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Graduate Trainee Accountant - Accounts Payable

Oh Polly
Bromborough, Birkenhead
Not advertised
Closing date
Mar 19, 2023

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Job Role
Finance Graduate
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, CIMA: Not qualified

Job description

About Oh Polly

Founded in 2015, Oh Polly creates high-quality, innovative designs that are trend-driven, meeting our customers’ needs in an ever-evolving market without compromising on our global responsibility and ethical values. Our business model is social first, centred around our industry-leading Instagram and Facebook accounts.2020 saw the launch of Bo+Tee, Oh Polly’s much-loved gym and activewear brand, followed by the launch of Neena Swim in 2021, focusing solely on stylish swimwear. Fast forward to 2022 and we now have a combined following of over 5 million across the brands, selling products in almost every single country around the world. Operating via offices in Glasgow, Liverpool, London, Los Angeles, Dhaka and Guangzhou, the business has over 300 employees in the UK and 1500 directly employed worldwide. As we continue to expand our global presence, we are looking for talented, driven and ambitious individuals to join the Oh Polly team! Here, you can expect an environment to flourish, develop and take your career to the next level.


About the department

In the Finance Department, we are going through an exciting period of growth and we need more people to help us achieve this. We have a fantastic opportunity to join the Finance team. Given the fast-paced nature and variety of the Finance department, there will never be a dull moment in the role.

You must possess strong communication skills and be an ambitious and hard-working individual looking for your next challenge. This role will suit a proactive individual that can build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

About the role

The main purpose of the role is to provide accounts payable support and processes within finance. This role will offer a foundation for aspiring accountants and to obtain some valuable experience early within their career.

Here's a snapshot of some of the tasks you could be working on

  • Processing supplier invoices in an accurate and timely manner
  • Investigating invoice queries and liaising with suppliers to get these resolved
  • Building and maintaining relationships with suppliers
  • Supplier statement reconciliations
  • Posting bank and online merchant transactions
  • Bank and online merchant account reconciliations
  • Maintaining an accurate aged creditors listing for month end and year end reporting
  • Processing staff expense claims
  • Allocating bank receipts and payments
  • Assisting with other administration and ad hoc tasks as required
  • Implementing new processes and improving current procedures


What will you need to succeed?

  • 2:1 in a relevant degree such as accounting or business, although numerical subjects will also be considered
  • Confident with using both Excel and PowerPoint
  •  Ready to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Have good organisational skills with the ability to manage workload and work to deadlines
  •  Have excellent attention to detail, ensuring accuracy of any information shared internally or externally
  • Able to demonstrate accountability and ownership of work duties and activities and carry them out with accuracy, integrity, and customer focus
  • Able to demonstrate a commitment to personal development, keeping up to date with current thinking and practice
  •  Be a clear communicator with the ability to build strong relationships with key stakeholders at all levels
  • Be a collaborative team player



  • Salary 22k 
  • Study package (ACCA / CIMA)
  • 50% discount on all products
  • Company pension
  • Corporate gym membership
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Extra day off for your birthday
  • Company social events
  • Learning & development opportunities


This Company is an equal opportunities employer

Oh Polly job positions are open to all suitably qualified candidates, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

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