Group Accounts Payable Assistant

England, London, West End
£35000 - £40000 per annum
23 Jan 2023
30 Jan 2023
Shendl Van-Wyk
Job Title
Accounts Payable
Experience Levels
Part Qualified
Contract Type
Full Time

Group Accounts Payable Assistant
Up to £40,000 depending on experience
12 month FTC
Hybrid Working / West End

I am currently recruiting for a 12 month fixed term contract on behalf of a Global FTSE 100 Luxury Retail brand. My client requires someone able to start in February, with a solid AP background and experience in bank reconciliations, managing the PO process and assisting with cashflow forecasting. This is an incredible organisation to work for where you will be given great exposure!

Responsibilities will include:

*Owning the Group Accounts Payable (AP) & Recharge process for Head Office
*Preparing and processing invoices into the system, ensuring costs are accounted for correctly to the appropriate cost centre
*Working collaboratively with others in the Group team and challenging any unusual costs requested for processing
*Managing Suppliers and remaining professional when dealing with issues as and when they arise
*Keeping on top of invoices to ensure that suppliers are paid on time and regularly reviewing the aged creditors listing
*Maintain invoice/AP tracker and invoice filing system for the Head Office
*Preparation of cashflow forecast of contracts which are paid for on behalf of Head Office
*Own the Purchase Order process and ensure creation of Purchase Orders on a timely basis, ensuring appropriate authorisation is received
*Maintaining the appropriate level of supporting documentation and reconciliations
*Preparation of Accounts Payable, Receivables and Bank reconciliations
*Preparation of the intercompany matrix, agreeing balances with counterparties on a regular basis
*Raising recharge invoices to other Operating Companies within the Group and regularly reviewing the aged debtors listing
*Flexibly supporting ad hoc work as required

*General accounting experience
*Knowledge of relevant accounting software
*Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
*Proficient in data entry and management

Key Skills:
*Strong Organisation Skills
*Excellent Communication and Interpersonal Skills
*Attention to detail
*Ability to meet deadlines
*Hardworking and responsible
*Planning and problem solving skills
*Stakeholder management
*Team Player
*Ability to challenge and push back when required