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Accounts Supervisor

Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire
£26,000 to £30,000
Job Type
22 Sep 2022

I am partnering with a successful retailer in Waltham Cross who have experienced growth in recent years and are therefore looking for an Accounts Supervisor to join the finance team, who can oversee the Accounts Payable function and add value to the finance function in terms of processes and systems.


  • Accounts payable - assisting in all areas of the purchase to pay cycle.
  • Managing the accounts payable mailbox, scanning invoices, matching and authorising payments, debit note management, preparing BACS payments and assisting with relevant queries from the business and suppliers.
  • Supplier statement reconciliations, management of unapproved invoices, unprocessed GRNs and aged creditors reports.
  • Responsible for processing and reconciling of cash from all the tills in the stores. This extends to preparing for cash collections, processing gift card payments and various refunds where necessary.
  • Assisting where needed with processing of various customer refunds, assisting with outstanding customer balances, and various debtor reporting and reconciliations.
  • Assisting with all back-office functions relating to our 3rd party credit services offered to our customers.
  • Ad hoc - assisting the accounts functions as well as other departments in other finance matters and projects including, but not limited to: sales queries, month-end management accounts; assisting auditors at year end, petty cash and expenses, VAT and ONS queries, bank reconciliations
  • Technology and modernisation - assist the business in looking to adopt new technologies and ways of working to drive performance and efficiencies in accounts payable and other areas where possible.


  • Previous experience working within a busy Accounts Payable department.
  • A team player who is polite, courteous, and comfortable in front of customers.
  • Attention to detail whilst simultaneously working in a high-volume transactional environment and able to remain calm under pressure.
  • Someone that can work independently to meet deadlines and prioritise appropriately.
  • It is essential that this person is willing to 'roll-up their sleeves' and understand the details of the business as well as being able to understand the bigger picture.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills are essential.
  • Someone that is tenacious and inquisitive, not happy to accept the status quo and continuously looks for ways to improve processes and make efficiency gains.
  • A candidate with good IT skills including Microsoft Excel and the ability to learn to use new in-house systems.

This role will you require to work 40 hours a week. You must be in a commutable distance from Waltham Cross as this is an office-based role, with free on site parking.

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  • Job Reference: 718258399-2
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Investigo
  • Location: Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire
  • Salary: £26,000 to £30,000
  • Sector: Banking & Financial Services
  • Job Type: Permanent