Accounts Payable Analyst in London

Location: London
Salary: Hidden
Recruiter: DOW JONES
Job Hours: Full-time

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As Accounts Payable Analyst you will provide financial, administrative and clerical support by ensuring payments are completed and expenses are controlled by receiving payments, processing, verifying and reconciling invoices according to established policies and procedures in an efficient, timely and accurate manner. You will report to the Sr Manager.


  • Reconcile processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances
  • Monitor discount opportunities; scheduling and preparing checks; ensure credit is received for outstanding memos
  • Verify vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions.
  • Review aged creditor reports and clear outstanding credits and unpaid invoices • Daily reconciliation of invoice interfaces
  • Handle workflow exceptions and clear them from the system according to established procedures
  • Review of all applicable invoices to determine correct application of non-resident withholding tax
  • Take ownership of Accounts Payable mailbox ensuring queries are responded to
  • Regular review and analysis of vendor spend reports to identify costs that can be pushed over to Purchase Orders
  • Assist in month end close processes
  • Analyse current processes and recommend improvements
  • Assist with gathering document support for SOX and financial audits
  • Vendor creation. Review and validate records for all new vendors and register them on the AP system
  • Vendor maintenance – validate any requested changes to vendor records in line with company's compliance policy

  • Undergraduate degree and preferably with at least 1 year experience in the above areas. Recent graduate with relevant internship experience will also be considered
  • Prior experience with SAP is beneficial
  • Basic knowledge of general accounting principles, regulatory standards and compliance requirements
  • General math skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office, including the ability to operate computerized accounting and spreadsheet programs
  • High degree of accuracy, attention to detail and confidentiality
  • Excellent data entry skills
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills, a critical thinker
  • Ability to work independently or as a team member
  • Our Benefits

  • Comprehensive Healthcare Plans
  • Paid Time Off
  • Retirement Plans
  • Education Benefits
  • Family Care Benefits
  • Subscription Discounts
  • Reasonable accommodation: Dow Jones, Making Careers Newsworthy - We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets. Dow Jones is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, in our job application and/or interview process. If you need assistance or accommodation in completing your application, due to a disability, email us at Please put "Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line and provide a brief description of the type of assistance you need. This inbox will not be monitored for application status updates.

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