Accounts Payable Assistant

Recruiter
Mountain Warehouse
Location
London (Central)
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
09 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are currently recruiting for an Accounts Payable Assistant to join a busy, friendly team in a rapidly expanding retailer based in central London. Mountain Warehouse currently trades from 280 stores including 27 stores in Europe and 45 in US and Canada. We also have a thriving e-commerce site and trade through a number of online marketplaces (e.g. Amazon, Ebay) in the UK and internationally.

Reporting to the Accounts Payable Supervisor, you will work with the finance team to ensure suppliers are paid accurately and on time, delivering accounts payable and resolving issues.

Reporting to the Accounts Payable Supervisor, you will work with the finance team to ensure suppliers are paid accurately and on time, delivering accounts payable and resolving issues.

What you'll be doing

  • Process multi-currency purchase invoices including checking all cost centre and GL account coding to ensure accurate financial reporting
  • Ensure all invoices/expenses have been appropriately authorized
  • Prepare, process and record payment runs in the accounting system, ensuring that payment priorities are discussed with the internal business team
  • Matching and allocating direct debits to suppliers
  • Preparation of aged creditors reports
  • Supplier statement reconciliations, resolving any supplier queries
  • Liaising with internal and external contacts to resolve invoice queries in a timely manner
  • Scanning and filing of Supplier invoices/credit notes
  • Supporting co-workers within the team and working together to achieve business targets
  • Distribute incoming documents within the business
  • Raise invoices to external companies as required

We would love to meet someone with

  • Relevant experience working in a high volume accounts payable role
  • Previous SUN experience would be an advantage
  • Understanding of double entry book keeping
  • Open, friendly person who is proactive, keen to develop and work as part of a team
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent numeracy and IT skills (particularly Excel)
  • Excellent attention to detail, performing all work with high levels of accuracy