Finance / Office Administrator (6 months contract)

Location UK-Livingston
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Fixed Term Full-Time
Pentland Brands



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


We are Pentland Brands, a global family business bringing some of the most loved active and footwear brands to millions of people around the world.


We own Speedo, Berghaus, Canterbury of New Zealand, Endura, Mitre, ellesse, SeaVees, KangaROOS and Red or Dead. We’re the UK licensee for Kickers and have a joint venture partnership for Lacoste footwear.


All our brands have their own unique identities and every one of them is powered by Pentland. We have more than 1,400 employees worldwide and we’re always on the lookout for talented, enthusiastic people to help shape our future.


We celebrate differences and give everyone the freedom to innovate and develop, be it through creative working environments or learning opportunities. Our brands are there in the moments that matter - being there for more people, in more of those moments, drives everything we do.


At Pentland, we’re guided by four principles, we use these to make sure we’re not only doing a great job, but we’re doing it in the right way:


  • Success is a team game
  • With clarity and courage
  • Better as standard
  • In good conscience


To find out more go to or follow @pentlandbrands on Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram or Facebook. 


The role:


The purpose of this role is to support the Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable function as we implement new processes while maintaining financial controls.


The role you’d play: 

  • Managing the flow of invoices into our accounting system Exchequer
  • Ensuring invoices are approved in line with the current Approval matrix
  • Aligning invoice expense coding as per budgets
  • Processing payments within terms
  • Preparation of manual payments
  • Requesting direct debits from customers
  • Timely reconciliation of vendor statements and requesting missing invoices
  • Review vendor ledgers, and ensure all queries are resolved in a timely basis.
  • Opening and distributing the incoming post
  • Sending out copies of invoices to customers on request.


Any other activity which is commensurate with the level and expectations of the role.


The must haves: 

  • Proven experience of working within a Finance function.
  • Strong Microsoft Office software knowledge - Excel, experience of Exchequer would be an advantage.


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