We are looking for an Accounts Payable Assistant to join the Frontier team, based at Diss on a permanent, full-time basis. We are open to hybrid options for this role, with the right candidate working 3 days from the office, to include a Tuesday and a Wednesday, and 2 days from home.

You will be responsible for maintaining the purchase ledger, processing high volumes of invoices and payments and general ledger coding of invoices, as well as providing excellent customer service to internal and external customers of the business.

The Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Opportunities for a mixture of home and site working (to be agreed with Line Manager)
  • 25 days holiday per calendar year with option to purchase 5 more days
  • Dedicated Learning & Development team to support you and your career
  • Employee Assistance Program providing 24 hours support & advice in areas such as health and wellbeing for yourself, your family & friends (up to 5 people in total)
  • Increased Maternity, Paternity & Adoption leave benefits for eligible employees
  • Life Assurance scheme and pension plan with employer contributions of up to 7%
  • Cycle to Work Scheme, employee retail discount scheme and free eye test vouchers

About You

  • Able to initiate and develop effective working relationships with both internal and external customers
  • Deliver accurate work with a keen eye for detail
  • Able to adapt quickly and successfully
  • Able to multi-task and work to tight deadlines
  • Ability to work within a team, make decisions and manage own workload
  • Confident at handling telephone queries in a professional manner
  • Self-motivated and capable of working on own initiative
  • IT Literate, knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel an advantage

Your Role

As an Accounts Payable Assistant your role will involve:

  • Processing payment runs and Telegraphic Transfers, including foreign currency payments accurately and within the specified time schedules
  • Ensuring payment authorisation procedures are adhered to
  • Accurately processing admin invoices to the accounting system
  • Preparing admin invoices and distributing for general ledger coding
  • General ledger coding of invoices
  • Monitoring the electronic approval system, ensuring queries are resolved in a timely manner
  • Monitoring and actioning the department email inbox
  • Collaboration with key stakeholders within the business
  • Distributing incoming department mail
  • Administering a high number of telephone calls
  • Liaising with internal and external customers/suppliers to ensure timely resolution of queries

About Us

Frontier is a successful and growing business. We are the largest crop production and grain marketing company in the UK, with over 1,000 employees and a turnover of more than £1.5 billion.

With a vision to be the first-choice employer in UK agriculture, we are committed to delivering a culture where people are at the heart of our success.

Award winning for our commitment to people, we have been recognised by Great Place to Work institute since 2012 and we are proud to be ranked by them in the top 30 UK best large places to work.

Our business approach is underpinned by our core values Integrity, Customer focus and Expertise or ‘ICE’. These values support our whole philosophy and way of working and we are always looking to attract talented individuals with either industry knowledge or specialist skills that will help us deliver consistently to these values.

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

We have a clear commitment to equality of opportunity and diversity encouraging fairness and equality of treatment for all. As such we encourage applications from all backgrounds.

We recognise the value of a workforce in which people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to introduce fresh ideas and contribute to the business goals.

We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive environment with inclusive employment policies, such as progressive flexible working and parental policies.

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