Accounts Payable & Retail Assistant

Job Title: Accounts Payable & Retail Assistant
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: East London, London
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 3 Months
REF: JT2903AP_1550661027
Contact Name: Jackie Turner
Contact Email:
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

Our client is fast growing retailer and has a very exciting 2019 with 2 futher pop up stores opening across the UK.

This position is a 3 month FTC that could potentially go permanent!

The role is to work within a fun, fast paced team supporting the Financial Controller and the wider team on all aspects of retail accounting as well as assisting with accounts payable duties.


Accounts payable

  • Deal with queries and build relationships with internal and external customers
  • Supplier statement reconciliations
  • New supplier set ups
  • Post invoices onto SAP accounts system
  • Account for the correct treatment of tax for invoices, ensuring accurate coding
  • Preparation of payment runs & ad-hoc supplier payments

Retail accounting

  • Daily retail reconciliations between the point of sale system and SAP
  • Daily cash & credit card reconciliations between sales and cash received into the bank
  • Investigation & resolution of any discrepancies in a timely manner
  • Discount reporting for all retail locations
  • Assisting with new store openings

About the Candidate

  • AP experience
  • Accounts experience
  • Retail cash accounting experience (preferable)
  • Use of SAP and Concur (preferable)
  • Use of (preferable)
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Well organised & able to work to deadlines
  • Clear written & verbal communication skills
  • Problem solver
  • Self-starter able to operate on an autonomous basis