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Senior Accounts Payable Administrator

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Why Superdrug?

Passionate about Beauty and Health? Want to be part of an innovative, trend setting retailer? Our vibrant Head Office, based by East Croydon station is a fantastic environment filled with hundreds of brilliant personalities.
We’re a team that puts our customers and our teams at the heart of everything we do. At Superdrug, we aim to be the best in accessible health & beauty, loved by our customers for value, choice, friendly advice, service and fun.

Our success comes from our people – they make the difference. We’re all about personality, we have fun, and we work hard to deliver That Superdrug feeling.

The role

Responsible for providing back office finance admin support, the Senior Accounts Payable Administrator will ensure all overhead and property vendor payments related to approximately 1600 stores for AS Watson Group including Superdrug and Savers, plus Hutchison 3G are accounted for and reported correctly, supporting the brands to continue to trade efficiently and delight customers across all channels.

Here's the exciting bit…a day includes

Ensuring the team are working within the agreed SLA and all transactions are processed in a timely manner
Proactively responding to and resolving stakeholder and supplier queries and escalating where necessary
Processing and prioritising payments in line with payment schedule and business need
Reconciling VAT Suspense Account and recovery of VAT invoices to support HMRC compliance
Reconciling all bank accounts and outstanding entries are cleared on a timely basis
Monthly balance sheet reconciliations
Adherence and regular review of finance policies, processes and procedures
Supporting the continual development and training of team members
Ensuring accurate reporting and compliance processes are followed, including completion of all month end tasks
Regular review of supplier aging and development of action plans to resolve aged items
Business Partnering across Property and Commercial

What you need to succeed:

Solid Accounts Payable experience, minimum 5 years 
Must have supervisor/team lead role
A quick learner who can work to a deadline
A keen eye for detail and a passion for finance
A passion for driving change and process improvement
Experience of working in a shared service environment would be ideal

Here's what's in it for you

33 days holiday rising to 38 days with length of service (inclusive of bank holidays)
Being part of more! We are part of a group who work closely with Savers, The Perfume Shop and Three UK.

We are part of A.S. Watson Group, the world's largest international health and beauty retailer with over 15,700 stores in 25 markets!
2 staff discount codes for yourself and a family member or friend
30% discount on Superdrug Own Brand Products both in store and online
Currently we are working from home in line with government guidelines When we are able  you will be working in a stylish, modern and collaborative office close to East Croydon Station
Company pension matching and bonus
Unrivalled Learning and Development programmes
Come and be part of something special.
Hours: 37.5 | 9.00am - 5.30pm



Superdrug Head Office,51 Sydenham Road,CROYDON,CR0 2EU


Apply now to become part of more

By joining us, you will be part of More than just a health and beauty retail group. You’ll become part of an organisation which is well-recognised all over the world.