Accounts Payable Assistant - Luxury Retailer

Job Title: Accounts Payable Assistant - Luxury Retailer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, London
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + excellent benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 2569865
Contact Name: Ricci Gowland
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 05, 2016 10:11

Job Description

Handle are proud to be working alongside a leading luxury retailer in the search to find an Accounts Payable Assistant to join their ever-growing and fast-paced finance team. This is an amazing opportunity to work for an iconic brand with an established international presence.

Reporting to the Purchas Ledger Manager, the Accounts Payable Administrator will be fully responsible for the day to day management of all stock suppliers across the business and developing a working relationship with all key contacts within the company.

The role:

  • Processing of all stock invoices, matching to relevant purchase orders
  • Establish yourself as the key point of contact for the accounts payable team within the merchandising and product development departments
  • Ensure invoices are paid in accordance with agreed supplier terms
  • Reconcile supplier accounts on a regular basis and resolve all anomalies and discrepancies
  • Responsible for the accurate inputting and coding of purchase invoices and credit notes
  • Ensure invoices are paid in accordance with agreed supplier terms
  • Assist with the collation and review of payment proposals and ensure remittance advices are sent to suppliers
  • Assist in the processing of company credit card returns, ensuring VAT is correctly accounted for
  • Respond to supplier queries in a professional, efficient and timely manner
  • Assist the Purchase Ledger Manager with all month-end procedures to ensure that agreed timescales are achieved.

The candidate:

  • At least 3 years' experience in an accounts payable role
  • Retail stock processing experience

The company offers excellent training, development and career prospects. Excellent benefits are also available with this opportunity too!

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.