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Job #: R-00065226
Location: Bedfordshire, GB
Category: Accounts Payable
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 50%
Clearance Required: Other Clearance

Description

Job Description:

Join a team committed to a Mission!

We are in search of an Accounts Payable Clerk to join the team on a fixed term contract of 6-9 months. 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.

This role has arisen due to integration of business activity and additional workload created.  The individual may be required to work across multiple systems in different legal entities.

Are you ready for your next career challenge?

At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers’ success. We empower our teams in the UK to address some of the most complex problems in defence, government, safety and security, and transportation. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.

https://www.leidos.com/company/global/uk-europe

If this sounds like the kind of environment where you can thrive, keep reading!

Working in a moderate size team (6), the role requires a pro-active individual to take on all aspects of an Accounts Payable 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.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • 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

What Does Leidos Need From Me?:

  • Looking for an individual to take their first steps into a large multination organisation
  • Responsible for the production of customer invoices
  • Previous work experience, ideally an administrative role
  • Willingness and ability to learn rules and accounting requirements
  • 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

You Might Also Have​:

  • A plan to study – AAT, professional accounting qualification or business studies
  • Intermediate Excel skills
  • Similar experience in a finance administration role

Clearance Required:

  • Clearance to Start BPSS
  • Clearance for Role BPSS

What do we do for you?
At Leidos we are PASSIONATE about customer success, UNITED as a team and INSPIRED to make a difference. We offer meaningful and engaging careers, a collaborative culture, and support for your career goals, all while nurturing a healthy work-life balance.
We provide an employment package that attracts, develops and retains only the best in talent. Our reward scheme includes:
•    Contributory Pension Scheme
•    Private Medical Insurance
•    33 days Annual Leave (including public and privilege holidays)
•    Access to Flexible benefits (including life assurance, health schemes, childcare vouchers and cycle to work scheme)

•    Dynamic Working: https://www.leidos.com/sites/g/files/zoouby166/files/2019-11/PDF-Dynamic-Working-Leidos-UK.pdf

Commitment to Diversity:

We welcome applications from every part of the community and are committed to a truly diverse and inclusive culture.  We foster a sense of belonging, welcoming all perspectives and contributions, and providing equal access to opportunities and resources for everyone. 

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know, and we will respond in a way that best fits your needs.

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:

Yes, 50%

Clearance Level Required:

Other Clearance

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

37.5

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Accounts Payable

Pay Range:

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