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Accounts Payable/Receivable Associate



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Join Rapha's Passionate Team and Revolutionize Cycling Experiences as an Accounts Payable/Receivable Associate


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Rapha, a pioneer in the cycling world since 2004, is on a mission to make life better through biking. With a commitment to innovation and community, Rapha is not just a brand; it's a movement that encourages the joy of cycling. As a key player in the finance team, you'll be at the core of a globally recognized omni-channel retailer, driving the company forward with your expertise.

  • Ensure accurate and timely financial operations, including payments and data processing.
  • Handle a high volume of invoices and supplier interactions with precision.
  • Conduct bank reconciliations and support the Accounts Receivable function.
  • Proven experience in Accounts Payable and Receivable within an SME.
  • Proficiency in handling large volumes of transactions and resolving discrepancies.
  • Adept at performing reconciliations and managing supplier accounts.
  • Outstanding communication skills and a proactive approach are essential.
  • Flexibility in work arrangements, with an openness to retail or e-commerce experience.
  • Interest in cycling and alignment with Rapha's vibrant culture is a bonus.

Join us and enjoy flexibility in your role, collaborative events, significant discounts on apparel, and much more as you contribute to a thriving, cycling-centric work environment.

Founded in 2004, Rapha exists to inspire the world to live life by bike. We believe that cycling has the power to improve people’s lives but as well as enjoying it for what it is today, we are determined to change cycling and open it up to more people so that they too can discover the joys of riding a bike.

The Finance function operates at the heart of Rapha as a multi-functional, business facing department. Rapha is dynamic and we are looking for an individual who is happy to get into the detail to support the business and continue our growth as a world class omni-channel retailer.

The Accounts Payable and Finance Assistant you will play a vital role in the day-to-day operations of finance; ensuring timely and accurate payment to suppliers, processing transactional level data to ultimately ensure that accurate and timely financial information can be reported to the Board and key business stakeholders.

The Role

We are recruiting for an Accounts Payable/Receivable Associate to join our established finance department. You will have experience working with volume within a SME and relevant Accounts Payable and Receivable experience. You will proactively deal with a large volume of invoices and/or suppliers’ correspondences with accuracy and speed as well as assisting with Accounts Receivable and weekly bank reconciliations.

Accounts Payable Responsibilities

‚óŹ Monitoring of key Accounts Payable inboxes and responding to queries
‚óŹ Processing purchase invoices and credit notes, for both central as well as international region¬†expenses
‚óŹ Ensure invoices are correctly authorised at the relevant level
‚óŹ Performing reconciliations of supplier statements and resolving any discrepancies
‚óŹ Managing supplier accounts, ensuring timely payment of creditors
‚óŹ Preparation of payment runs
‚óŹ Liaising with relevant teams to resolve queries
‚óŹ Setting up new supplier accounts and maintaining existing account details within the purchase¬†ledger

Accounts Receivable Responsibilities

‚óŹ Taking ownership of the end-to-end accounts receivable process
‚óŹCompleting credit checks on new customers
‚óŹCreation of new customer accounts on Microsoft Navision
‚óŹReview and issuing of sales invoices, credit memos and statements to customers
‚óŹManaging debt collection of debtors
‚óŹ Proactive ownership of reviewing aged accounts receivables listing with the wholesale team and¬†recommending corrective actions for aged debts
‚óŹ Running a high volume AR inbox, proactively and promptly resolving queries

Other Administrative tasks

‚óŹ Weekly reconciliation of company bank accounts
‚óŹ Manage and reconcile corporate card expenditure
‚óŹ Processing staff expenses according to company policy
‚óŹ Assist the wider finance team at month end with entity reporting and creditors reconciliations

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and qualities:
‚óŹ Previous experience working within the purchase ledger is essential
‚óŹ Experience within retail/ecommerce desirable
‚óŹ Experience working in a multicurrency environment would be helpful but not essential
‚óŹ Flexible working patterns will be considered for this role
‚óŹ Good interpersonal and communication skills
‚óŹ Reliable, self-disciplined, speed, and accuracy are essential.
‚óŹ Excellent attention to detail
‚óŹ Ability to prioritise workload and work to deadlines
‚óŹ Strong attention to detail
‚óŹ Initiative and can-do attitude
‚óŹ Adaptable and flexible
‚óŹ Team player
‚óŹ An interest in cycling and the business culture is an advantage

Working at Rapha
We are continuously looking into ways to invest in our employees and build a better working culture and environment. Here are just some of the internal benefits we offer.

  • Flexible working hours
  • Support ad-hoc remote working during the week - Minimum 3 days in office
  • Free barista coffee and social drinks in the office
  • Monthly department social events and quarterly office social away days
  • We offer a flexible riding benefit to allow you to go out riding on a Wednesday morning with colleagues or learn to cycle to cycling through our Getting Started Scheme.
  • We offer all our employees a 50% apparel discount and a discount for family and friends
  • An annual clothing allowance
  • Free membership to the Rapha Cycling Club
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Enhanced Parental Leave and Pay¬†

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