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Accounts Payable Clerk

Office Based - London, UK

Canonical is seeking an accounting clerk to ensure the accuracy of the A/P ledgers, process supplier invoices in a timely and accurate manner, prepare supplier payments, deal with queries effectively and efficiently, and maintain compliance with processes and procedures.  This is an entry-level role with ample opportunity to advance within our finance organization for hard-working individuals, as well as support for continuing education and the pursuit of certifications.

This role is office-based out of London, and will report to our Global Controller.

Key responsibilities

  • Accuracy of the A/P ledgers
  • Manage vendor data (names, addresses, etc.), validate and get approval for new accounts, and maintain audit record of vendor data changes and approvals
  • Processing of supplier invoices in a timely and accurate manner, including entry of invoices into accounting systems and maintenance of files in a tidy and organised manner
  • Preparation of supplier payments in line with the payments timetable and presented for approval in a clear and organised format
  • Identified payments properly withheld, monitored and released when approval given
  • Help with month end processes: prepayments, accruals, bank reconciliations and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Resolve questions/issues in an organised and controlled manner, escalating when appropriate in a timely manner
  • Maintain compliance with processes and procedures, recommend corrective action when identified and maintain suitable records to demonstrate compliance

Valued skills and experience

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting
  • Organised, disciplined and focused on accuracy and meeting deadlines
  • Confident communication skills
  • Good spreadsheet skills or professional accounting experience
  • Prior experience using any major accounting system a plus

What Canonical offers:

  • Personal learning and development budget 
  • Annual compensation review
  • Recognition rewards
  • Annual leave
  • Priority Pass for travel

Canonical is a growing international software company that works with the open-source community to deliver Ubuntu, the world’s best free software platform. Our services help businesses worldwide reduce costs, improve efficiency and enhance security with Ubuntu.

We are proud to foster a workplace free from discrimination. Diversity of experience, perspectives, and background create a better work environment and better products. Whatever your identity we will give your application fair consideration.

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