About Us:

As a member of the Chelsea team you will become part of a long and proud history in the heart of iconic west London, which dates back to the club’s founding in 1905. Since that time the club has won every major domestic and international trophy, being crowned English, European and world champions in the process.

Chelsea are a club which proudly strives to be the best in everything we do, on and off the pitch, as shown by the further success of our Women’s and Academy sides, as well as the excellent work in the community undertaken by the Chelsea Foundation, while engaging with our many supporters from a wide range of backgrounds at home in the UK and around the world.

If you’re motivated and want to help us win more trophies, you’ve got a place here at Chelsea!

What We’re Looking For:

Chelsea FC are on the lookout for an AP Clerk, this role would be perfect for someone who has previous experience within an accounts payable role, someone who loves a challenge, has excellent communication skills and finance knowledge.

Brief description and duties:

  • An accounts payable clerk will assist in all aspects of accounts payable work for the entire Chelsea FC group accounts team. Assist in all aspects of purchase ledger work on all group companies including:

  • Matching of purchase orders and goods received notes to invoices raising discrepancies where appropriate

  • Processing Invoices, Credit Notes, Expenses in a timely manner

  • Assist in the full procedure of the weekly and the main monthly BACS run

  • Ensure that all statements are reconciled and resolve any issues

  • Compile 3 monthly Supplier Statement Reconciliations on every supplier over £100k turnover, for review by auditors

  • Process company expenses to deadlines, both weekly and monthly, and to VAT regulations

  • Communicate with both suppliers and internal personnel

  • Review Unmatched Purchase Orders to ascertain whether they need to be cleared down.

  • Review Aged Creditor Reports resolving any issues with suppliers or internal stakeholders.

  • General Housekeeping routines on Accounts Payable ledger

  • Any other ad hoc duties as required by the senior members of the finance department

Nice to Haves/qualified by demonstrable experience to the level required:

  • Relevant Accountants Payable experience necessary

  • Computer literate sound knowledge of Excel and Word

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics GP Finance Software and or Proactis would be advantageous

  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to build relations with people at all levels throughout the business

  • Good organisational skills

  • A team player who is enthusiastic and keen to learn

Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion:

At Chelsea we recognise that the diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths and we are taking positive action to ensure our existing colleagues and job applicants can fully be themselves and bring their own unique experiences and perspectives to Chelsea FC. This means giving full and fair consideration to all applicants regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, and pregnancy and maternity.

If you need reasonable adjustments made to the recruitment process, please reach out to your recruiter, who will be able to advise and support you.

Chelsea FC and the Foundation is fully committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of all children, young people and adults at risk (vulnerable groups). We therefore require all successful applicants to complete a DBS Check prior to starting employment. Depending on the role, successful applicants may also be required to undergo other child protection screening where appropriate.

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