• Location: Scotland – West Lothian – Livingston
  • Employee status: Fixed Term
  • Closing date: 20-01-2018
  • Reference number: 38531

Accounts Payable Assistant – Italian Speaking

3 month FTC
Livingston, West Lothian

We’re part of Europe’s leading entertainment and communications business. With over 22 million customers across five countries, we make life easier by entertaining and connecting people. It’s a genuine team effort. That’s why we want talented people, like you, to join us and help make the future happen.

There are a number of opportunities available for candidates who have a solid background within transactional finance, ideally gained within a shared service/global finance team.

The perks

As a valued employee of Sky, you’ll benefit from a free Sky Q premium package (one off payment required for installation), an excellent pension scheme and private health care. Plus, there’s a great range of other benefits to fit around your needs too.

Your key responsibilities

– Process travel and expense (T&E) reimbursements in accordance with internal control standards and requirements
– Perform daily operations including problem resolution
– Manage the expense settlement process
– Resolve employee expense queries, disputes and ensure all T&E related inquiries are handled within the service level agreement (SLA)
Master Data
– Perform analytical review and analysis of data
– Control data integrity including managing data redundancy
– Receive requests from the user community for changes to, or creation of master data records
– Manage data requests through the validation and approval process for project-related data, legal entities, cost centres & accounts as well as supplier master data
– Verify the completeness and accuracy of accounts payable (AP) invoices including ensuring the proper backup and necessary approvals for AP invoices
– Check and verify supplier documentation to adhere to compliance with tax legislation
– Managing error resolution and invoice exceptions daily
– Ensure matching of invoices to purchases made
– Verify the correctness of the invoices on the system prior to posting

Your Skills

– Fundamental knowledge of accounting and finance
– Proficient in Microsoft Office
– Italian language skills for business – the ability to confidently communicate both verbally and in writing
– Experience within a high volume Accounts Payable team
– Knowledge of ERP, ideally SAP and/or Ariba
– For some of these roles studying towards a relevant qualification will be an advantage e.g. CIMA, ACCA


If you’re ready to work in a dynamic environment alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, apply today

Happy to talk flexible working

It’s our people that make Sky Europe’s leading entertainment company. That’s why we work hard to be an inclusive employer, so everyone at Sky can be their best.

If you are successful in your application for this role, your appointment will be subject to receiving a positive outcome from your Criminal Record Check.