Finance Associate

Job description

About Oh Polly

Founded in 2014, Oh Polly creates high-quality, innovative designs that are trend-driven, meeting our customers’ needs in an ever-evolving market without compromising on our global responsibility and ethical values. Our business model is social first, centred around our industry-leading Instagram and Facebook accounts.
2020 saw the launch of Bo+Tee, Oh Polly’s much-loved gym and activewear brand, followed by the launch of Neena Swim in 2021, focusing solely on stylish swimwear. Fast forward to 2022 and we now have a combined following of over 5 million across the brands, selling products in almost every single country around the world.
Operating internationally across key sites Glasgow, Wirral, London and LA, the business has grown to 300 employees. As we continue to expand our global presence, we are looking for talented, driven and ambitious individuals to join the Oh Polly team! Here, you can expect an environment to flourish, develop and take your career to the next level.

MAIN PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF THE JOB

In the Finance Department, we are going through an exciting period of growth and we need more people to help us achieve this. We have a fantastic opportunity to join the Finance team. Given the fast-paced nature and variety of the Finance department, there will never be a dull moment in the role.

You must possess strong communication skills, be an ambitious and hard-working individual looking for your next challenge. This role will suit a proactive individual that can build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

The main purpose of the role is to provide accounts payable support and processes within finance. This role will offer a foundation for aspiring accountants and to obtain some valuable experience early within their career.

DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Processing supplier invoices in an accurate and timely manner
  • Investigating invoice queries and liaising with suppliers to get these resolved
  • Building and maintaining relationships with suppliers
  • Supplier statement reconciliations
  • Posting bank and online merchant transactions
  • Bank and online merchant account reconciliations
  • Maintaining an accurate aged creditors listing for month end and year end reporting
  • Processing staff expense claims
  • Allocating bank receipts and payments
  • Assisting with other administration and ad hoc tasks as required
  • Implementing new processes and improving current procedures
  • Comfortable working towards set KPIs

Requirements

SKILLS

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work to deadlines, manage ones’ own time and work independently
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and implementing new ways of doing things
  • Have a good working knowledge of MS Office - primarily Excel
  • Have worked with overseas supplier invoices in multi-currencies
  • Proactive and positive attitude
DESIRABLE
  • Have experience of overseas subsidiaries
  • Have worked in a group before
  • Preparing Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Have worked within the retail/fashion/ecommerce sector
  • Implementing new processes and improving current procedures
  • AAT Level 3 or above


Salary: up to £25,000 DOE

This Company is an equal opportunities employer