Overview

Our Support Centre is in Hemel Hempstead Herts we operate a hybrid working model and have 700 amazing team members across our support centre.

1 Park Lane, Hemel Hempstead, Herts HP2 4YL GBR

Job Details

Accounts Payable Assistant
Hemel Hempstead (Hybrid)
Competitive Annual Salary + Bonus and
Benefits

About the
Role:
We are seeking a dedicated and detail-oriented Accounts Payable Assistant to join our vibrant Haven team in Hemel Hempstead. This position is pivotal in ensuring the seamless processing and payment of supplier invoices, contributing to the efficiency and financial health of our operations. The ideal candidate will be someone with a high level of curiosity and an interest in process improvement, always seeking the best ways to enhance our procedures.

As an Accounts Payable Assistant, you will manage the entire lifecycle of supplier invoices, from receipt to payment. This includes accurately processing invoices, resolving discrepancies, and ensuring that all payments are made on time. You’ll also play a crucial role in maintaining accurate financial records and compliance with accounting standards and legal requirements.

Key
Responsibilities:
Invoice Processing:
Efficiently manage incoming invoices from suppliers, addressing queries
and navigating various statuses to ensure prompt payment.
Timely Payments: Maintain strong relationships with suppliers by ensuring timely payments,
crucial for securing favourable terms and future business opportunities.
Compliance and Record-Keeping: Ensure all financial transactions are accurately recorded in compliance
with accounting standards and legal requirements.
Budget Management and Cost Control: Verify the accuracy of amounts owed, reconcile supplier
statements, and identify potential errors or duplications.
Team Collaboration: Work
closely with the AP team, other departments, and suppliers to resolve
issues and streamline processes.

Essential
Skills and Experience:

Detailed knowledge of Accounts Payable/P2P processes.
Familiarity with the Procure-to-Pay cycle and basic accounting
principles (debits and credits).
Experience in a Shared Service Environment.
Strong problem-solving, prioritisation, and planning skills.
Excellent communication and organisational abilities.
Customer-focused with a positive outlook and high motivation.
Proficiency in navigating systems and Excel skills.
AAT qualification.


Desirable
Skills:
Knowledge of Coupa, Oracle, or SAP systems.
Additional certifications such as APA (Accounts Payable
Certification).

What’s In It For You?
– Holiday allowance that rises with service, plus a
‘Holiday Buy Scheme’
– Annual bonus
– 20% discount on both Haven and Warner Hotels holiday for you, family and
friends
– Comprehensive wellbeing support
– Access to the Bourne Leisure corporate box at the O2 Arena ,London
– Exclusive discounts with corporate partners
– Exciting career pathways, including Learning and Development opportunities
such as Apprenticeships and Degrees

Enhanced family friendly policies and pay (eligibility criteria applied)

Who are we?
We’re part of an award-winning Bourne Leisure family, which includes Haven
& Warner Hotels. We have 9,000 fantastic team members and 38 beautiful
seaside locations and our HQ based in Hemel Hempstead.

What’s it like to work with us?
Working with us is ultimately defined by our
exceptional people and teams. At Haven, we take pride in our Breath of Fresh
Air culture, which focuses on valuing and supporting every team member. We
prioritise openness and transparency in our interactions allowing our team
members to be their authentic selves.
We operate a hybrid working model, meaning 50% of your working week will
be spent at the office, occasionally on Park, or at external events.

What can you expect during the recruitment process?
The interview process will be up to 3 stages and may contain a presentation or
skills test, depending on the role. If you require any support or reasonable
adjustments to help you perform at your best during this process, please let us
know.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the heart of who we
are and what we do. Our commitment to these values is unwavering and they are
central to our mission. We encourage applications from all backgrounds,
communities and industries and we are happy to discuss any reasonable
adjustments or flexibility that you may require, including whether a role can
be part-time or a job-share.

We genuinely care about every candidate’s experience during
the recruitment process and are here to provide support where we can. If you
require any assistance or reasonable adjustments while applying, please don’t
hesitate to reach out to us at resourcingteam@bourne-leisure.co.uk.

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