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Accounts Payable Team Leader

Permanent / Fixed Term


Closing Date:


Support Centre Location

Weymouth Office

More about the role

About New Look:

At New Look, everything we do is for the love of fashion. Without following that core belief, we wouldn’t be where we are now. But, what else does it take to be one of the biggest brands on the UK’s high street? We think that it comes down to our employees –  and our mission to be the go-to destination for men’s, women’s and teen’s clothing and accessories.

Our motto? Keep it simple. Be brave. Think customer. Act with pace. Take responsibility. That’s the New Look way. If that sounds like you, we’d like to have you on our team! We’re always searching for enthusiastic and dedicated individuals to take New Look to exciting places.


About the Role:

• Supervision and support of the AP Processing team (including training, development and recruitment)
• Ensure that all supplier payment expectations are met
• Ensure that team daily processing deliverables are achieved, accurately recorded and are mitigated when circumstance dictates
• Ensure  continual reconciliation of stock matching control accounts, ensuring accurate GRNO balance & aging is maintained
• Continuous support to Company goal of 100% PO compliance
• Manage & maintain all documentation for  teams processes, supplier information packs, job description , and training documentation
• Support internal audit function with aim of  enduring no control issues at annual external Audit review
• Ensure that highest level of customer service is maintained in all dealings with both internal & external customers
• Represent AP in relevant projects as they arise
• Ensure that a “Group” approach is maintained at all times and that the same level of service is provided regardless of the geographical location of internal customers.


About YOU:

• Low level accounting qualification or qualified by experience.
• Ability to communicate effectively with managers and suppliers.
• Good organisational skills and able to work to tight timescales and a laid down timetable.
• Strong service level and transaction driven background to consistently hit a high level of KPIs.
• “Can do” attitude and good problem solving skills.
• Commercial and practical approach in resolving day to day issues.
• Ability to map and record control processes.
• Able to work within strict policy and procedural guidelines.
• Technical abilities require the competent use of a PC, to include: Excel, Outlook, Finance Systems.

Why New Look?

At New Look we take pride in career progression, offering internal promotions to candidates who are ready to step up the career ladder.  We also offer everything from bonus schemes to season ticket loans that will make life a little bit easier for you - including a huge staff discount of 40%, holiday days and access to our New Look Rewards which include some amazing discounts across a number of different businesses.

Come join us and see it for yourself. You have to experience it to truly believe it.


Just one more thing:

We know that job descriptions do not always let your unique work history show- if you do not meet all of our requirements but you still think you’d be a great fit for this role… apply anyway!