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Accounts Payable Manager

Vestiaire Collective

Vestiaire Collective

Accounting & Finance, Sales & Business Development
Paris, France
Posted on Saturday, July 6, 2024
Vestiaire Collective is the leading global online marketplace for desirable pre-loved fashion. Our mission is to transform the fashion industry for a more sustainable future by empowering our community to promote the circular fashion movement. Vestiaire was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Paris with offices in London, Berlin, New York, Singapore, Ho Chi Minh and Hong Kong and warehouses in Tourcoing (France), Crawley (UK), Hong Kong and New York.
We currently have a diverse global team of 700 employees representing more than 50 nationalities. Our values are Activism, Transparency, Dedication and Greatness and Collective. We are proud to be a BCorp.
Vestiaire Collective is looking for an Account Payable Manager based in Paris.

What you will do 👜

  • Be a line manager : recruit, onboard, manage, evaluate, engage, develop direct reports and broader finance community. Attract and develop early talents. Control and maintain your energy and energy of the team.
  • Be guardian of accounting quality, company assets and compliance to internal and external rules.
  • Ensure on time in full correct positing (3 way match, "no PO- no pay", Procurement policy compliant), supplier payments terms, payment run, provisions, period closing, reconciliation (Balance Sheet, with suppliers, etc), reporting for external auditors (annual).
  • Design and execute control in line with ICE (internal control excellence) - i.e. manual journal entries.
  • Keep clean master data, working closely with the Procurement Manager.
  • In charge of surveillance of the out of the pocket expenses and its compliance with the Group policy.
  • Bring Efficiency: clarify and manage end to end process, introduce and control KPIs, follow-up on improvement actions, identify potential barriers and remove them.
  • Proactively initiate and be sponsor of projects concerning AP area (e-invoice, P2P tool improvements, etc).
  • Control that tools and systems used for AP work properly. Prepare deep dive analysis to ensure quality of data and bring insights.
  • Manage stakeholders: focus on value creation and service excellence with the user centricity concept in a heart. With internal and external partners communicate performance, build SLA (service level agreement) and feedback loop on it, develop and execute joint plans on process improvement.
  • Provide key reporting to internal stakeholders (mainly to your manager the Accounting & Consolidation Director).
  • Build expertise on AP area, exchange best practice internally and externally, ensure back-up process and sustainable knowledge management (process maps, desktop procedures, etc). Implement new reporting requirements, regulations, etc.
  • Be agile and be ready to react on a new business challenges and requirements

Who you are ⭐

  • 5+ years of account payable experience within 3 years in management.
  • You have prior experience in an end-to-end accounts payable role, demonstrating a comprehensive understanding of the process.
  • You are proficient with ERP systems (we are migrating from Sage to Netsuite)
  • You have a proven track record of resolving supplier disputes and maintaining strong relationships.
  • You speak English fluently.
  • You possess a continuous improvement mindset, always seeking ways to optimize operations and contribute to team success
What we offer 🎁
A meaningful job with an impact on the way people consume fashion and promote sustainability
The opportunity to do career-defining work in a fast-growing French-born scale up
The possibility to work as part of a globally diverse team with more than 50 nationalities
Two days to help Project - reinforcing your activist journey and volunteer for an association
Significant investment in your learning and growth
Competitive compensation and benefits package
As full member of our entrepreneurial project, you will be eligible to free shares
Surveys show that women and members of underrepresented communities only apply for a job if they meet 100% of the required conditions. Does this sound like you? If so, Vestiaire Collective encourages you to reconsider your application. We look forward to receiving your application!
Vestiaire Collective is an equal opportunities employer