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Accounts Payable Assistant

We are recruiting for an Accounts Payable Assistant to join our established Finance department. You will have experience working with volume within a SME and relevant Accounts Payable experience. As the Accounts Payable Assistant, you will proactively deal with large volume of invoices and / or suppliers’ correspondences with accuracy and speed

Key Responsibilities

  • Process Documents of Collection payments within set deadlines and ensuring filing of invoices in a timely manner
  • To become the focal point of contact on selected suppliers’ group and ensuring services are not suspended as a result of overlooked invoices
  • Maintain good and regular communication with the Shipping and Product departments for the quick processing of stock invoices (GRNs)
  • Processing supplier invoices and credit notes using AS400
  • Dealing with Documentary Collections to ensure deadlines are met
  • Invoice matching to the AS400 for all stocks receipted (GRNs)
  • Nominal coding, matching and batching of invoices from different currencies to the AS400
  • Ensure all foreign VAT figures are posted correctly and providing backup to the Accounts assistant to reclaim
  • Distributing invoices for authorisation and clearing for payment
  • Processing weekly payment runs / creating payment lists and running payments through BACS, CHAPS, cheques or transfer as required
  • Providing remittance advices to suppliers for their cash allocation
  • Ad hoc duties as required

About You

This is a great role for someone with at least 12 months experience working within Purchase Ledger or Accounts Payable functions.

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Reliable, self-disciplined, speed and accuracy essential
  • Team player
  • Ability to work within set deadlines
  • Good aptitude for IT – knowledge of software packages
  • Experience working in a multi-currency environment
  • Experience in analysing information

Hours and Benefits

We offer flexible working hours for all Head Office staff. Our hours are 8am-4:30pm, 8:30am-5pm, 9am-5:30pm and 10am-6:30pm including 30mins early finish Fridays.

  • Competitive salary
  • Company performance related bonus
  • Cycle to work
  • Life insurance
  • Private healthcare
  • Staff discount
  • 25 days annual leave and bank holidays
  • Buy extra holidays

We regret that due to the volume of applications, only successful applicants will be contacted

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Perks & Benefits

  • Flexible working hours

  • 25 days holiday

  • Staff discount

  • Healthcare & Life Insurance

  • Buy extra Holidays

  • Cycle to work

  • Generous pension scheme

  • Plus more

Work With Us

Our head office is in the heart of London. It’s where everything happens from Design, Product Development, Marketing, Customer Service and Operations. We have over 200 shops around the world, from Manchester to Brighton, Paris, New York, Seoul and Tokyo to name a few. 

We’re an ambitious brand, collaborating with some of the best designers and partners in the world. But we’re only as good as our employees, so we look to attract people who are passionate with diverse backgrounds and experience. 

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