Accounts Payable Assistant

Cardiff, UK
18 Aug 2019
23 Aug 2019
Job Role
Accounts Payable
Contract Type
Level of qualification
Not qualified, Part qualified
Peacocks is a leading fashion family value retailer in the UK with a portfolio of over 400 stores in the UK and 200 international locations in 18 countries with a top 100 UK website in the Internet retailing 2016 Top 500 list. With a strong footfall and millions of page views a week online it's an exciting and fast-paced environment to work in; we're growing at a great rate and aim to be a leading fashion multi-channel retailer as we rapidly grow our channels but retain onto our core company principals and family values. A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an Accounts Payable Assistant to join our Finance department at our Cardiff Head Office Responsibilities/ Objectives:
• Sort out and investigate queries from daily post i.e. invoices, overdue accounts
• Prepare and register Invoices for Stock in Aptos (multiple currencies)
• Match Invoices to receipts in Aptos
• Investigate variances between invoice and receipts, liaise with relevant department (B&M / Logistics)
• Review outstanding invoices and receipts
• Import Aptos journal file into Dream Financials
• Process Invoices and balance daily reports in Dream
• Reconcile AP Creditors Ledger
• Prepare and process invoices for IC payments
• Prepare and process weekly payments (BACS / TT's)
• Raise debit notes for Fines / Reworks / QA
• Process merchandise recall forms (MRF) - goods returned
• Reconcile Supplier statements
• Housekeeping - Aptos & Dream
• Liaise with Suppliers, Warehouse, Buyers, Imports Co- coordinator
• Filing
• Cover for Non Stock
• Any other related ad hoc tasks as required Selection Criteria
• Previous exposure to retail environment (understanding of different issues with stock and non-stock suppliers).
• Good understanding of wider accountancy issues
• Solid understanding of importance of control of business cash-flow.
• Highly numerate
• Analytical approach
• Good interpersonal skills.
• Good telephone skills.
• IT literate