Accounts Payable Assistant - London

Competitive Salary
Closing date
8 Jun 2022
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Accounts Payable Assistant - London

Daylesford: people who want to make a difference

Our Daylesford family is growing, and we are looking for an engaging and passionate Accounts Payable Assistant to join our Head Office team.

Full Time contract, based on 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday from 9am to 6pm, salary up to £28,000 pa depending on experience.

About the role

As our Accounts Payable Assistant, you will be working in a small dynamic team, so you'll need to be flexible, a strong team player and able to work to tight deadlines on multiple. Excellent attention to detail will be crucial, along with first class communication skills. You will have an analytical and logical approach to problem solving.

We Offer

  • Development and career progression encouraged
  • 33 days holiday 
  • Cotswolds farm visits
  • Company parties including an annual festival
  • Wellness focused – employee helpline, voluntary health cash plan,
  • Access to hundreds of online discounts
  • Free food and drink available in the office
  • Daylesford 30% discount from day 1
  • Bamford 60% discount on skin care range from day 1
  • Team member of the month awarded £150 per month (added to your pay)
  • Refer a Friend Scheme Bonus up to £1000
  • Access to a variety of discounts on retail, restaurants, and cinema tickets
  • Milestone awards years 1, 5, 10, 15, 20+
  • Subsidised private medical insurance

Main responsibilities

  • Match invoices to purchase order / company trackers / stock systems
  • Ensure compliance with company procedures and authorisation rules
  • Make sure invoices are approved to meet established payment cycle within agreed terms
  • Nominal Ledger coding of invoices
  • Post supplier invoices
  • Process employee expense claims in line with company policy
  • Processing high transaction volumes
  • Assist on Proforma transactions
  • Support other team members when required
  • Assist with weekly BACS run with supporting documentation
  • Supplier payment allocations
  • Maintain Invoice in Query file
  • Suppliers administration and set up
  • Direct Debits management
  • Liaison with supplier and internal buying team to ensure prompt resolution of queries
  • Building and maintaining excellent relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Monthly supplier statement reconciliation
  • Assist with Month End creditor reporting and reconciliationPrompt electronic filing and archiving of all invoices and relevant documentation
  • Ad hoc tasks required by management

Experience Needed

  • Accounts Payable experience in a high-volume processing environment with good knowledge of end to end accounts payable P2P function
  • Experience of working in an FMCG / Retail / Hospitality multi-company set-up desirable
  • Approachable and co-operative attitude with ability to meet tight deadlines in a fast paced, pressured environment
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • High attention to detail, analytical and logical approach to problem solving
  • Sage Line 200 experience advantageous
  • Extensive knowledge of MS Office and intermediate Excel skills         

We would love to hear from you to explore opportunities within Daylesford and tailor your experience to our needs.


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