Accounts Payable Officer

Service Care Solutions are currently recruiting for an NHS Accounts Payable Officer on a temporary agency contact.

This role will be based within the Southall, West London area.

37.5 hours per week (Mon - Fri)

PAYE Rate - £12.75
Paid weekly via an umbrella company.

Job Summary
To manage supplier accounts on the Trust Purchase ledger, ensuring that all invoices and credit notes are processed correctly and in line with Trust procedures.

To be the key point of contact in Central Finance for all internal and external customers including all Trust suppliers.

To respond to queries in a timely manner.

To assist the Trust in achieving its statutory target of Public Sector Payment Policy (PSPP).

Main Duties
Accounts Payable

  • To validate all suppliers' invoices and credit notes received and ensure these are all processed correctly in accordance with the Trust procedures.

  • To identify and liaise with relevant Trust budget holders, directorate accountants and others regarding invoices received.

    This includes identifying correct ledger codes, purchase order numbers and authorisation levels.

    To be responsible for distributing invoices to appropriate areas of the Trust for authorisation.

  • To reconcile all invoices received to orders and goods received notes where appropriate.

  • To register invoices on the Purchase ledger, ensuring all fields are completed accurately and that supplier details are up to date.

  • To investigate any discrepancies or problems with invoices by liaising with the relevant internal budget holder or external organisation as appropriate.

    To ensure all discrepancies have been resolved prior to full approval to pay of an invoice on the Purchase ledger.

    To escalate any unresolved issues to the Accounts Payable manager on a timely basis.

  • To assist in checking invoices on the weekly payment runs with the Accounts Payable Manager.

  • To file all source documentation in accordance with departmental procedures, ensuring that paperwork is readily retrievable to resolve any queries that may arise.

  • To assist in adhoc training and provide guidance to budget holders as and when required.


  • To be responsible for the correct VAT coding in accordance with HMRC regulations ensuring recoverable VAT is correctly recorded.

  • To keep up to date with VAT updates as directed by the Accounts Payable manager or Financial Controller.

  • Office administration

Benefit of Service Care Solutions

  • Excellent pay rates

  • Exceptional referral bonuses

  • Approved supplier to over 400 organizations nationwide

  • Nationwide provider to over 40 different NHS trust & private organisations

  • Subsidised training/ FREE mandatory training

  • Dedicated and experienced one-to-one consultant support

  • DBS checks provided via online services free of charge

  • Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email

If this role sounds of interest to you please send your CV over to or call on 01772 208953.

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