Accounts Payable Clerk

Nelsons is the UK’s largest manufacturer of natural healthcare products, operating in the market place for over 150 years with a wide range of brands and products; inspiring generations to live healthier and happier lives. We are proud of our brands - RESCUE range, Bach Original Flower Remedies, Spatone, Nelsons Arnicare, Nelsons Teetha, Nelsons creams including H+Care and Nelsons homeopathic ClikPak range – which are distributed worldwide to over 60 countries.

The Accounts Payable Clerk will be jointly responsible for maintaining the Nelsons multicurrency AP ledgers, and ensure timely, accurate recording and processing of all invoicing and payment runs.


Key Responsibilities

▪ Creating and maintaining vendor master-data.

▪ Timely processing of all invoices, matching to purchase orders (PO’s).

▪ Ensure non-PO invoices are properly authorised with correct nominal ledger coding before processed.

▪ Work closely with PO raisers, across the organisation, to ensure all invoices are promptly processed against PO’s which have been goods receipted. Constantly monitor SAP reports to ensure processing is up to date and vendor payments are made within due dates.

▪ Review and take ownership of aged vendor list to ensure queries are addressed and payment terms adhered to.

▪ Develop good working relationship with fellow accounts payable clerk to ensure no duplication of work and identify process efficiencies.

▪ Responsible for preparing all vendor payment runs in SAP and uploading to bank for approval.

▪ Investigate and correct any debit balances (eg overpayments) by liaising with other accounts staff and directly with vendor.


Person Specification

Education / Qualifications

▪ GCSE (or equivalent) in Mathematics & English


Skills & Experience

▪ 3+ years experience working in an accounts department

▪ Intermediate knowledge of accounting packages – ideally SAP

▪ Intermediate level Excel experience – confident with vlookups and pivot tabl

▪ Organised and efficient, able to manage a large volume of invoices and payments.