J. Murphy & Sons Limited is a leading global, specialist engineering and construction company founded in 1951 that improves lives by delivering world-class infrastructure. Operating in the United Kingdom, Ireland and Canada, we provide better engineered solutions to infrastructure sectors including transportation; water; power; natural resources; and construction & property.Headquartered in London, we also have a number of related businesses – Ground Engineering; Utility Connections; Murphy Plant; Urban Infrastructure; Murphy Process Engineering; Pipeline Testing Services; Specialist Welding Services; and Electrical Services. We are specialists in delivering pipelines; design; marine; structural steel; tunnelling; fabrication; bridges and piling; and invest heavily in our substantial holding of plant; equipment and facilities.
Accounts Payable Specialist
Based Stonecross (Golborne)
6 month fixed term contract
Murphy have implemented a Finance Shared Service Centre (SSC) for the UK and Ireland which will become a fundamental building block of the organisation. Implementing the SSC will provide the platform for cost savings and on-going performance improvement, including focussed continuous improvement in Finance and related Business processes.
The Accounts Payable Specialist/Clerk is responsible for:
Their allocated AP accounts, including all related policy adherence and compliance, liaising by phone and email with vendors
Processing all non-purchase order and purchase order invoices for payment
Performing other assigned Accounts Payable tasks of a routine nature under the direction of the Accounts Payable Manager
The role holder will support designated Murphy Business Units (which may contain Joint Ventures) and Functional Teams in the UK and Ireland.
Review, verify and input all vendor invoices/debit notes into Microsoft Dynamics 365 (MSD365) with purchase order invoices validated/approved via three-way match and non-purchase order invoices approved by authorised individuals
Accurate processing of vendor invoices/debit notes and expenses
Gather all purchase card statements, verify receipts attached and process
Ensure all invoices are paid correctly
Raise payments and liaise with relevant departments
Reconcile vendor statements to Accounts Payable ledger and resolve any queries
Deal with all queries raised promptly and professionally
Ensure compliance to local statutory regulations and adherence to all Accounts Payable policies
Ensure reporting and reconciliations are completed in an accurate and timely manner and per Group Timetable
Prepare reports and analysis as required
Assist with new process implementations
Proven experience in an Accounts Payable role, preferably in a Shared Services environment
Excellent client and customer service skills
Working knowledge of MS Office products
Must have strong experience in Finance, and be comfortable with the use of systems
You will need to be a good communicator with the ability to present and explain financial information to all levels of management with a high standard of written presentational skills.