Accounts Payable Clerk

Website Oxford Instruments

About Us

Oxford Instruments plc is a leading provider of high technology products and services to the world's leading industrial companies and scientific research communities. Our core purpose is to support our customers to address some of the world's most pressing challenges, enabling a greener economy, increased connectivity, improved health and leaps in scientific understanding. We are proud to be recognised as the leaders in what we do and for the difference we make in the world. This is an exciting time to join our growing team!


How we work

We’re committed to being the leading provider of high-tech products and services for the world’s most important industrial and scientific research communities. Our people are vital to our success. We strive to offer the opportunities that will attract, motivate and retain the very best talent in our sector. This involves creating an inclusive environment and culture, where difference is valued and people are recognized for what they deliver and bring to the team.


Empowering People to Make a Difference

We don’t wait for change to happen. We enable it. That’s why we aim to create the best working environment and culture for our people to thrive. We share the same goals and value diversity of thought, perspective and experience. With a focus on the ongoing development, engagement and wellbeing of our people, we know we will continue to exceed customer expectations and drive change for the future.


About the Role:

Reporting to the Regional Controller, the Accounts Payable professional contributes to a fantastic finance team, ensuring accurate, timely and efficient administration and handling of Accounts payable, Capital Assets, Inventory Costing, and GL Account Reconciliation.  The AP performs established processes according to verbal or written instructions, accepts individual responsibility for achievement of scheduled accounting timelines and for quality of work produced, including verification of output to corresponding source documents.  The AP will utilize accounting software and associated computer programs required to ensure accurate records are maintained and completes appropriate and timely data entry processes and documentation according to procedure established into our perpetual based accounting system. This is agreat opporunity to join a growing team of dedicated professionals at Oxford Instruments.


Additional responsibilities:

Possesses the communication skills to interact with interrelated departments to ensure accurate and timely information is recorded.
Support the monthly accounting close through analysis of the general ledger accounts.
Review, verify and match incoming payables to receivings. Enter payables into accounting system review for accuracy and post daily activity according to company guidelines.
Opens, date stamps, and distributes all incoming mail.
Track Capital Assets and perform quarterly audits of same.
Liaise with Materials area and report on inventory costing related issues.
Maintains the confidence of the Manager.  Subjective appraisal performed as part of Performance Development Review (PDR)
Consistently meets Accounting deadlines as defined by the monthly schedule
Maintains a positive, proactive attitude as jointly determined by relevant senior managers
Follows guidelines established with ISO 9000:2000 quality system
About the Candidate:

You have at least 1-2 years experience with similar duties, along with a Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance, equivalent experience, and able to work in a high-pressure environment.  You are proactive and able to identify and communicate suggestions for process improvement.  You are customer service focused,  able to establish good relationships,  and have an appreciation of the requirements of internal and external stake holders.


Additional requirements:

Plans in order to meet own objectives. Puts in place monitoring processes and makes appropriate adjustments when progress is not as planned or when requirements change. Plans own time to maximum effect.
High level of personal organization.
Relates data from different sources to reach logical conclusions. Recognises and acts within the limits of own delegated authority.  Reaches decisions in an objective manner without compromising product quality and with an understanding of the interests of the business.
Uses communication skills effectively in one-to-one.  Ability to listen objectively. Adjusts style of communication according to the needs of the audience

Salary: In accordance with California law, the expected rate for this position is between $27-$30 per hour.  The actual compensation will be determined based on experience and other factors permitted by law.


Oxford Instruments Perks and benefits:

Generous benefit packages - We offer our employees competitive health insurance options, including Medical, Dental, and
Vision plans.
Our 401k program has options for saving both pre- and post-tax dollars for retirement.
Paid Time Off (PTO) Work-life balance is a key part of our company culture here at OI, and we know that our employees do their best work when they can take the time they need to rest and recharge. Employees start with 4 weeks of PTO which is accrued each pay period.
Holidays - We recognize 12 holidays this year
In addition to all the standard PTO options, OI proudly offers a generous and progressive paid family leave policy.
Professional Development - OI supports you and your professional development with $5,250 available in annual tuition reimbursement after 6 months of service.
Oxford Instruments requires all employees to be fully vaccinated by their first day of work. The Company will consider requests for medical or religious accommodation as required by law.


Applicants must be authorized to work for ANY employer in the US. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of employment Visa at this time for this position.


Oxford Instruments Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. EOE/M/F/D/V


This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment. Employers can only use E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the I-9 Form.


Note to recruitment agencies: Oxford Instruments does not accept agency CV’s. Please do not forward details to our jobs alias, Oxford Instruments employees or any other company location. Oxford Instruments is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited CV’s.

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