome barriers.

-Act with Pace:  We cut to the heart of the problem and get to solutions with creativity and speed.

-Be Disciplined:  We take our commitments seriously and we always do what we say we’ll do.

-Win Together:  We help each other to get better.

-Be Proud: We act with the highest standards of integrity and responsibility in everything we do.

-Be Open: We’re open to new ideas, each other and learning.  It helps us continually improve and grow



-Degree Educated or A-level standard

-AAT preferable



We’re committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and employees – in fact this is at the heart of our company culture and values, and we welcome applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds.

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