AP Officer (Wellingborough DC)

Ref: MON11916
Salary: Competitive
Department: Finance
Location: Wellingborough
Position type: Interim
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 now looking for an AP Officer to come and join our Finance team. The role is based at the Company’s distribution Centre in Wellingborough and reports directly to the Accounts Payable Manager.  Primarily the role is responsible for processing all non-stock invoices for a nominated section of the purchase ledger. Input and subsequently match supplier invoices to supporting documentation. Seek payment authorisation in a timely and efficient manner, ensuring all suppliers are paid in line with agreed terms. Perform supplier statement reconciliations when required to maintain accurate ledgers.

What will you do as our AP Officer?

  • Accurately process all non-stock supplier invoices, including matching to purchase order and coding to correct accounting ledger codes
  • Responsible for preparing and reviewing weekly and ad hoc payment runs. Ensure supplier payments are accurate and timely.
  • Ensure supplier accounts are maintained and up to date. Any issues are communicated and addressed promptly.
  • Ensure compliance to purchase ledger procedures and company policies, including authorisation.
  • Work closely with internal departments such as IT and Marketing to ensure invoices are matched and paid correctly.
  • Regular reconciliation of supplier statements.
  • Work alongside the other AP Team members to meet the AP Dept’s KPIs.
  • You may be asked to perform tasks as required by management deemed as a reasonable request.  This job description is a summary of the typical functions of the role, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of possible role responsibilities, tasks and duties and is subject to review.

We would love to hear from you if you have the following skills and experience:

  • Experienced Accounts Payable Officer
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Proficient in data entry and management of workflows
  • Ability to work on your own and using your initiative
  • Good communication, both verbal and written
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience of producing statutory accounts
  • Experience using Microsoft Excel
  • Bonus if you have previously used Coda

What will we offer you in return?

  • Competitive salary with a Company Bonus scheme
  • 25 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
  • Private Healthcare
  • 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

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 careers@monsoon.co.uk to request discuss any specific requirements.

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