Accounts Payable Assistant (FTC 6 Months) in London - Secret Escapes

Job Overview

London, England
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
1 day ago

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Job Description

We currently have an opening for an Accounts Payable Assistant to join us on a 6 month FTC

About Secret Escapes

Secret Escapes is the UK’s biggest members-only website that runs best-in-market flash sales of four and five-star hotels and holidays worldwide. We offer our members exclusive rates of up to 60% off.

We're looking for grafters and self-starters to join the gang, who can keep up with the pace and want to make a difference. We still work in relatively small teams, so there's no room for coasting along. We're friendly, happy, and most importantly, we work hard. We're not afraid to get our hands dirty and we're all madly passionate about our brand. 

Questions you will help answer OR Problems we are trying to solve 

To be able to make a difference in the team and enjoy a progressive working environment.

Things you’ll be working on

Handling of Virtual Credit Card payment to suppliers
Answer supplier's queries related to our payment process, due dates, commission to ensure the process is straightforward and runs smoothly 
Reconcile payment requests/ supplier statements to our system to ensure that we make the necessary adjustments and pay the correct outstanding amounts
Updating supplier database
Ability to provide feedback on ongoing issues and suggest improvements.
Updating our email management system
Keep our internal trackers accurate and updated
Review and post necessary adjustments to quantify any additional costs
Other ad hoc reports and tasks e.g. supplier-specific statistics, AP ledgers

How the magic happens

We’re a team of 12 people focused on ensuring the Secret Escapes accounts payable sector runs smoothly and as effective as possible. Always looking for people to contribute ideas towards improvements and assisting towards achieving our targets.

The deal breakers

Great Excel skills (very good working knowledge of VLookup and PivotTables is required)
Fluent in English (any additional languages would be beneficial)
Solid understanding of accounts payable principles 
Knowledge of Virtual Card Payments
Proven ability to calculate, post and manage accounting figures and financial records (NetSuite experience beneficial)
Cleared to work in the UK/EU
Experience in a similar position and in a dynamic multi-national environment is beneficial

And you are…

High degree of accuracy and attention to detail is imperative
Ability prioritize and to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
Meticulous, organised
Excellent communication skills
Enthusiastic and driven
Willing to adapt and pick up new techniques

Things you should know 

We strive to be the best team within Secret Escapes, with a heavy focus on business as usual and constantly evolving, while not compromising on the wellbeing and enjoyment of the whole team within the role.

We are an equal opportunity employer:

Diversity and inclusion are important to us at Secret Escapes and we encourage a culture where everyone can be themselves at work. We value and actively seek out a richly diverse range of talent and our policies ensure that every job application and employee is treated fairly, with equal opportunity to succeed. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by law.


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