Vacancy Details

AP Assistant | Tamworth | Midlands
Competitive Salary


Experience / Duties:


A day in the life of an Accounts Payable Assistant

The day starts at 8.30am ready to tackle the processing of purchases and supplier invoices and ensuring that invoices and credits are appropriately approved, resolving supplier queries and ensuring supplier payments are made on time.


Accounts Payable – what we expect

  • Timely and accurate processing of manual entry invoices
  • Making sure that all queries are managed and resolved in a timely manner
  • Ensure appropriate authorisation and nominal ledger coding of expense invoices
  • Ensure Supplier Statements are reconciled to ledger accounts and any differences are resolved
  • Prompt and accurate preparation of payments for suppliers in accordance with the agreed payment terms
  • Track and chase queries with internal departments and suppliers to ensure all relevant credit notes are received on time
  • Build and develop relationships with Suppliers and internal colleagues
  • Open and amend Supplier Accounts
  • Ensure SOX controls are adhered to
  • Accurate filing of all documentation


Skills needed:

  • Proven experience of working within a high-volume account’s payable environment
  • Good Excel and Microsoft skills
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and oral
  • Ability to identify issues and escalate appropriately
  • High attention to detail
  • Hard working and committed attitude
  • Ability to develop good relationships with suppliers and colleagues
  • Flexible and proactive approach
  • Ability to work to deadlines
Work Hours:

Monday to Friday 8am-5pm or 9am-6pm

More Information:


Founded in 1978 by Sukhpal Singh AhluwaliaEuro Car Parts is part of the LKQ Corporation, a Fortune 500 company and market leader in collision repair and recycled parts in North America and Europe, with an annualized turnover exceeding $5 billion worldwide and more than 30,000 employees across 7 countries.


Euro Car Parts employ 12,000 employees with over 300 branches, 14 hubs, 4 National Distribution Centres and our Head Office functions in both Wembley and our new premises in Tamworth, as well as Technical Sales Trainers and Specialist Teams.


We distribute parts for all makes of cars and light commercial vehicles and have over 140,000 different stocked part numbers, significantly exceeding our competitors. With turnover in excess of £1bn, the company is expanding rapidly across the UK and Europe, with acquisitions including Arleigh Group, Andrew Page and Team P R Reilly.


It’s passion, high energy, tenacity and a “will to win” are the driving force behind the astounding, yet consistent growth.  At Euro Car Parts we recognise that our people are our most valuable asset. They make the difference between good and great.



Your career with Euro Car Parts is only limited by your ambition and will to succeed.


For exceeding expectations in this fiercely competitive market we offer;


  • A highly competitive salary
  • Genuine career progression
  • Holiday discounts with cashback
  • Up to 40% discount for tickets to major family attractions and cinemas
  • Up to 20% discounts for various high street retailers
  • Plus amazing deals and discounts for 3000 gyms in the UK


For more information or to arrange an informal discussion: Please email your CV directly to sarah.grey@eurocarparts.com


Due to the large volumes of CVs we are currently receiving we are unable to respond to each applicant individually.