Accounts Payable Accountant

  • Company: Fashion Group UK
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Business group: Fashion & Leather Goods
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Finance
  • Experience required: Minimum 2 years
  • Reference No.: FADIV00120
  • Date of publication: 2018.04.18


  • To ensure that the expense purchases of the business are accurately and efficiently recorded in the company ledgers.
  • To ensure that the stock purchases of the business are accurately and efficiently recorded in the company ledgers in line with the companies procurement procedures
  • To ensure that the company accounting controls and procedures are followed in financial transaction processing
  • To ensure smooth communication and interaction with other company departments and external suppliers on a day-to-day basis
  • Registration and input of supplier invoices on receipt, into JDE Accounting system
  • Follow-up of invoice authorisations and approvals
  • Assist on preparation of payment runs, ensuring creditors are paid on time
  • Preparation of reconciliations between ledger and supplier statements
  • Dealing with queries from external suppliers and other departments within the company
  • Assisting with preparation of year-end accounts
  • Assist in other tasks and areas of the team's work as the need and opportunity arises


  • Previous experience of JDE accounting software would be beneficial, with excellent understanding of Excel up to Pivot table standard
  • Good communication, autonomous, Commercial awareness, pro-active, able to work with frequent and tight deadlines, committed to quality
  • Knowledge of French is a benefit
  • Good AP reconciliation skills
  • Excellent communication skills, in person and in writing
  • Strong team player
  • Very good attention to detail
  • Ability to deal with high volume workloads, while ensuring that detail and accuracy is maintained
  • Conscientious, with commitment and initiative to follow through and resolve difficult issues and problems quickly and accurately
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision in a dynamic office environment
  • Experience within a well-run accounting office
  • Able to deal with multi currencies
  • Knowledge of basic accounting and cost allocation principles, accounting procedures and processes

Fashion & Leather Goods

Houses with a unique heritage and young emerging brands make up this exceptional division. Each of their creations becomes an object of desire, imbued with timelessness.

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