Job Category: Accounting/Finance

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Job Summary

  • No. of Vacancy: N/A
  • Job Location: Hammersmith, Greater London
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Salary: £25000 - £28000/annum
  • Gender: Any
  • Age Limit: N/A
  • Experience: N/A
  • Career level: Mid-Senior level
  • Posted On: Feb 24, 2019
  • Application Deadline: Mar 24, 2019

Job Description/Responsibility

  • We are currently recruiting for an experienced Accounts Payable Clerk to join an exciting luxury fashion company in Hammersmith. The successful individual will gain a lot of exposure to a wider finance function and can develop their skills and progress.
  • Key Responsibilities
  • Supervision of workflow and recovery issues regarding non-payment and coordination with relevant teams on remedial action for overdue accounts
  • Key contact for suppliers and around 350 accounts based in Europe, Asia, Middle East, Turkey, Russia, America
  • Keeping track of all payments and expenditures, including payroll, purchase orders, invoices, statements
  • Ensuring that all payments are made within company policy and within payment terms deadlines
  • Maintaining an accurate updated aged debtors list with accurate notes of last chasing activities
  • Support AP Manager and Financial Controller in assisting with requests from Internal & External Auditors
  • Suggesting, documenting and monitoring financial operating procedures and be proactive in identifying areas for system and process improvements to prevent errors in data collection and calculations and to increase the efficiency of the role
  • Dealing with letters of credit when necessary, posting and allocation of receipts mainly in GBP, EURO, USD
  • Raising and posting customer refunds when required
  • Ensuring customers are meeting payment terms agreed, monitor payment performance and liaise closely with the Sales team to achieve this.
  • Performing credit check on potential new customers and current customers who wish to increase their credit limits/payment terms - reporting and escalation of issues which impact on timely cash collection

Experience Requirements

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Education Requirements

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Skills Requirements

  • Microsoft Excel and Word experience
  • Previous experience working in Accounts Payable within Fashion/Retail/FMCG
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Fast learner, personable with a strong work ethic and comfortable in a team environment
  • Interest in Fashion / Retail a desirable
  • Additional Language such as French or Italian a desirable
  • AAT qualification a desirable


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About the Company

Company Name: Ernest Hathaway
Address: The Old Truman Brewery | 91 Brick Lane | London E1 6QL, , UNITED KINGDOM

Company Profile: Since our inception, Ernest Hathaway has been focused on building a strategic, quality search practice Operating primarily within the private equity and finance space, we provide our clients with an array of talented individuals across a wide spectrum of industries. With a vast wealth of experience from investment management, portfolio management and risk management, we bring a modern, honest and dedicated approach to understanding the requirements for your business or your career.

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