Accounts Payable Assistant

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Salary
    £26,000.00/Year
  • Job type
    Temporary contract
  • Industry
    Fashion
  • External Reference
    ACCOUNTSPAYABLE
  • Category
    Sales & Retail - Retail

Accounts Payable Assistant



We are currently recruiting for an experienced Accounts Payable Assistant to join the team based in our offices in Westfield London, W12. Initially a 6-month contract - reporting into the Accounts Payable Supervisor, you will be working in a fast-paced environment. Strong Attention to detail and a "can do" approach is essential - with the proven ability to work on your own initiative.


Since its launch in June 2000, the luxury fashion brand has delivered incredible fashion for incredible women - with more than 800 of the world's most coveted designer brands. The luxury fashion brand champions unparalleled customer service, with express worldwide shipping to more than 170 countries. They are the world's premier luxury fashion destination.


Why join the luxury fashion brand as an Accounts Payable Assistant?




  • Salary of £26,000

  • A famous Staff discount

  • Exclusive staff sales

  • Season ticket loan or cycle to work scheme

  • Matched contribution pension

  • Multi-purpose insurance

  • Eye-care vouchers



What will I be doing as an Accounts Payable Assistant?




  • Process a high volume of complex invoices within agreed timeframes onto Microsoft Dynamics paying particular attention to trade and settlement discounts.

  • Match invoices against PO's and investigate and manage any discrepancies to resolution

  • Directly enter invoices with no PO's and coding the invoices.

  • Process Expenses and Credit Card expenses ensuring claims are within company guidelines

  • Manage a high volume of supplier statement reconciliations

  • Manage and clear down Aging Reports

  • Assist with any reports that need to be produced, especially for Month End and Year End

  • Work with suppliers and account Manager to ensure PO's are raised for all orders


What skills / requirements are needed to be an Accounts Payable Assistant?



  • Solid Accounts Payable experience dealing with stock invoices and queries

  • Good understanding of accounting concepts and double entry

  • Excellent communication skills written and oral

  • Excellent eye for detail

  • Proven ability to work under pressure and to stringent deadlines

  • Ability to prioritise workload good organisational skills and a flexible approach.

  • Proactive and able to show initiative to constantly improve AP processes

  • Basic intermediate excel and office outlook skills - knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics would be an advantage


Once you have submitted your application for Accounts Payable Assistant, you will be contacted by a member of the Adecco team as soon as possible to discuss the role in more detail and confirm the next stage of the process.











Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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