Accounts Payable Specialist


Job Role: Accounts Payable Specialist
Reporting to: Group Finance Reporting Manager

We are currently supporting an independent oil and gas company in their search an Accounts Payable specialist.

This is a part time role that is perfectly suited to a postgraduate who still needs time to study or even someone who just want to spend more time with family and friends.
This role is also hugely flexible on location with most employees working remotely, but some do come into their Soho offices on a more regular basis.

Job Description:

Responsibility and ownership of Accounts Payable function

  • Ensure invoices are processed in a timely manner in Proactis
  • Point of contact for supplier queries

Other responsibilities

  • Uploading of daily FX rates/share price
  • Preparation of weekly aged creditors report
  • Preparation of bank journals and monthly bank reconciliations
  • Ensure all creditor accounts in Infor SUN are clean
  • Supplier on-boarding in SureCloud/ due diligence / purchase orders
  • Preparation of SUN forms for new supplier/account codes/analysis codes
  • Preparation of wire requisitions for treasury team
  • Uploading payment runs into SUN system (this would mainly consist of HQ invoices)
  • Building relationships across the business to understand the departmental budget
  • Prepare monthly actuals vs budget reporting for each department
  • Processing of employee expenses
  • Preparation of debit notes for Vietnam or Egypt businesses
  • Preparation of secondees invoices / reconciliation of debtors account

Ad-hoc tasks

  • Assist with the preparation of the Annual Report & Accounts and half yearly results presentations to the market
  • Deal with external and internal audit queries in relation to areas of responsibility


  • Previous experience of an Accounts Payable role is essential
  • Knowledge of SUN, Proactis and SureCloud is preferred
  • Strong team player and desire to take on key responsibility for the Accounts Payable function
  • Interest in the oil and gas industry

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you're looking for from your next role.