Accounts Payable Assistant

Location
London
Salary
Up to £12.82 per hour
Posted
14 Nov 2018
Closes
12 Dec 2018
Ref
Jenny/AP
Contact
Meera Patel
Function
Finance
Sector
Luxury
Job Type
Temporary
Luxury goods dept store, based in central London, requires a temporary Accounts Payable Assistant to join them ASAP for 4-6 weeks. You will support the Accounts Payable Manager and AP team in meeting the departmental targets and objectives. To meet customer and business needs by processing invoices and resolving queries in a timely and accurate manner.

Daily accountabilities;

*To manage a number of AP supplier accounts ensuring invoices are processed and queries raised / resolved in a timely manner
*Build relationships with internal customers and external suppliers
*Pro-actively match invoices using the available technology and resources
*Proactively chase for credit notes relating to returns, monitor the volume / value of returns in-conjunction with invoices to be paid
*Maintain weekly details of payment requests and add relevant comments
*To provide exceptional customer services to internal and external contacts and customers
*Manage and resolve debit balance accounts
*Maximise capture of settlement discount
*Additional focus / priority on key supplier accounts
*Weekly review of supplier ageing, and follow up actions undertaken
*Manage the filing & archiving of processed invoices
*Complete supplier statement reconciliations and record activity on central spreadsheet
*Assist with supplier queries via phone-calls or emails
*Facilitate a flexible/positive and pro-active working environment but with a view to meeting required deadlines
*Continuously seek to improve existing processes to increase efficiency of role / department

The ideal candidate will have experience of working in an AP department, preferably in a retail environment and have good knowledge of Microsoft Office. It would be beneficial if you have understanding of purchase to pay process for stock and overhead supplies.
This is a temporary role initially, but it will turn into a fixed term contract for the right candidate. Please only apply for this role is you are immediately available.

If you don't hear from me within 7 days, please understand on this occasion, your cv hasn't been successful.



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