AP Associate

The Hut Group

New York City, NY, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Accounting/Finance
  • Post Date: 02/16/2021
  • Website: thg.com
  • Company Address: Voyager House, Chicago Avenue, Manchester, M90 3DQ

About The Hut Group

THG has grown from a start-up business to a global digital commerce group, fast becoming one of the world’s leading beauty and wellbeing online retail organisations.

Job Description

About us:

The Hut Group (THG) is one of the world's largest and fastest growing online retailers. We have over a decade of experience building and growing brands in the Beauty and Wellness sectors in over 160 markets worldwide. Our in-house teams create brilliant digital brand experiences built on our bespoke proprietary technology platform, that is used by hundreds of millions of people around the world today. With a world-class business, a proprietary technology platform, and disruptive business model, our ambition is to be the global digital leader.

Our culture is fast-paced and ambitious - we like to move twice as fast, as others believe to be possible. This belief is a fundamental part of the DNA that has supported our incredible growth. Our people are our strength, and we have over 5,000 diverse, smart thinkers across the globe, who are encouraged to think creatively and empowered to turn their ideas into actions.

To support our ambitious growth, we are looking for commercially astute, ambitious individuals, that can bring fresh and innovative thinking to THG, and play a part in driving the Group forward on its truly exciting journey.

About the division: Finance

Finance at THG is a rapidly growing and evolving team, covering all areas of finance from central functions such as accounts receivable and payable, treasury, tax and internal audit, to specific commercial teams for each of our divisions; Beauty, Tech, Consumer, Health and Brands. As the business expands and takes on new challenges in the form of acquired businesses or new ventures, finance is there to support every step of the way, leading to dynamic and challenging roles – no two days are the same! Common characteristics among our team are the ability to drive change, adaptability and resourcefulness, to ensure we can keep pace with the business, without compromising on financial control or sales performance.

About the role:

Reporting into the Accounts Payable Supervisor, the primary responsibility of the Accounts Payable Associate is to ensure that the processing of supplier invoices is carried out as per company policy and right first time approach. S/he will manage a portfolio of supplier accounts to the expected standard of supplier experience and liaise with THG internal stakeholders providing top class customer service level and ensuring that the suppliers accounts are always up to date.

The Accounts Payable Associate acts as a subject matter expert and point of reference for activities or issues related to Supplier Invoices, and ensures that related processes are executed in line with the Group procedures and according to the internal and external audit requirements.

Job responsibilities:

Performance Delivery

 Monitor and action any Supplier Services queries coming through the relevant mailbox and handle all queries efficiently and effectively to ensure all SLA’s and KPI’s are met

 Provide expertise and act as first point of reference to resolve issues with a Supplier account

 Provide support to internal stakeholders and ensure all documents are processed and paid within the expected timeframe.

 Act as first point of reference for resolving internal and external issues and escalate to line manager or senior management as appropriate

 Process incoming requests through agreed work flow and schedule activities appropriately

 Develop and maintain excellent working relationships with external counterparts, other Transactional Teams, external suppliers, internal customers and business partners

 Strives to achieve best practice performance levels as per benchmarks agreed with the Supplier Services Manager

Process Management and Improvement

 In liaison with the Supplier Services Manager and Group PTP Manager identify and propose continuous improvement initiatives

 Work with internal stakeholders to understand their expectations and processes and build professional relationships wtih them

KPI's:

    Adhering to agreed deadlines
    Working with colleagues across the business to identify improved ways of working
    Review and maintain agreed ledgers
    Process Accounts Payable documents within the system
    Service level Scorecards

Requirements

Qualification:

    Experience of Accounts Payable processes
    Ability to act as SME for the accounts payable team whilst developing cross functional relationships
    Office IT literate, preferably with advanced MS Excel skills
    Sage or any other ERP systems knowledge
    Track of high performing standards
    Professional education or equivalent experience
    Fluent in English verbal and written. Another European Langage (French, Polish, Swedish, German) an advantage but not essential.

Benefits

    Competitive pay
    Company bonus scheme
    Medical, dental, vision and commuter benefits
    401K with up to 4% company match. 100% vested from day one
    Awesome Employee discounts on our websites
    Excellent growth & advancement opportunities


Unfortunately, due to the high volumes of applications our opportunities attract, we are sometimes unable to respond to every application. If you haven't heard from us within 14 days of applying, please consider your application to have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

THGis an equal opportunity employer. We prohibit discrimination based on age, color, gender, disability, national origin, race, marital status, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other protected class in accordance with applicable federal, provincial and local laws. We are also committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible workplace.

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