Mountain Warehouse

  • Accounts Payable Analyst

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

    We are currently recruiting for an Accounts Payable Analyst to join a busy team in a rapidly expanding retailer.  Mountain Warehouse currently trades from over 360 stores including 75 stores across Europe & North America.  We also have a thriving e-commerce site and trade through a number of online marketplaces, such as Amazon & Ebay, both in the UK and internationally.


    Reporting to the Accounts Payable Team Leader, you will play a key role in ensuring the accurate and timely capture & payment of invoices.

    What you'll be doing

    • Working with the Team Leader to assess current processes and identify opportunities to improve
    • Document processes for all tasks undertaken by the Stock team
    • Work with internal contacts within the Buying & Logistic teams to identify how the purchase to pay process can be improved
    • Test and roll-out improvements including full training & communication. Monitor efficiency of changes
    • Identify and report on Key Performance Indicators and agreed Service Levels including regular communication
    • Produce a period report incorporating processing volumes, level of queries, payments to terms, potential backlogs, etc
    • Provide weekly Cash flow information
    • Provide support and cover for the Team Leader during absences etc
    • Identify root causes of issues and provide solutions
    • Own the clearance of aged creditors and ensure they are managed / reported pro-actively on a period basis
    • Assist with payment run preparation and execution
    • Supporting co-workers within the team and working together to achieve business targets
    • Other ad-hoc duties as required

    We would love to meet someone with

    • Relevant experience working in an accounts payable role
    • High level of numeracy and strong IT skills (particularly Excel)
    • Previous management experience
    • Excellent attention to detail, performing all work with high levels of accuracy
    • Good spoken and written communication skills and initiative to problem solve
    • Organisational and time management skills with ability to work to deadlines
    • Open, friendly person who is proactive, keen to develop and work as part of a growing team

    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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