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Senior Accounts Payable Associateat CDW Careers (UK)

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Post Date: 
08 Jun 2023
Cape Town, South Africa
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Permanent (Full-time)
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Bring your career and talents to CDW, where you can have a greater impact, be inspired by our mission and excited about your job and future. With revenues of over £1 billion, CDW UK is a leading supplier of IT solutions and services to a broad range of commercial and public sector customers globally.

We are looking for a detail-oriented and experienced Senior Accounts Payable Associate to join our team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for ensuring the timely and accurate processing of all accounts payable transactions, including reconciling vendor statements, preparing and issuing payments, and maintaining accurate records.


What we need:


  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in accounts payable or related field
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles and procedures, particularly as they relate to accounts payable
  • Experience with ERP systems, particularly accounts payable modules
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft Office applications
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to supervise and mentor junior accounts payable staff
  • We offer opportunities for professional growth and development.

What you need to succeed:

Detail-oriented: As a Senior Accounts Payable Associate needs to have strong attention to detail to ensure accuracy in processing invoices, reconciling accounts, and recording transactions.

  • Organized: This role involves managing a high volume of invoices and payments, so being organised is crucial to keeping track of deadlines and prioritising tasks.
  • Analytical: A Senior Accounts Payable Associate should have strong analytical skills to identify and resolve discrepancies, investigate billing disputes, and reconcile accounts.
  • Problem-solver: This role requires the ability to identify issues and develop solutions to address them effectively.
  • Team player: A Senior Accounts Payable Associate should be able to work collaboratively with other members of the accounting team, as well as vendors and other stakeholders.
  • Strong communication skills: This role involves communicating with vendors, internal departments, and other stakeholders, so effective verbal and written communication skills are essential.
  • Customer-focused: A Senior Accounts Payable Associate should be focused on providing excellent service to vendors and internal customers, addressing their needs and concerns in a timely and professional manner.
  • Adaptable: This role may involve working with different systems and processes, so being able to adapt to changes and learn quickly is important.
  • Ethical: A Senior Accounts Payable Associate should uphold high ethical standards and comply with accounting policies and procedures, including ensuring accurate record-keeping and protecting confidential information.
  • Leadership skills: As a senior member of the accounts payable team, a Senior Accounts Payable Associate may be required to provide guidance and mentorship to junior staff members, so leadership skills are important.

Who we are:

CDW is a leading technology solutions provider to business, government, education and healthcare organisations in the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States. Our fingerprints can be found on technology in workplaces of more than 250,000 companies; from startups to international conglomerates. With the breadth of products and services we offer, there is no request too big or too small. 

What you can expect from us: Culture, coworkers, careers: 

CDW is not only the People Who Get IT, but the People who get People. Our relationships are fueled by our deep expertise and grounded in the CDW Way. Our empowering leadership makes things happen and inspires their teams to do the same. From the teammates beside us to the leaders who guide us, we move forward together. At CDW, you’ll work with people who inspire you. People with positive, success-driven attitudes who you will learn from and forge strong relationships with. Bring your best true self—and your best ideas—to CDW. Because diverse perspectives bring forth better problem solving—and better solutions for our customers on a rapidly evolving technology landscape.


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