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Job #: R-00103334
Location: Bedfordshire, GB
Category: Accounts Payable
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 10%
Clearance Required: None


Job Description:

Accounts Payable Professional                                                                                                          

The Security Enterprise Solutions (SES) Operation is the cornerstone of Leidos’ comprehensive suite of fully-integrated security solutions for aviation, ports, borders, and critical infrastructure customers around the world. With our new, combined portfolio, our operation has more than 24,000 products deployed across 120 countries. Leveraging this portfolio, our core technical strengths, and robust R&D initiatives, we are positioned to address emerging and evolving threats through rapid development of innovative solutions for our global customers.  

SES is comprised of three divisions to align with our customers’ missions and needs:

  • Aviation Solutions

  • Ports & Borders

  • Global Services


The Accounts Payable Professional must be a self-starter who is team oriented and focused on delivering the highest level of service excellence to Leidos internal and external customers.

  • Looking for an AAT qualified experience AP professional

  • Responsible for the smooth running of the AP process

Working in a small team, the role requires a pro-active, experienced individual to take on all aspects of an AP role and add value.  The individual will be required complete all related tasks including data entry, query resolution, statement reconciliations, payment reviews and business query follow up.

The ideal person will have the ability to work remotely with a dispersed team, taking a query and seeing it through to resolution, working with and supporting stakeholders and maintaining best practice.


  • Invoice entry – enter invoice information into system

  • Invoice review – review invoice formats, ensure valid tax invoices for correct Leidos entities

  • Query resolution – follow queries through to resolution

  • Monitor open AP and review payment runs

  • Reconcile Supplier statements

  • Reconcile AP sub ledger

  • Produce periodic reports

  • Maintain business confidentiality

Additional tasks may include

  • Auditing expenses

Required Skills:

  • Proven track record in a similar finance or AP role

  • Understanding of VAT and tax document rules

  • Understanding of basic accounting norms – double entry, general ledgers and sub-ledgers

  • Good interpersonal skills and judgement for dealing with both internal and external stakeholders

  • The ability to communicate, negotiate and influence effectively

  • Enthusiastic self-starter

Desired Skills:

  • An accounting qualification – AAT, part qualified accountant or business studies

  • Advanced Excel skills

  • Accounting experience

Pay Range:

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

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