• Accounts Payable Supervisor

    Location UK-London, Finchley (Global Headquarters)
    Job ID
    Position Type
    Permanent Full-Time
    Pentland Brands

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    Building a family of brands, for the world to love, generation after generation


    Pentland is the name behind some of the world’s best sports, outdoor and fashion brands.


    We own Berghaus, Canterbury of New Zealand, Speedo, Boxfresh, Ellesse, KangaROOS, Mitre, Prostar and Red or Dead. We are also the global licensee for Lacoste Chaussures and Ted Baker footwear, the UK licensee for Kickers, and are shareholders in other companies such as Hunter, Butterfly Twists, Heidi Klein and Tracksmith.


    We’re a third-generation, family-owned business – and we retain strong family values. We care about people, and that’s what drives our day-to-day work. Last year the Great Place to Work® Institute recognised Pentland Brands the 11th Best Workplace in the UK and the 16th Best Workplace in Europe. Our global headquarters is in the UK and we employ 2,000 people across 20 countries around the world.


    We believe that doing business the right way, with respect for people and the environment, is essential for ensuring our long-term sustainability - generation after generation. The Pentland values are at the heart of what we do and how we interact with the world around us.


    For further information, please visit www.pentland.com.


    Key Purpose of Job:

    Team Supervision

    • Supervision of 4 employees.
    • Assignment of workload across the team.
    • Arrange monthly review of Supplier ledgers, and e-payables system.
    • Ensure timely and accurate month end close.
    • Preparing of balance sheet reconciliations.
    • Reporting of monthly metrics.
    • Implementation of process improvements, and best practises within the Accounts Payable environment.
    • Coaching and instruction of team.

     Process and Payment of Vendor invoices

    • Managing the flow of invoices into and from the e-Payables system to SAP.
    • Ensure invoices are approved in line with the current Approval matrix (DOA).
    • Align invoice expense coding as per budgets.
    • Process payments within terms, taking advantage of all appropriate discounts.
    • Resolve invoice related queries from Internal and external customers.
    • Preparation of manual payments.
    • Management of direct debit payments.
    • Timely reconciliation of vendor statements, requesting missing invoices.
    • Review Vendor ledgers, and ensure all queries are resolved in a timely basis.
    • Evaluate new Vendor requests, with consideration to procurement and fraud policies, and data requirements for system set up.

     Process and Payment of Expenses

    • Review corporate card, Travel Company and out of pockets expenses within the Concur System ensuring VAT & Tax compliance.
    • Ensure that all Company incurred expenses are cleared within 90 days and perform chase of all overdue amounts.
    • Preparation of Corporate Card accrual.
    • Management of Company Corporate Cards.
    • Administration of the Concur system.
    • Control of administration petty cash and currency advances across the business.

     Ad-Hoc Duties

    • Provide access, training and support to the business for Finance system, SAP, E-Payables, Concur, Egencia.
    • Ad Hoc support to FSS and Finance teams as required.

     Key stakeholders

    • You will provide support to all reams across the Pentland group companies to support the approval, processing and payment of all invoices and expenses.
    • Working with all Vendors to ensure timely payment of invoices.



     What you need to have

    • Experienced within an Accounts payable team.
    • Understanding of Accounting platforms such as SAP, Oracle or similar.
    • Strong excel skills.
    • Exposure to Internal and external compliance policies





     This overview gives you a feel for what you’ll be doing day to day but it’s not an A to Z.


     www.pentland.com                                     https://careers-pentland.icims.com/                                    



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