Senior Accounts Payable Estates Officer

Ref: MON11705
Salary: Competitive
Department: Finance
Location: Wellingborough Distribution Centre
Position type: Permanent
Hours / Duration: 37.5 hours per week

Our story began with one man and his vision; to bring vibrant, colourful, hand-crafted artisan clothes from faraway places to the markets of London. It is a journey that started on a hippy commune in Ibiza, 1970, and finished with an overland trip east, through Afghanistan and India. Now found in West London, we’re creating vibrant products, and sharing endless discovery.

We are looking for a Senior Accounts Payable Estates Officer to join our Accounts Payable team based at the company’s distribution centre in Wellingborough. Primarily the role is responsible for the AP ledger for our Property related suppliers: rents, rates, service charge, utilities, plus ad-hoc property transactions.

What will you do as our Senior Accounts Payable Estates Officer?

  • Accurately process all invoices relating to the Monsoon/Accessorize Estate.
  • Processing weekly, monthly and adhoc payment runs.
  • Ensure supplier accounts are maintained and managed in a timely basis.
  • Regular communication with suppliers – email, Microsoft Teams and telephone.
  • Ensure compliance to purchase ledger procedures and company policies.
  • Work on achieving set KPIs.
  • Identifying and developing processes to enhance the efficiency of the AP Team.
  • Working alongside the Property Dept to ensure accurate and prompt reconciliations for all lease renewals and terminations including completion statements.
  • Accurately process Business Rates for stores which include refund, payments and queries.
  • Period End Reconciliations.
  • Regularly complete supplier statement reconciliations.
  • Timely and accurate payment practices reporting.
  • Deputise for the AP Manager when needed.
  • Any other ad hoc tasks as requested by management.

What will you need to succeed as a Senior Accounts Payable Estates Officer?

  • Experienced Accounts Payable Officer
  • Can deputise for AP Manager as needed
  • Experience of using data to drive operational improvements
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Can work independently as well as be a team player and flexible in approach to work.
  • Proficient in Word & Excel
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in data entry and management of workflows
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Estates/Property AP experience desirable
  • Experience of working for a Retail company desirable
  • Knowledge of Coda Financials software desirable

What will we offer you in return?

  • Competitive salary with the ability to participate in the Company bonus scheme.
  • 23 days holiday with the option to purchase additional holiday through our salary sacrifice scheme
  • Bonus day off each year after 6 months service
  • A pension that you will automatically be enrolled in after 3 months
  • Life assurance (subject to participating in the pension scheme)
  • A flexible working approach
  • Early pay day Friday finish
  • A generous staff discount with up to 50% discount on our products
  • Interest free season ticket loans
  • Discounted gym membership at our on-campus gym
  • Additional discounts such as Westfield discount

If this all sounds great and you feel you are who we are looking for, let us know and apply today.

At Monsoon Accessorize we don’t focus only on what we do, we also care about how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us.

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce and an environment where we value and respect every individual's unique contribution, enabling all of our employees to thrive and achieve their full potential.

We want to attract the broadest range of talented people and are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We will also consider flexible working requests for all roles, unless operational requirements prevent otherwise.

We provide reasonable accommodations as needed to people with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at to request discuss any specific requirements.

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