Senior Accounts Payable Administrator

Holland and Barrett International Limited
08 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We are now recruiting for a Senior Accounts Payable Administrator to join our Finance Team.

The Role

Reporting to the Accounts Payable Manager, you are responsible for ensuring that all invoices are processed accurately and in a timely manner. Ensuring that invoices are appropriately approved before payment is made to payment terms. Demonstrating the ability to support, motivate and encourage members of the AP team.

Train, support and develop team members
Responsible for the timely management of Accounts Payable transactions in a proactive manner to ensure supplier accounts are accurate and up to date
Liaise with suppliers and internal personnel to discuss solutions to prevent further issues arising
Support team members with problematic accounts
Review and reconcile Supplier statements
Checking payment runs
Close monitoring of unmatched receipt and unmatched invoices levels, with follow up action to ensure invoices are cleared for payment in a timely manner
Cash flow forecasting for the AP expenditure
Assist with the closure of Accounts Payable Month End ensuring all reporting is completed, valid and correct ready for month end close
Preparation of month end closedown reports and commentary as appropriate
Assisting with month end, specifically completing GRNI provision, posting of journals and reconciliation of balance sheets
Ensure that all processes are in line with company procedures
Supporting any process and system changes that are implemented for the improvement of the AP Process and department deliverables

The Person

Strong organisational skills and attention to detail
Experience of high volume transaction department
Ability to make timely and rational decisions based on relevant information and experience
Strong communication skills
Excellent telephone manner
Intermediate Excel skills
Ability to work calmly and effectively whilst working under pressure and to deadlines

The Company

Holland & Barrett is one of the nation’s most loved and trusted brands, known for offering quality health food, vitamins and supplements. Bucking the current trend of high street retailers, we forecast significant growth and expansion plans in the coming years, with considerable investment going into all areas of the business. We certainly embrace change and drive speed in everything we do. Every day presents a different challenge, but every day is also filled with fun, teamwork and passion to succeed and surpass every expectation.

Join us and see how far you can go…