Job Title: Accounts Payable Assistant

Hours:  37.5 hours per week            

Location:  Bolton

Hybrid working at least three days a week in the office  

Salary:  Up to £22,000 per annum        

Contract: Permanent      

We are looking for an Accounts Payable Assistant join our team and be responsible for the effective financial control.

In the role as Accounts Payable Assistant  you will provide professional and flexible support to the Accounts Payable team. You will process invoices, reconcile payments and purchase orders and be required to deal with queries from suppliers via email and phone.

To be successful in the role you will need:

  • Great interpersonal and communications skills
  • Office experience (ideally within an accounts payable) and a willingness to learn
  • Good team working skills
  • The ability to work to monthly deadlines
  • An aptitude for IT – knowledge of software packages like Excel, and BACS
  • Previous experience dealing with email and telephone queries
  • Good time management and organisational skills.

About Finance

As a centralised function at Outcomes First Group, Finance supports several acquired agencies, over 60 schools and 72 residential homes for vulnerable young people, children, and adults. Our Finance team consists of Management Accounts, Transactional Finance and Commercials.

As one of the largest departments within Outcomes First Group, we are committed to providing a high level of service to work towards our goal of improving those we care for. Joining Finance, you will gain exposure to a variety of scenarios in a fast-paced and high-volume industry, where you will really get the chance to develop your personal and professional skills.  

About Outcomes First Group

Outcomes First Group exists to make sure vulnerable young people get the opportunities they need, whether that involves providing them with specialist education and residential care or finding them dedicated foster families in which they can thrive.

There are three organisations in our Outcomes First family: Acorn Education and Care, Options Autism, and the National Fostering Group. Together, we educate, care for and support children and young people across the UK, empowering them to be happy and make their way in the world.

Apply today and our Resourcing team will be in touch

Why work for us?

Your life is bigger than your work, of course, and we know that a healthy work-life balance is the key to feeling energised and alive. Whatever your role and wherever you’re located, you’ll love being among inspiring and supportive colleagues who value and respect the work you do – people who are equally passionate about giving you time and space to enjoy with your family and friends.

  • Holidays starting at 25 days per annum
  • An extra holiday per year for your choice of a special day (birthday, anniversary etc)
  • Extensive training suite
  • Career development across the Group
  • Professional support network
  • Contributory Pension
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Access to Shine learning suite
  • “Your Wellbeing Matters"- access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services
  • Employee Rewards Hub – access to discounts, offers and cashback with 100s of retailers

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all employees to share this commitment and undertake appropriate checks.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer

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