Senior Accounts Payable Administrator Fixed Term Contract

Date: 20 Mar 2024

Location: Solihull, GB, B90 4NA

Company: Britvic

At Britvic we’re on a journey to become the most dynamic soft drinks company. As one of the UK’s leading players in the FMCG market we pride ourselves on setting high standards, being courageous and pushing ourselves to think outside the bottle.

 

At Britvic we’re on a journey to become the most dynamic soft drinks company. As one of the UK’s leading players in the FMCG market we pride ourselves on setting high standards, being courageous and pushing ourselves to think outside the bottle.  

We offer consumers a range of family favourite and global premium brands such as Robinsons, Tango, J2O, R. White’s & London Essence. We exist to help people enjoy life’s everyday moments.

 

About the Role:

The Accounts Payable team have responsibility for processing and managing supplier accounts across our GB, Ireland, Netherlands, Belgium, and USA businesses. We pride ourselves on paying our suppliers on time. 

The role sits within our Shared Services team based in Solihull and forms part of the Shared Services Purchase to Pay function and will support the day-to-day activities of the Accounts Payable team. 
The purpose of the role is to support the Accounts Payable manager and the Accounts Payable team with daily reporting, invoice processing, tracking KPI’s and providing excellent Accounts Payable knowledge support to both internal and external stakeholders.

 

Key Responsibilities:

•    Ensure all daily reporting, collation of data and completing of KPI’s.
•    Support the team by processing invoices and associated transactions when volumes require an all-hands-on approach or deadlines are nearing.
•    Embrace and support the team with root cause analysis and resolution to reduce process or behavioural issues.
•    Champion straight through processing of invoices, leveraging technology in place.
•    Support and reconcile supplier statements monthly.
•    Be the first point of contact for supplier and internal stakeholders for escalations relating to non-payment of invoices.
•    Assisting in Audit and Finance requests as and when required, as well as system testing.
•    Support and coordinate VAT issues as delegated by the Britvic tax team ensuring our VAT recovery is 100% accurate.


Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:

•    FMCG and fast paced finance shared services background (desirable)
•    Three-way match (purchase order, goods receipt, and invoice) processing knowledge in a high volume, multi-currency team (required)
•    SAP ECC (required) and strong working knowledge of Excel (required)
•    Experience of Accounts Payable in a multi-currency, fast paced and high-volume team (required)
•    Understanding of GB VAT principles (required).

We believe we are stronger together and that’s why we’re committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and employees. We know that by building a truly inclusive environment where everyone feels celebrated, safe and respected - diversity and wellbeing will naturally thrive