Accounts Payable Assistant at Octopus Energy

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August 25, 2023

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What we do. Electric Car Leasing

Why we do it. Greener. Fairer. Future.

Weโ€™re looking for an Accounts Payable Assistant to help us run a slick, efficient support function that enables our Sales and Customer Service teams to provide great service to customers. You will work within the Finance Operations team, and will be a key link between Suppliers and our Group Finance function.

We need someone that has a great eye for detail, is comfortable in owning a process and always looking for ways for us to improve as the business grows.What you'll do...Main focus will be to run the vehicle supplier invoicing process; chasing our suppliers for missing documents, processing vehicle invoices in our system, ensuring the payments team are able to settle the invoices within terms, managing queries/discrepancies between supplier invoices and our systemImplementation of customer contracts to ensure customers are invoiced in a timely mannerAllocate vehicle payments against invoices within our systemSupport the Finance team in any other processes during peak demand and other ad hoc processes such as auditWork with the wider Finance and Operations teams to put in place the processes and systems you need to deliver on the responsibilities above efficiently; this could be anything from a spreadsheet to working with our Tech and Product colleagues to build more automated and highly scalable processesWhat you'll need...Previous Accounts Payable experience preferred but not essentialStrong Excel/G Suite working knowledge and experienceExcellent attention to detail as some parts will be repetitive but accuracy is extremely importantExcellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to tailor communication style to achieve maximum impact upon relevant situations and audienceAbility to manage multiple tasks and a wide range of stakeholdersA positive โ€˜can doโ€™ attitude with confidence in your own abilitiesWhy else you'll love it hereWondering what the salary for this role is? Just ask us! On a call with one of our recruiters it's something we always cover as we genuinely want to match your experience with the correct salary. The reason why we don't advertise is because we honestly have a degree of flexibility and would never want salary to be a reason why someone doesn't apply to Octopus - what's more important to us is finding the right octofit!Octopus Energy is a unique culture. An organisation where people learn, decide, and build quicker. Where people work with autonomy, alongside a wide range of amazing co-owners, on projects that break new ground. We want your hard work to be rewarded with perks you actually care about! We won best company to work for in 2022, on Glassdoor we were voted 50 best places to work in 2022 and our Group CEO, Greg has recorded a podcast about our culture and how we empower our peopleย  Visit our perks hub - Octopus Employee BenefitsIf this sounds like you then we'd love to hear from you.

Studies have shown that some groups of people, like women, are less likely to apply to a role unless they meet 100% of the job requirements. Whoever you are, if you like one of our jobs, we encourage you to apply as you might just be the candidate we hire. Across Octopus, we're looking for genuinely decent people who are honest and empathetic. Our people are our strongest asset and the unique skills and perspectives people bring to the team are the driving force of our success. As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute. Our commitment is to provide equal opportunities, an inclusive work environment, and fairness for everyone.

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