Accounts Payable Retail

Consumer Additions
Central London, London
10 Jul 2017
08 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We are working in partnership with a growing UK Retailer, who are looking for a bright and up-and-coming Accounts Payable Accountant to join their growing team.

You will be responsible for your own ledger in their portfolio, so this opportunity offers a great chance to have ownership and develop your skills in a fast paced business. This is initially a 6 month contract whilst they recruit permanently, natrually the successful applicant will be considered for the permenant role is they so wish.


  • Ensure all vendor invoices are allocated for authorisation, including purchase orders where applicable
  • Ensure that all invoices are scanned and routed correctly in a timely manner
  • Running weekly and monthly Payment Runs for all the relevant ledgers.
  • Ensure all expense claims are processed and adhere to the correct requirements.
  • Monthly clearance of AP entries on bank reconciliations.
  • Reconciliation of supplier statements and follow through on any requests such as copy invoices.
  • Ensure suppliers receive payment in a timely fashion
  • Provide cover for your personal ledger cash banking processes
  • Continuously seek ways to improve personal, team and business performance
  • Ensure that all relevant information is communicated speedily and accurately in a way that ensures that the information is received and easily understood


  • Some previous Finance or Accounts Payable experience preferable
  • Fast and Accurate Data Entry, with reconciliation and problem solving skills
  • Able to work on own Initiative
  • Good working knowledge of Excel
  • Positive with a "can do" attitude
  • Team player who enjoys working in a high achieving environment

This company offers a fantastic working environment and opportunities for growth.