Accounts Payable

Shirley, Solihull
23 Aug 2019
06 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
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.

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


- Degree/AAT desirable