Accounts Payable Specialist
Rutherford Cross
May 14, 2024
Catrine, United Kingdom
Job Type
- Glasgow
Industry and Commerce
Transactional Management
Salary Guide
Up to £30,000


Rutherford Cross is delighted to be working with a premium drinks business based in Ayrshire to appoint an Accounts Payable Specialist. This is a newly created role based on organic growth of the business, and it is a superb time to be joining the business.

The role holder will report to the Corporate Services Manager and sit on a small team of finance assistants with varying specialties. This role represents a unique opportunity for someone to develop their finance career in a thriving and exciting industry and will suit someone who is enthusiastic and keen to progress.

Responsibilities and Main Accountabilities:

  • Purchase Invoice Processing
  • Supplier Statement Reconciliations
  • Taking ownership of conducting and coordinating analysis of Purchase Orders
  • Reviewing the cashflow and borrowing requirements
  • Reviewing purchase order coding, and providing user training to ensure the correct procedures are followed
  • Managing supplier queries
  • Producing supplier payment reports and commentary
  • Managing the aged creditor report
  • Managing reporting on payment practices and performance
  • Other duties as required, including supporting the month-end process and processing / supporting the implementation of new systems as appropriate

Candidate Requirements:

The ideal candidate is someone who will enjoy a challenging role as part of an ambitious and talented team. They will relish the variety which comes with being a part of a small but high-performing finance team, and someone who will thrive in a hands-on environment where they are willing to get involved in a variety of tasks and be flexible in their approach.

  • Experience working in a finance team
  • Must have excellent IT skills and be competent in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Proven ability to work well as part of a team
  • Demonstrable time management skills
  • Growth mindset with strong social skills
  • Ideally, the candidate will have prior accounts payable experience
  • Experience working in an FMCG environment is desirable but not essential
  • The right person for the role will enjoy working in a very fast-paced office environment, relish the fact that no two days are ever the same and be able to pay great attention to detail


  • Up to £30,000 + bonus


  • Pension with 5% EE & ER contribution
  • 25 Days Annual Leave with the ability to buy / sell leave 5 days, plus 9 Statutory Holidays
  • There is scope for the right candidate to be given study support toward professional qualification
  • Flex Friday – finish at 2pm on a Friday (subject to a rota)
  • Westfield Health Cashback plan – money back on a range of healthcare treatments, plus online GP and doctor second opinion service
  • Access to discounts at several large retailers, restaurants and online hotel booking sites
  • Discounted Gym Memberships
  • Confidential counselling line for mental health issues
  • Access to advice on legal issues via a confidential support line
  • Subsidised Flu jabs

For more information on the role, please contact Ally Deas at Rutherford Cross - [email protected].

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