Purchase Ledger Clerk

  • Company: Moët Hennessy UK
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Business group: Wines & Spirits
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Finance
  • Experience required: Beginner
  • Reference No.: MHE00734
  • Date of publication: 2018.07.19

Position

MISSION STATEMENT

Provides professional and efficient service to the finance function, monitoring and providing accurate financial information to the Reporting Financial Manager. Establishes and nurtures effective relationships with Moët Hennessy UK employees and Moët Hennessy UK suppliers. Ensures timely processing and payment of invoices and expenses.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

Be the first point of contact for all relevant enquires both internally and externally

Invoice Processing

  • Reconciliation of supplier statements, ensuring all information is up to date
  • Capture supplier invoices in the accounting system and initiate workflow approval
  • Daily follow up with appropriate budget holders to obtain invoice validation
  • Dealing with day to day queries from suppliers and company employees
  • Monitor the accounts payable inbox and ensure that supplier and internal queries are swiftly and appropriately responded to
  • Preparing and processing BACS payments in accordance with company payment terms

Employee Expenses Processing

  • Monthly processing of employee expenses, using Concur Web based tool
  • Dealing with day to day queries from company employees
  • Post general ledger journals as required
  • Preparing and processing of expenses for monthly payments

Ad hoc reporting

  • Assist in month and year end closing
  • Prepare & analyse Aged Creditors monthly report
  • Prepare and communicate internally breakdown of invoices paid bi-monthly

 


Profile

Moët Hennessy is LVMH's wines and spirits arm. Its brand portfolio has a high and very high end focus. MH is global leader in the sector and owns 21 Maisons, of which some are several centuries old. Founded by visionary and dedicated entrepreneurs, they have been passed down from generation to generation. Their descendents developed them and continued to perpetuate the "family spirit" which is so important to our group. Their history has merged with that of their countries of origin and they have become part of their heritage.

At LVMH we share 3 main values:

Creativity and innovation

This combination of creativity and innovation is the foundation of our Houses and figures at the heart of the delicate balance required to continually renew our offer while resolutely looking to the future, always respecting our unique heritage.

Deliver excellence

At LVMH, we never compromise on quality. Because we embody the world of craftsmanship in its most noble and accomplished form, we pay meticulous attention to detail and to perfection.

Cultivate and Entrepreneurial Spirit

Our entrepreneurial spirit encourages both risk-taking and perseverance. It requires pragmatic thinking and an ability to motivate teams, leading them to achieve ambitious objectives.

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

Internal

All Moët Hennessy UK & Moët Hennessy Europe employees:

  • Sales
  • Marketing
  • Trade Marketing
  • HR

External

  • Moët Hennessy UK & Moët Hennessy Europe suppliers


QUALIFICATION, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS REQUIRED

Education

  • A levels

Languages

  • English, second language is a plus

Professional experience & know how

  • Experience of high volume invoice processing and automated approval workflow
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and under pressure with good time management skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong problem solver who applies novel techniques to solve issues; challenges long hold beliefs when necessary

Technical & management skills

  • Software & computer skills: experience with SAP is preferable 
  • Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Microsoft Office proficient user

Personal & interpersonal skills

  • Calm and confident manner
  • Strong communication skills; uses constructive language orally and in writing
  • Reliable Team player with, who can work collaboratively with multiple stakeholders
  • Motivated to excel and perform the role to the best of their ability
  • Confidence to suggest new ideas and listen to customers' needs
  • Thrives in a dynamic, fast-paced work environment
  • Knowledge of drinks or luxury industry is a plus
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