Accounts Payable Specialist (Commercial Executive)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Commercial Executive to join our client, a leading global FMCG company with Brands such as Dove, Knorr, Persil & Magnum, based at their prestigious facility in Leatherhead (to work from home until COVID-19 restrictions are lifted).

This is a full-time temporary role for a period of 12 months, working a 36.25-hour week, to start ASAP. This role is paying up to £32,000, pro rata per annum, depending on experience.

As a Commercial Executive your primary aim is provide and maintain information to fulfil the customer plan. You will be supporting Customer Account Managers on a day-to-day basis and meeting your customer's requirements. Your key contacts will be your immediate team, your customer, Supply Chain and Finance.

Responsibilities (to include):

  • Promotional Support - updating the plan, translating the plan into numbers, monitoring the plan versus actuals
  • Creating and tracking Provisions and Accruals
  • Joint Business Planning Tracking
  • Processing invoices
  • Price accuracy
  • Customer administration
  • Team leadership


  • Promotional administration
  • Price file maintenance and query resolution
  • Customer administration
  • Invoices to be paid on time
  • Monitoring team delivery and taking corrective action when required

Business Results:

  • Provision of up to date, accurate information
  • Implementation and execution of administration completed OTIF
  • Systems accurately reflect the Customer Promotional Plan

Key Requirements:

  • Strong Excel skills with the ability to produce and use VLOOKUP/Pivot Tables (an assessment will be held at interview).
  • Proven track record in a customer environment.
  • Must possess good attention to detail and the ability to prioritise and manage workload, delivering to a deadline with accuracy.
  • Strong communication and analytical skills are required along with an ability to build and maintain good, immediate and cross-functional working relationships.

  • Location

    Leatherhead, Surrey

  • Sector:

    Finance & Accounting

  • Job type:

    Remote Working

  • Salary:

    £28000 - £32000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Manpower UK

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  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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