Accounts Payable - Stevenage

Role Title and Location: Accounts Payable, Stevenage

Job Ref No:P7471

MBDA Level of role: 2/3

Reports to Financial Controller

The Role

  • An opportunity has arisen to join the UK Bought Ledger team of the Finance directorate

  • The role deals with the invoices and supporting data from a number of suppliers

  • Responsibility for arranging periodic supplier payment runs

  • Provides suppliers with particular information they may require when initially setting up or reviewing our company as a customer
  • An opportunity to assess and improve current processes and procedures for the Bought Ledger team and be a key part of ensuring successful implementation

What’s in it for you?

  • Undertaking an established role in a very supportive environment with the scope to innovate and help drive change
  • Liaison with suppliers, purchasing and colleagues from other functions
  • Gather further experience of the industry widely used SAP R3 accounts payable software

What’s great about the team?

  • Part of the Accounting Services team within the UK Financial Accounting & Reporting department committed to assisting the business in providing timely and accurate financial records
  • Team is located together in a part of a large open plan friendly environment

What are we looking for?


  • A good understanding and experience of using SAP
  • Experience of accounts payable
  • Working in a fast paced environment and ability to deal with high volume
  • To understand and manage challenges that might be experienced in such a role
  • Good interpersonal skills for liaison with suppliers and other functions
  • Used to working towards and achieving deadlines
  • You will have a willing, helpful attitude and a calm professional manner
  • Enjoy working with a small team as part of a wider finance function
  • High level of attention to detail


  • Confident using excel – proficient with Pivot tables, V-look up etc.

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