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Accounts Assistant


Title: Accounts Assistant

Hours: 37.5 per week

Location: 5 days site based in Grangemouth

Salary: Competitive

Contract type: Permanent  


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A truly global company, INEOS comprises of 36 businesses with 194 sites in 29 countries throughout the world. We also encompass a range of consumer brands and sports interests.

INEOS Grangemouth is an integrated refinery and petrochemicals centre of excellence. We are the largest manufacturing site in Scotland. Click here to find out more Grangemouth | INEOS.

We pride ourselves in offering a working environment that is friendly and welcoming, that offers employees true autonomy and empowerment and that enables everyone to achieve their goals and to have a fulfilling professional career with us. At Grangemouth and across the wider INEOS family, there are always opportunities.

Our aim, as always, is to find new, improved ways of doing things. Whether that’s through improving the energy efficiency of our plants, developing new ways of working or delivering on our net zero promises, we like to push boundaries and overcome challenges.

If you share our vision for a sustainable future; if you possess the skills and competencies to help deliver our net zero road map; if you want to play your part in the remarkable next step the UK petrochemical sector, we’d like to hear from you.


We now require an Accounts Assistant with relevant experience to join our European Accounts Payable Team.

Key Accountabilities

  • Ensure invoices are processed and matched correctly to Purchase Orders against the correct legal entity and correct supplier account for payment.
  • To handle incoming mail, pre-audit and prepare for scanning.
  • OCR / index all scanned or electronically received invoices.
  • Issue invoices that cannot be processed further to the business using the system workflow.
  • Prepare, review and send out weekly blocked invoice reports.
  • Follow up outstanding invoices, liaising and working closely with Procurement and the business across UK & Europe to ensure no supplier accounts are put on hold.
  • Respond to supplier queries by phone or email.  Managing queries to resolution through investigation, reconciliation, and escalation.
  • Process intercompany invoices in a timely manner.
  • Perform regular supplier statement reconciliations.


You should:

  • Have at least 12 months experience working within an Accounts Payable function.
  • Show good attention to detail, excellent organisational and communication skills.
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of Accounts Payable processes and procedures.
  • Be able to prioritise and co-ordinate tasks efficiently to meet deadlines set.
  • Have good IT skills.

You may also:

  • Have experience in High Volume Processing & a fast-paced background.
  • Have previous SAP knowledge.


  • 34 days holiday (optional salary sacrifice to purchase up to 5 extra days)
  • Benefits Platform – access to discounts on high street stores etc.  Discounted PMI, Travel Insurance etc.
  • Up to 20% Discretionary Bonus Opportunity
  • Scottish Widows Contributory Pension including employer contributions
  • Free On-site Gym
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Enhanced maternity leave
  • Salary Sacrifice Car and Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Ongoing Career Development


Application Process

Interested candidates should submit their CV via our website

Pre-screen (If applicable)

Applicants with a successful CV may be invited to an online MS Teams or telephone call to further discuss the role, the organisation and your suitability.

Formal Interview

Successful applicants will then be invited to interview which will consist of behavioural and technical questions.

Provisional Offer

If you are selected as the preferred candidate you will receive a provisional offer which will be subject to a medical assessment and reference checks.

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