Dow Jones Accounts Payable Coordinator in LONDON, United Kingdom

Job Description:


Will work as part of the Operational Finance team of 4 and report to the Operational Finance Manager. Will be the key Accounts Payable contact for the EMEA region with responsibility for 18 business units. The role complements the work done by the HQ Accounts Payable Team in the US and Business Process Outsourcing team in India. Good communication skills essential as will need to engage with colleagues across the region to ensure that invoices are processed and paid in a timely manner. The role will provide excellent exposure to the full scope of the Procure to Pay (P2P) process


  • Review and approve invoices for payment ensuring correct coding and proper VAT treatment

  • Create Purchase Order requisitions

  • Assist with the process of onboarding new suppliers

  • Review and approval of employee expenses

  • Provide audit support to other finance departments

  • Assist with month end cost accruals

  • Assist Treasury team with reconciliation of bank accounts

  • Verify changes to supplier bank details

  • Provide training to new starters on the P2P process

  • Assist both employees and suppliers with their queries

Skills and Experience Required

  • Experience working in a busy accounts payable department with an international focus

  • Good knowledge of AP systems (PeopleSoft is an advantage but not essential)

  • Strong communication skills and an excellent team player

  • Attention to detail and ability to work to deadlines

  • Good general computer skills and proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel

  • Fluent in English. Knowledge of other European languages an asset but not essential

  • Proactive attitude with the ability to work with some degree of autonomy to get things done


Company Overview:

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world’s largest news gathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

Requisition ID 2017-29539

Job Locations GBR-LONDON

Job Function Finance

Business Area FINANCE

Job Area1 People, Legal, Finance

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