Accounts Payable Controller

HBP Systems
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Part Time
£15,600 - £17,600 per year
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If you love all things finance and you love variety in your role, then we would like to hear from you.

The HBP Group is a dynamic and growing IT company with a commitment to excellence in everything we do. We are currently seeking a motivated and detail-oriented part time Accounts Payable Controller to join our finance team.

If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding career in finance, we want to hear from you!

Who are we?

The HBP Group is the number one choice for many businesses across the UK looking for reliable, award-winning business technology. Providing a range of services including local IT Support, Accounts software and EPOS solutions. We offer our customers a range of the best market-leading products and services to streamline complex business processes and increase efficiency. We have 3 offices including our head office in Scunthorpe, an office in Hull and another office in Peterborough.

What will the role include?

As an Accounts Payable Controller, you will play a key role in managing our company’s financial records. Responsible for the whole purchase ledger process, from PDN through to invoices and reconciliation. Implementing and maintaining robust processes and systems.

Maintaining a high level of communication both internally and with suppliers via email and telephone. Ensuring timely payment of all supplier invoices within their agreed payment terms.

You will provide a professional and efficient service to the finance function, routinely updating all records and having a good knowledge and understanding of the status of all supplier accounts on your ledger. Liaising closely with the wider team and directly with suppliers to resolve purchase invoice queries promptly ensuring no pricing / service issues and providing accurate financial information to the Senior Leadership Team as needed.

Working Pattern: Mon – Fri (5.5 hrs per day including unpaid 30 min lunch break).
Choice of start time: 8am, 8.30am or 9am.
Location: Scunthorpe.


Within this role, some of the key areas you will be responsible for are:

  • Processing and recording supplier invoices and credit notes accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Matching purchase orders with invoices and resolving discrepancies.
  • Reconciling supplier statements to ensure all outstanding invoices are accounted for.
  • Preparing payment runs and processing supplier payments.
  • Handling supplier inquiries and resolving payment-related issues.
  • Maintaining organised and up-to-date records in the purchase ledger.
  • Assisting with month-end and year-end financial closings.
  • Collaborating with other finance team members on ad-hoc projects and tasks.

Knowledge & Experience (Essential)

Here’s why you’ll be great in this role…

  • Proven experience as an Accounts Payable Controller or in a similar role.
  • Experienced in Excel and Microsoft office packages.
  • Knowledge of software packages such as Exchequer and BACS.
  • Strong attention to detail and a commitment to accuracy.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills.
  • Good communication and problem-solving abilities.
  • High level of self-motivation.
  • Ability to work independently and is also an exceptional team player, with strong collaboration skills to support not only the finance team but the wider team across multiple areas of the business.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion at all times.

Desirable – But not essential!

  • AAT Level 2 qualification or equivalent (or significant accounting / business & finance knowledge)

Why work for us?

Here at the HBP Group we are passionate about our business and our customers, and believe our people are our most valuable asset. Driven by our commitment to creating a great place to work for all our staff, we are always looking for ways to improve our employee experience.

Accredited to The Living Wage Foundation, we are a Real Living Wage Employer and this year we were awarded Best Companies One To Watch accreditation. However, we’re not going to stop there and are focused on achieving 3 Star “World Class employer to work for” accreditation in the future.

That’s why it’s a great time to join The HBP Group… As we continue our successful journey with exciting and achievable growth plans, we want to focus not only on our overall commercial objectives but creating a great working environment for our staff to thrive.

That’s why we are looking for people who are passionate, trustworthy, and forward-thinking to join our team.

On top of the normal benefits, we think some of the amazing reasons to join us are:

  • a choice of start times *
  • 28 days of holiday, plus bank holidays = 36 days holiday total! (prorated for part time employees)
  • Option to sell back holiday*
  • Salary Sacrifice Pension Scheme*
  • A pro-active team of staff who organise regular social events and sporting activities – This includes a Mid-Year and Year End Appreciation Party. We also have a number of themed office days including for Pancake day and also to support our chosen charities.
  • A friendly inclusive environment across the whole office – we really are a great bunch!
  • Charity activities to raise money for staff selected causes – events include 3 Peaks challenge and a Game a Thon.
  • Enhanced Maternity Pay *
  • Enhanced Paternity Pay *
  • Enhanced Bereavement Leave, with our “Time to say goodbye leave”
  • Free lunches
  • Casual business dress code (with option to choose from our free workwear wardrobe selection)
  • Christmas Thank You Bonus *
  • Support and guidance from your very first day!
  • Tailored Training Plans to support success in your role
  • Personal Development Plans to support career advancement
  • On-site parking
  • Company Sick Pay *
  • Wellness activities

* Length of service eligibility criteria

If you are a dedicated and detail-oriented individual looking to make an impact in the finance field, we would love to hear from you.

Closing Date: 10.12.2023

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Salary: £15,600-£17,600 per year

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Some of our most popular perks and benefits…

We provide everything we can to keep you motivated and to help you enjoy your working life. You are the company’s most valuable asset and some of the benefits we offer to our staff are…


28 Days Holiday Allowance

Plenty of holiday allowance (plus the bank holidays) to give you a chance to refresh and rewind throughout the year.


A personalised development plan

A training plan which is tailored to your needs to help you flourish and develop in the areas which matter the most.


Maternity Support Package

We love welcoming new additions to the HBP family but we also like looking after our mums at any of these important moments too.


Bi-Annual Appreciation Parties

Twice a year we feedback to everyone about our performance as a company and have a good ol’ knees up too!


Heads, Boobs and Balls

We provide paid-for sessions with our mental health counsellor as well as breast/testical checks for anyone that needs them.


The HBP Group Wardrobe

Every member of staff can choose up to 8 items of clothing from our selection of polos, shirts, jackets and fleeces.


Free Food & Drink, Everyday!

Our staff kitchen provides our team with hot drinks and freshly cooked jacket potatoes every single day.


Matched Charity Fundraising

Every year the charities we support are chosen by our staff and we match every penny that’s raised throughout the year too.


Christmas Bonus Scheme

To recognise the efforts of people throughout the business we save a special financial treat for a special time of year.


Wellness Wednesdays

Our regular sessions help staff look after everything from physical health, finance health and mental health.


Themed Celebration Days

We make those special days throughout the year extra special with office themed celebrations whenever we get the excuse to!


Environmental Policies & Projects

We take our responsibilities seriously and are always looking for ways to improve the work we already do in this area.

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