Accounts Payable Administrator


Job Details


Ackton - Finance

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


Competitive Salary and Package

Closing Date

08/12/2022 23:45

About IPL

The IPL Group of companies are here to support Asda’s mission to help their customers to save money and live better lives. We are one of the largest privately-owned food processing businesses in the UK. We have thousands of colleagues across our Group companies’ multiple sites in the UK and in our country offices around the world.

The IPL Group is comprised of IPL, Forza and Kober. IPL’s biggest area is fresh produce but we also focus on a number of other areas including beverages, protein and nuts. We procure everything from Australian Chardonnay, to Kenyan flowers; South African citrus fruits, to British strawberries. Forza and Kober focus on their brilliant cooked meats and bacon ranges. Across the entire IPL Group, our buyers work hard to ensure we source the very best products at the very best price.

About the site

Ackton is our purpose built, state of the art banana ripening facility.

Based just a few minutes up the road from our Head Office, here you will also find our Finance teams, along with a number of Operational based roles.

About the role

We currently have an excellent opportunity for an Accounts Payable Administrator to work as part of the IPL finance team based at Ackton - Normanton, West Yorkshire.

The Accounts Payable Administrator will primarily support the business by assisting with the end to end process of supplier accounts, from the day to day processing of invoices, to the resolution of queries and account statement reconciliations, ensuring that suppliers are paid accurately and on time.

- Full Time - 8:30am - 5pm, Monday - Friday, 6 month Fixed Term Contract

This role will involve a mixture of home and office working

The Accounts Payable Assistant will process invoices promptly onto the Dynamics system and help and support the Team Leader in the investigation and resolution of debit balances and aged creditors and support with statement reconciliations to resolve supplier payment issues

You will work with the Commercial teams to ensure queries are resolved promptly and escalate any unresolved issues promptly to the Team Leader

As a member of the Accounts Payable team you will investigate supplier demand letters to reach a resolution with the supplier and resolve supplier emails and calls.

About you

As a member of the Accounts Payable team you will have experience in working in a high volume environment in a customer focussed role with the ability to deliver excellent customer service.

Account reconciliation experience is preferable, with excellent communication skills and the ability to liaise with colleagues from varying Departments with have a confident telephone manner.

You will be proactive with excellent attention to detail and have good organisational skills whilst also being an excellent team player.

Intermediate Excel skills would be desirable and experience within working within an FMCG environment would be advantageous.

Whats in it for you?

We are a rapidly growing and exciting business, dedicated to the development of our colleagues and committed to creating a great place to work. In order to grow we need to find people already living our Values – Supportive, Trailblazing, Engaging and Principled.

In return we will offer you development, a competitive salary and benefits package, inclusive of:

· 33 days annual leave (including bank holidays) - Pro Rata

· Annual Bonus Scheme

· Enhanced Pension Scheme

· 10% Asda Discount (terms and conditions apply)

· Life assurance (4x base salary)

· Health and wellbeing assistance programme

· Free Parking