Accounts Payable Assistant - Retail - London or Leavesden

Job Title: Accounts Payable Assistant - Retail - London or Leavesden
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBHAP060721
Contact Name: Charley Callier
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 06, 2021 10:30

Job Description

Accounts Payable Assistant - Growing Retail - London or Leavesden Office

A leader within the Retail industry are going through a rapid phases of growth and development within the Finance function and with that we are looking for a number of Accounts Payable Assistants to come on board on a permanent basis!

These Accounts Payable roles will be responsible for the day to day running of the AP team working closely with senior management. This is a role working within a fast paced, collaborative team and offers a fantastic working environment, office space and the potential to grow professionally.

Key responsibilities:

  • Matching stock receipted into the warehouse with supplier invoices.
  • Preparation of multi-currency payment runs
  • Ensuring prompt payment for stock, enabling us to take maximum settlement discounts
  • Raising price dispute notes to the B & M Teams where necessary
  • Ensuring correct debit note deductions are raised and deducted from suppliers
  • Verifying that key high value/volume debit notes are agreed by suppliers
  • Review and investigation of Goods Received not Invoiced (GRNI)
  • Review and investigation of unallocated cash
  • Check any accounts with debit balances, requesting refunds where appropriate
  • Review and clearing down of Unapproved Invoices Register
  • Reconciling key supplier accounts on a regular rotational basis, to ensure clear visibility of issues on major accounts
  • Assisting with the production of weekly/monthly KPI reporting
  • Assisting the Team Leader with the production of weekly/monthly reporting for management accounts purposes
  • Liaise with auditors during year end process

Key skills:

  • Previous experience within Accounts Payable (at least 2 years is desired)
  • A background in Retail/Stock is highly desirable
  • Experience using MS Dynamics would be advantageous
  • High volume, multi currency experience (+300 invoices a week)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a high volume, fast paced environment
  • Hands on, enthusiastic work approach
  • Team player
  • Ability to prioritise work load and work to tight deadlines
  • Highly organised

Apply today!

Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds

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.