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Senior Accounts Payable Controller - Retail sector

Location: CENTRAL LONDON, LONDON Salary: 27000.00 - 30000.00 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 3 months ago Reference: 3081807
My client an interior product and brand design company re seeking a senior Accounts Payable Controller to join their established Finance team. 

Working in a team of 3, your role will be reporting directly in to the Accounts Payable Manager ensuring that invoices and credit notes are processed efficiently and correctly to support the business in terms of buying stock and running the infrastructure of the shops, website and head office.


To enable the Accounts Payable department to function well by ensuring that:
invoices are processed efficiently and accurately.
To ensure all invoices received by e-mail are processed in a timely manner
Invoices are matched with Futura goods-in value to ensure quantities and prices are correct. Where there are discrepancies all differences must be followed up with the merchandisers and buyers. Credit notes must be correctly posted against the relevant supplier.
suppliers are paid as timely as possible, taking advantage of negotiated settlement discounts
remittance advices are sent out with all payments
suppliers accounts are reconciled to statements
supplier queries received by e-mail are responded to promptly
all phone calls received from suppliers are answered promptly
the accounts payable ledger is kept up to date in terms of processing invoices, credit notes, payments are allocated, direct debits are processed (and invoices are received for all DD payments)
all invoices are allocated appropriately
the aged creditors listing is produced on a weekly basis and discussed with the Finance Director to prioritise payments for the week
notifying the FD or Financial Controller of direct debits that need to be recorded in the cashflow


• A team player
• Numerate with an understanding of accounts
• Solid experience in an AP function
• Fast and efficient at invoice processing
• Attention to detail
• Good communication skills



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