Mountain Warehouse

  • Accounts Payable Assistant - Graduate Opportunity

    Job Locations UK-London
    Position Type
    Permanent Full-Time
  • Overview

    We are currently recruiting for an Accounts Payable Assistant to join a busy, friendly team in a rapidly expanding retailer based in central London. Mountain Warehouse currently trades from 360 stores including around 80 international stores. We also have a thriving e-commerce site and trade through a number of online marketplaces (e.g. Amazon, Ebay) in the UK and internationally.


    Reporting to the Accounts Payable Supervisor, you will work with the finance team to ensure suppliers are paid accurately and on time, delivering accounts payable and resolving issues.

    What you'll be doing

    • Process multi-currency purchase invoices including checking all cost centre and GL account coding to ensure accurate financial reporting
    • Ensure all invoices/expenses have been appropriately authorized
    • Prepare, process and record payment runs in the accounting system, ensuring that payment priorities are discussed with the internal business team
    • Matching and allocating direct debits to suppliers
    • Preparation of aged creditors reports
    • Supplier statement reconciliations, resolving any supplier queries
    • Liaising with internal and external contacts to resolve invoice queries in a timely manner
    • Scanning and filing of Supplier invoices/credit notes
    • Supporting co-workers within the team and working together to achieve business targets
    • Distribute incoming documents within the business
    • Raise invoices to external companies as required

    We would love to meet someone with

    • Relevant experience working in a high volume accounts payable role and a recent graduate or equivalent looking for a career in finance. 
    • Previous SUN experience would be an advantage
    • Understanding of double entry book keeping
    • Open, friendly person who is proactive, keen to develop and work as part of a team
    • Excellent organisational skills
    • Excellent numeracy and IT skills (particularly Excel)
    • Excellent attention to detail, performing all work with high levels of accuracy

    What's in it for you?

    • Competitive salary and benefits package
    • Holiday allowance
    • 50% staff discount & 25% for family and friends
    • Pension scheme (eligible after a probationary period)


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