Accounts Payable Assistant




Accounts Payable Clerk, Finance


£20,000 to £25,000 Per Annum


High Wycombe

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Date Posted:

06/11/2023 15:59:00

Accounts Payable Assistant at a Prominent Perfume Retailer

We're looking for a well-organised and detail-oriented Accounts Payable Assistant to ensure the accurate processing of invoices and timely resolution of accounts payable concerns within our dynamic team. This role offers a great opportunity for individuals with prior accounts payable experience, particularly in a high-volume retail setting.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Accurately code and process invoices and credit notes.
  • Swiftly address and resolve any rejected invoices.
  • Responsible for setting up suppliers in accordance with company policies.
  • Precisely allocate payments and receipts to invoices and suppliers.
  • Monitor and clear debit balances with suppliers.
  • Handle the accurate and timely processing of employee expenses for payment.
  • Foster strong working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders, providing regular updates on payment statuses and addressing any inquiries.
  • Prepare weekly payment runs and ensure monthly supplier statement reconciliations are completed promptly.
  • Provide support to the Management Accountant Teams in month-end closing, reporting, and year-end audit preparations.
  • Adhere to company policies at all times.


  • Previous experience in Accounts Payable or Purchase Ledger.
  • Proven ability to manage high-volume accounts payable workflows.
  • Experience with multi-currency ledgers is desirable.
  • Familiarity with document scanning and web-based approval systems.
  • Knowledge of Oracle Financials is an advantage.
  • Retail or stock management experience is a plus.


  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to prioritise tasks and meet tight deadlines.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

This role is an excellent fit for individuals seeking to join a thriving and growing perfume retailer, with competitive remuneration and opportunities for professional development.

Parkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.