SETTING THE SCENE
We create, empower, innovate, inspire, push the boundaries and most important of all, we practise what we preach!
Fusing fashionable shapes and statement prints with technical fabrics and design innovation, Sweaty Betty active wear is created to enhance style and performance. Whether you’re a yogi, runner or spin enthusiast, or simply love the Sports Luxe look – we have something for every style. Born in 1998 in London’s Notting Hill, Sweaty Betty has boutiques in the UK and USA including concessions in world-famous department stores Harrods, Bloomingdales and Selfridges. With a new digital flagship website, more international stores in the pipeline and a passionate, fitness-loving team at its helm, Sweaty Betty is growing exponentially. There has never been a more exciting time to join us.
Our evolving Finance team of eight are now looking for an Accounts Payable Manager to join them. This is an exciting step for someone who wants to further develop their career in Finance. The ideal person loves the brand and wants to combine their love for numbers with their love for living our values.
Our Values: We bring out the best in each other. We push boundaries. We have a positive attitude. We love what we do.
WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING
Reporting directly to the Financial Controller, this role is instrumental for all aspects of the purchase ledger and maintaining great relationships with all suppliers. You will ensure strong process controls operate around the Purchase Ledger function whilst supporting the growth plans and future developments of the business.
Full accountability for both the UK & US AP functions
Ownership of the Accounts Payable process, including:
Assist FC with improved AP process development and implementation
- Approving weekly payment runs, and ensuring all invoices are paid on time
- Ensuring all invoices are turned around in the 5 day deadline
- Ensuring credit card and expenses procedure is followed
- Following up escalation of supplier queries
Managing 2 AP Assistants, including training and reviews
Assisting team with month end deadlines, including:
- Bank reconciliations
- Accruals and prepayments
- Posting corrections
- Aged creditor review
WHAT YOU HAVE
- Retail/Fast paced organisation experience ideally
- Minimum 2 years’ experience in Accounts Payable or Finance
- Minimum 6 months management experience
- Financial training – AAT qualified, CIMA part-qualified or relevant equivalent degree
- Maths GCSE grade C or above
- Excellent interpersonal skills and a love of building relationships
- Clear and concise communicator
WHO YOU ARE
You are a positive and pro-active individual who is passionate about a career with Sweaty Betty. You thrive in a dynamic environment where every day is different. You enjoy communicating at all levels of the business and can demonstrate this across suppliers & colleagues. Organised by nature with a fine attention to detail, you also like to have fun at work and channel enthusiasm into your role.
WHAT WE DO FOR YOU
Generous clothing allowance, 50% off SB all Sweaty Betty merchandise, lots of office workout classes, free on site gym, sample sales, cycle to work scheme, company bonus scheme…and lots more!
Fulham Green, London
HOW TO APPLY
If this sounds like you, we'd love to hear from you! Please send your CV and a covering letter, telling us why you'd love to work for Sweaty Betty to firstname.lastname@example.org