Competitive plus benefits

About The Role

The main purpose of the Accounts Payable Coordinator is to ensure that invoices and related enquiries are processed in a timely manner and that the Accounts Payable department operates smoothly and efficiently.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities will include:

  • Processing rent, service charges, insurance and some general expenses: posting invoices and payments in the ledger and bank
  • Raising dummy rent invoices
  • Updating Rent Master Data
  • Processing business rates, raising rates recharge invoices
  • Processing and allocating Direct Debits transactions within the ledger
  • Reconciling ledger balances to supplier statements
  • Maintaining and reviewing Aged Creditor balances including allocation of payments, investigation of outstanding items.
  • Producing monthly Aged Creditor reconciliation
  • Investigating and resolving any queries from suppliers and internal departments
  • Ensuring new supplier forms are filled out correctly and authorised
  • Daily managing of Property Invoices inbox and Invoices Inbox
  • Reconciling of Other Debtors and Other Creditors accounts
  • Processing Prepayments, saving invoices in prepayments folders
  • Processing Fixed Assets, mapping transaction with its asset category and saving all invoices in FA folders
  • Ensuring invoices are coded appropriately according to type of spend and accounting treatment


  • Filing authorised invoices and payments on a daily / weekly basis
  • Providing cover for other members of AP when absent
  • Assisting management accountants as needed at month end
  • Distributing post to the team when necessary
  • Any other AP ad-hoc duties


About You

This is a great opportunity for you if you want to build on your Accounts Payable (AP) experience in a solutions focused, fast paced team.
To be successful in the role you will need to demonstrate the following experience, skills and behaviours.
Personal Attributes required:
  • Self-starter, ability to multitask and use own initiative to take full ownership of the role
  • Ability to work well with other members of the Finance Team, including Senior Management
  • Attention to detail and ability to deliver under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • A positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • Strong analytical and communication skills

Qualification & Experience:

  • Prior AP experience is essential
  • Educated to degree level or studying towards a professional qualification and a desire to progress internally in the business
  • Experience of multi-site operations preferable


  • Strong, intermediate to advanced Excel skills
  • Knowledge of SUN accounting system beneficial but not essential

About Us

Headquartered in London, the business comprises five premium British brands, including the leading womenswear retailers Hobbs, Whistles and Phase Eight. The business is wholly owned by The Foschini Group Limited, a leading South African retail Group with more than 4,000 outlets in 32 countries.

TFG London has taken advantage of the challenging retail market to build a strong, profitable and growing presence within premium womenswear.  It first acquired the international womenswear retailer, Phase Eight, for £238 million in January 2015.  This acquisition was followed by that of the contemporary womenswear brand Whistles in March 2016 and premium British womenswear brand Hobbs in November 2017.

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