Accounts Payable Intern

  • Company: Fashion Group UK
  • Country/Region: United Kingdom
  • Business group: Fashion & Leather Goods
  • Contract type: Internship
  • Function: Finance
  • Experience required: Beginner
  • Reference No.: FADIV00213
  • Date of publication: 2019.10.10

Position

Reporting to the Accounts Payable Coordinator, the role involves all aspect of an AP function across three UK companies of high-end fashion brands.

    • 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.


Profile

    • Good communication, autonomous, Commercial awareness, pro-active, able to work with frequent and tight deadlines, committed to quality
    • 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 (prior internship)
    • Able to deal with multi currencies

Knowledge of basic accounting and cost allocation principles, accounting procedures and processes.

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