Accounts Payable Assistant - 12 Month FTC

London  |  Head Office

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Accounts Payable Assistant  - 12 Month FTC 
Do you keep up to date with luxury fashion? 
Do you know your Chloe from your Balmain? 
Do you love all things luxury retail? 
If YES, we may have the role for you… 
Luxury department store, Harvey Nichols, is searching for a new Accounts Payable Assistant to join its thriving Finance department in our Head Office in London – Knightsbridge. Our culture is based on inclusivity; we embrace diversity. Whoever you are, Harvey Nichols has a place for you.  


How we reward your hard work… 

At Harvey Nichols, we champion career development and are passionate about our people. We will do all we can to support your journey and career path with us. Alongside this you will have access to a world of amazing benefits such as. 

  • Up to 40% off fashion  
  • Up to 40% off hospitality, foodmarket and hampers
  • 30% off beauty and perfumery, wine and spirits 
  • Clothing allowance 


You will also have access to charity days, a season ticket/bike loan; learning and development opportunities; to our Employee Assistance Program - Retail Trust and recognition schemes and the opportunity to join one of our Employee groups – Wellbeing, Diversity & Inclusion and Sustainability. These are just some of the reasons people join and stay! 


About the role… 
We are looking for a motivated and experienced Accounts Payable Assistant to join our dynamic Finance Team. Their aim is to help drive the Accounts Payable team forward, assist with the day to day management of the purchase ledger. This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual to make a real difference in a growing team, support our international success and develop their career.


  • Code and input invoices into the system and scan all posted documents.
  • Liaise with suppliers, warehouse and other members of staff to resolve queries and raise debit notes as appropriate.
  • Deal with stock difference by liaising with the warehouse staff and the merchandising department in order to trace stock.
  • Reconcile supplier statements daily.
  • Correspond with suppliers to clear debt or balances for monies owed.
  • Arrange weekly payment by Telegraphic Transfer, cheques and BACS
  • Responsible for the archiving of documentation at the end of the financial year
  • Ensure all month end and year end processes are completed.


Is this you? 


We are looking for individuals who embrace diversity, love a challenge, are passionate about luxury retail and are looking for something uniquely different.  

  • Are you great at communicating in a team?
  • Are you an enthusiastic problem solver?
  • Do you have a basic understanding in Accounts Payable?
  • Do you have experience dealing with foreign currencies?
  • Do you have excellent time management skills?
  • Are you a whizz in Excel?

If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you! 


Where do I sign? If you are already thinking of what you will wear on your first day (no we don’t have uniforms) and this role catches your eye, hit the “apply” button below to kick-start your journey with us. 








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