Accounts Payable Assistant

Job Title: Accounts Payable Assistant
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Reference: BBBH338_1530286620
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 29, 2018 16:37

Job Description

Harper May are currently working with a leading luxury retail brand. They currently operate throughout the UK and are looking to take on a accounts payable assistant on an interim basis, with the opportunity to go permanent. The desired candidate will be immediately available and have to have the correct experience working in a fast paced environment to tight deadlines reporting to the management accountant. This luxury retail brand are quickly becoming one of the most desired throughout the UK expanding overseas and on-to the online market also. Previous experience in luxury retail would be beneficial.
Key responsibilities

  • Assisting the management accountant with month end postings
  • Maintaining records of invoices, payments and transactions
  • Preparing accounts payable, invoices and purchase orders
  • Processing cheques
  • Review ageing on a regular basis and provide updates upon request to finance team
  • Issue remittance at the point the payment run is approved
  • Review AP report regularly to identify debit balances and allocation of payments
  • Perform supplier statement reconciliations on a daily basis

Desired characteristics

  • ACCA or CIMA (part qualified)
  • Previous experience as an financial assistant is preferred
  • Ability to work within a team
  • Good communicator