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Accounts Payable Assistant

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Accounts Payable Assistant

Role Responsibility

We are looking for a passionate individual to join our Accounts Payable Team based from our Selfridges Office in Leicester.

This is a key role in managing supplier relationships, processing invoices for payment in a timely manner and resolving any relating queries. 


As an Accounts Payable Assistant you will:

  • Be the key contact for your suppliers and key contacts within the business, establishing great relationships through clear communication
  • Maintain your accounts to ensure that supplier statements are clear
  • Be responsible for resolving supplier queries
  • Process invoices for payment
  • Be responsible for clearing down the Goods Received Not Invoiced under your remit
  • Be able to work effectively with all other areas of the business

The Ideal Candidate

  • A strong communicator. An excellent communicator both written and verbally  
  • Collaborative. A key team player with strong interpersonal skills that can work flexibly where required  
  • Knowledgeable. A proficient user of the full Microsoft Suite
  • Resilient. Able to work effectively under pressure, manage a diverse and competing workload while ensuring deadlines are met
  • Meticulous.  Have a keen eye for detail
  • An example of our values, a trusted and respected colleague

About the Company

Rewards and benefits 

Here are just a few of our rewards and benefits that help make our team experience that bit more extraordinary. 

  • Flexible working options to benefit you, your family and your wellbeing that can include part-time, flexi-time, job sharing or hybrid working

  • Generous annual leave that increases with length of service 

  • Up to five paid volunteering days – from beach cleans to co-ordinating food and clothing donations 

  • Family leave that suits your set up including Maternity, Paternity, Adoption, Surrogacy and Shared Parental leave policies 

  • Defined pension contribution scheme  

  • Generous bonus and/or commission scheme  

  • Enviable team member discount including sale previews and double discount days 

  • Exclusive local discounts on a range of restaurants, bars, beauticians and entertainment 

  • Subsidised gym memberships  

  • A sustainable car salary sacrifice scheme (subject to eligibility criteria)

  • Several internal communities to get involved in from our Diversity Board and Green Warriors who are leading the charge on D,E&I and sustainability, to the Wellbeings who are always thinking of new ways to champion healthy minds, bodies and routines for our team members 

  • Workplace Options, our confidential team member assistance programme for when life gets tricky or you need a little guidance 

  • Access to a wide range of training programmes to help your career development 

Read on to find out how you can play your part in Reinventing Retail… 


Everyone is welcome 

Selfridges is a place where we want everyone to feel a sense of belonging. We embrace every self and are committed to cultivating a diverse and inclusive working culture. We are leading with purpose to not only increase the visibility and recognition of under-represented talent within our organisation, but the wider industry too. Here at Selfridges, everyone is welcome – irrespective of race, gender, ethnicity, sexuality, age or disability, we stand by equal opportunities for all.   

To ensure every feels welcome, we offer support at every stage of the application and interview process.  Should you need it, please let your recruitment contact know and they will be more than happy to help.


Our awards cabinet  

We’re not ones to brag, but since you asked...Selfridges has won the award for The World’s Best Department Store an unprecedented four times at the IGDS awards, with an additional award for the Best Sustainability Campaign. We were also recognised as a ‘Best 25 Big Company to Work For 2020’ as awarded by The Sunday Times. 


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