Accounts Payable Assistant

East London, London
Study Support
10 May 2019
10 Jun 2019
Tara Magwenzi
Contract type
Part time

The client is looking for an Accounts Payable Assistant to join their vibrant team and use their initiative to think on their feet and bring their skill-set to the table. The roles includes invoice processing on accounts payable and accounts receivable, as well as giving exposure to bank reconciliations as well.

Client Details

The client aim to be the best luxury shopping experience in the world and their approach has earned them double digit £m revenue and more than 100%+ annual growth. Previously, they've been voted as one of the fastest growing Tech Companies in the UK. Their offices are in a shared working space that hosts impeccable views and it's extremely trendy, modern and vibrant.


The key responsibilities include:

  • Daily upload into our finance system (Netsuite) of Bank Statement and Credit Card transactions and reconciliations
  • Processing purchase invoices and bank transfers in an accurate and timely manner for the Personal Shopping team
  • Communicating as required with the Personal Shopping team via messaging platforms, primarily Slack
  • Processing overhead invoices in an accurate and timely manner
  • Preparing the weekly staff expenses and purchase ledger payment run
  • Raising sales invoices to our brand partners and managing the credit control activities for these customers
  • Assisting with credit card management for the business including making applications for new starters and cancelling cards for leavers
  • Investigation and resolution of issues for any bank/credit card related transactions
  • Ensure we adhere to agreed policies and escalate any breach of policy to finance management
  • Ad-hoc administration support for the wider Finance Team


The successful candidate will:

    • Ideally have a University Education
    • Part Qualified or studying their ACCA/CIMA/AAT
    • 1+ year direct experience in a similar role - essential

    • Experience in a high volume, data processing role - essential

    • Luxury, fashion or retail industry - preferred

    • Self-organised with strong time management, self-disciplined, excellent attention to detail, able to work under pressure and deadlines

    • Strong numeracy

    • Proficient in Excel and Word

    • Familiarity with NetSuite is an advantage

Job Offer

On offer to the candidate is:

  • A salary up to £25k D.O.E
  • Study Support
  • 25 days holiday (with bank holidays on top)

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