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Accounts Payable Assistant

14,669 P.A. ?
Location: Dumfries
Company: Covetrus
Hours: Full time
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We are currently looking for an Accounts Payable Assistant to come and join the finance team in Dumfries.

You will be responsible for processing all incoming overhead invoices. Perform the day to day processing of accounts payable transactions to ensure finances are maintained in an effective, up to date and accurate manner

Main activities will be: -

  • Processing overhead invoices onto AP ledger in a timely fashion in compliance with financial policies & procedures
  • Preparing payment proposals
  • Notifying payees by email of remittances for certain payments
  • Performing supplier statement reconciliations
  • Processing internal supplier set-up & payment approval forms
  • Regularly liaising with other departments and handling issues arising


  • Prior experience of purchase ledger duties essential
  • Experience working within a Finance Team ideally within a similar organisation
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Good Communication Skills
  • The ability to work to deadlines
  • The ability to work with colleagues from other departments

Who are Covetrus?

Covetrus is a global animal-health technology and services company supporting the companion, equine and large animal veterinary markets. We put veterinarians at the centre of everything we do, and work as a trusted extension of their healthcare team.

As a global animal-health company with a mission to advance the world of veterinary medicine, we are dedicated to providing ethical and sustainable solutions that improve the lives of our employees, customers, and partners, while positively impacting the communities we serve.

Our values guide us every day.

Do Good, Be Passionate, Never Settle, Share the Customer Goal and Give Power

In addition to the essential duties and responsibilities listed above, all positions are also responsible for:

  • Meeting company standards pertaining to quantity and quality of work performed on an ongoing basis, performing all work related tasks in a manner that is in compliance with all Company policies and procedures
  • Adhering to Company policies, procedures, and directives regarding standards of workplace behaviour in completing job duties and assignments.

Covetrus is an equal opportunity employer committed to promoting and supporting a diverse community and inclusive culture for all employees. Each of us contributes to inclusion—we all have a role to play. Our culture is the result of our behaviours, our shared values and our personal commitments. We encourage our people to adopt a growth mindset and to bravely share perspectives, empowering all of us to connect, belong, and grow. Our Global Diversity & Inclusion program outlines our Company Commitments to drive real and lasting change – supporting an anti-racist, diverse, inclusive and equitable culture at Covetrus.

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