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Ledger Supervisor

Canteen staff at the company canteen cash register

Job Category

Finance & Fraud

Division

THG Beauty Finance

Location

UK, Frome

Job Type

Full-time

THG is a fast-moving, global technology business that specialises in taking brands direct to consumers. Our world-class proprietary tech and infrastructure powers our extensive portfolio of beauty, nutrition and lifestyle brands and is now helping drive exponential growth of our clients’ brands globally.  

We’re powered by a global team of over 7,000 ambitious people around the world. Our culture is fast-paced and entrepreneurial, it’s this DNA that has supported our incredible growth.

We’re always looking for individuals that can bring fresh and innovative thinking to THG, and play a part in driving the group forward on its exciting journey. So, if you’re ready to take the next big step in your career, challenge yourself every day and evolve with the world around you, THG is ready for you. 

Location: Woodland Way, Commerce Park, Frome, Somerset, BA11 2RY

About Finance at THG

THG is one of the world’s fastest growing and largest online retailers. We have over a decade of experience building and growing brands in the Beauty and Wellness sectors, in over 160 markets. We create brilliant digital brand experiences and our in-house team design, develop and build a bespoke proprietary technology platform that is used by hundreds of millions of people worldwide. 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 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; our colleagues are encouraged to think creatively and are 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 Acheson & Acheson 

THG acquired Acheson & Acheson in 2018 to bring full service, product development & manufacturing in-house to supply innovative branded and THG Beauty Brand products to the industry. Capabilities include:

  • In-house market knowledge & trends
  • End-to-end service from idea generation through to manufacturing and launch
  • Technical, commercial and production expertise
  • Outstanding customer service

About The Finance Team 

Based within the Beauty Division of the business, The Finance Team is responsible for invoicing and receiving cash from customers, paying suppliers whilst maximizing internal cashflow, monitoring operational overhead spend and maximizing value add to EBITDA. 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 to the Finance Director, the Ledger Supervisor is responsible for the operating cash of the business inclusive of both sales and purchase ledger duties. Daily tasks will vary between invoicing our customers, reconciling bank transactions to paying our suppliers.

Responsibilities:

  • To ensure that accurate and timely completion of the sales ledger including but not limited to:
    Producing and distribution customer invoices accurately
    b. Producing customer statements
    c. Allocating and reconciling customer remittances
    d. Chasing and reporting aged debtors
    e. Dealing with any customer enquires
  • To ensure the accurate and timely completion of the purchase ledger including but not limited to:
    Passing and processing and processing supplier invoices/credits
    b. Producing and allocating supplier payments
    c. Reconciling supplier statements
    d. dealing with all supplier invoice/ credit queries
  • To produce accurate month end reports across purchase and sales ledger, understanding the detail and content
  • To maintain and update where necessary accurate procedures of all aspects of the job role, ensuring adequate cover can be arranges in times of absence
  • To accurately complete monthly petty cash reconciliations
  • To accurately complete pre-paid card and employee expenses in line with policy
  • To accurately process new supplier credit application forms in line with policy
  • To follow all company polices and procedures, raising any concerns to the financial controller
  • To assist and perform any other accounts duties as and when required
  • Management of 1 FTE
  • Communicating effectively and positively with all teams, colleagues and managers.
  • Take reasonable care for the health and safety for yourself and other persons who may be affected by your work

Requirements:

  • Ideally the candidate will have ledger or accounting experience
  • Must be highly numerate with experience working in excel
  • Strong analytical skills
  • High levels of attention to detail
  • Entrepreneurial mindset
  • Commercially aware
  • Driven to achieve results and improvements

Benefits:

  • 25 days holiday.
  • Birthday holiday (after 12 months service).
  • Holiday purchasing – max of 3 days per year.
  • Continuous service holiday (5 years, 10 years & 15 years additional day at each milestone).
  • Milestone awards – 5 years £200 THG voucher & 10 years £1000 travel).
  • Enhanced parenthood scheme.
  • Vita Health – Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Silvercloud – CBT sessions.
  • Eye tests (Specsavers).
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Tech scheme.
  • Staff discounts (THG websites).
  • Hybrid working scheme (department dependant).
  • Paid lunch breaks.
  • Break saving & early Friday finish.
  • Online GP service (Dr Ishrat).
  • Online L&D courses.
  • 2 ESV days per year (giving back days).
  • Refer a friend.
  • Pension scheme.

THG is proud to be a Disability Confident Committed employer. If you are invited to interview, please let us know if there are any reasonable adjustments we can make to the recruitment process that will enable you to perform to the best of your ability.

Because of the high volumes of applications our opportunities attract, it sometimes takes us time to review and consider them all. We endeavour to respond to every application we receive within 14 days. If you haven't heard from us within that time frame or should you have any specific questions about this or other applications for positions at THG please contact one of our Talent team to discuss further. 

THG is committed to creating a diverse & inclusive environment and hence welcomes applications from all sections of the community. 

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