Accounts Payable Officer

Job Description

An exciting 6 Month Contract exists for an experienced Accounts Payable specialist to join the Financial Control team as the organisation continues to grow and the team’s involvement in all facets of the business expands.  This includes several transformation initiatives which are helping to automate and streamline the accounts payable process. 

Optiver is a leading global proprietary trading firm. We provide the most up-to-date and competitive prices to anyone wanting to buy or sell financial instruments. Achieving this requires excellence in everything we do. We constantly look for opportunities to advance and improve our pricing, trade execution, and risk management. This rigorous approach helps us realize our mission each and every day: improve the market

We have a performance-driven culture and continually strive for enhanced knowledge, innovative problem solving and streamlined systems and processes.  We are passionate about creating value for the business and supporting the continued success of Optiver. We believe in people with ideas who challenge the status quo and want to help you reach your potential.



Reporting to the Finance Manager, you will complement team by:

  • Day to day processing of all invoices
  • Management of corporate credit cards and expense claims (automated through Concur)
  • Performing new vendor set up procedures
  • Ensuring the Authorised Signature policy is adhered to
  • Managing internal staff and external creditors relations
  • Assisting with maintenance of fixed asset registers
  • Adhering to the Risk & Control framework and reporting of AP KRIs
  • Assisting with Continuous Process Improvement initiatives



  • 3+ years’ experience as an Accounts Payable specialist for a medium sized organisation
  • Strong communication and stakeholder’s management skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Strong control mindset and high level of integrity
  • Disciplined planning and time management
  • Strong change agent with keen interest and aptitude in process and system improvements
  • Previous experience of using technology to create the most effective and efficient processes
  • Previous experience in Oracle NetSuite will be highly valued
  • Intermediate MS Excel skills
  • Self-learner with high aptitude for problem solving


We believe in people with ideas who challenge the status quo and want to help you reach your potential. We have an extensive list of amazing benefits, designed to keep our employees happy and healthy while they work. You will get the support and tools to develop your skills on the job so that you feel empowered to be at your best. Benefits include breakfast and lunch facilities, training opportunities, gym membership and many more.