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Accounts Payable Coordinator

Posted 12 Jul 2024
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2 to 4 years
Full-time / part-time
Full-time
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Degree level
Required languages
English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

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ABOUT THE BRAND

At Karl Lagerfeld, we are driven by Karl’s mantra: “Embrace the present and invent the future.”

Always contemporary and forward-looking, the House of KARL LAGERFELD shares the creative vision and design aesthetic of its iconic founder, Karl Lagerfeld.

We are the only fashion house that carries Karl’s name on its door and we strive to live up to this responsibility in everything we do, every day, with the utmost joy and passion.

Our headquarters in Paris and in Amsterdam are home to a highly diverse and driven team of KARL family members that hail from over 50 countries. Together, we aim to create meaningful stories and product concepts that connect to Karl’s world and iconic attributes.

Women’s & Men's ready-to-wear, bags, small leather goods, swimwear and underwear are managed directly from our Amsterdam headquarters, while other categories, including footwear, fragrances, eyewear and more, are developed with best-in-class licensing partners.

We connect with our consumers on multiple levels, ensuring that our online and offline approach goes hand in hand. We thrive to maximize consumer engagement via more than 200 KL stores worldwide, our premium wholesale partners, and our strong digital footprint, spearheaded by our KARL.COM flagship store, which reaches 96 countries. Our digital channels currently represent more than 30% of our overall full-price business.

We are a dynamic, fast-growing and inclusive company built on professionalism and strong values. At KARL LAGERFELD we’re committed to working toward the highest standards of sustainability and integrity across all areas of our business,. In 2019, KARL LAGERFELD joined as a founding member of the Fashion Pact, a global sustainability initiative seeking to transform the fashion industry through objectives in three areas: climate, biodiversity and ocean protection.

Interested in working for a fast growing international retail company?

We are looking for a Retail Accounts Payable coordinator, responsible for invoice processing, payment preparation and bank booking. We expect the AP coordinator to work independently, set priorities in a fast-paced environment and to be fluent in English.

In this role you will report to the AP team lead.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for processing supplier invoices in the system after careful review of documentation. Code invoices with precision on the correct financial dimensions.
  • Act as the primary point of contact for both external and internal stakeholders, addressing inquiries related to the entire accounts payable process, including the current status of invoices and payments.
  • Manage and oversee Accounts Payables inboxes, ensuring proper distribution and effective communication. Foster and sustain positive relationships with vendors.
  • Facilitate the preparation of weekly payments (both batch and manual) for approved invoices respecting payment terms
  • Process employee expense reports in strict adherence to company policies. Scrutinize supporting documentation for all expense claims.
  • Record the bank transactions in the accounting ledger.
  • Establish and maintain vendor databases, including the creation of new supplier entries in the system.
  • Comply with internal control requirements and documentation.
  • Reconcile vendors' statements promptly, identifying and rectifying any discrepancies. Take ownership of the accounts payable aging process and conduct periodic reconciliations.
  • Contribute to day-to-day Finance and Accounts Payable team administration functions, actively participating in audits to ensure strict compliance with internal control requirements and documentation.

THE PROFILE:

  • 2 years+ of experience in accounts payables; experience in the retail sector is a plus;
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems, with an added advantage for familiarity with automated Accounts Payable (AP) systems is a plus.
  • Good understanding of Value Added Tax (VAT) principles.
  • University degree in Business Administration, Finance, or a related field. Additional certifications in Accounts Payable (AP) or relevant areas are highly desirable.;
  • Exceptional attention to detail and commitment to accuracy;
  • Professional integrity and a strict adherence to confidentiality protocols.
  • Strong verbal and interpersonal communication skills for effective interfacing in English;
  • Comfortable working under pressure and meeting strict deadlines;
  • Good understanding of IT systems, accounting and banking processes.

Why #TEAMKARL? (HQ)

  • Learning and development courses/training
  • Opportunity to make an impact
  • Remote working arrangements
  • Relocation Package
  • Bonus holidays
  • Working in the heart of Amsterdam
  • Brand discounts
  • And exclusive sample sales only for #TEAMKARL

Fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld is globally renowned for his cutting-edge, aspirational and relevant approach to style. Under his creative direction, the KARL LAGERFELD fashion house is rooted in a DNA that’s accessible-luxe and cool; its signature aesthetic combines timeless classics with a modern, rock-chic edge.
KARL LAGERFELD’s portfolio includes ready-to-wear for men and women, childrenswear, bags and small leather goods. Additional…


Fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld is globally renowned for his cutting-edge, aspirational and relevant approach to style. Under his creative direction, the KARL LAGERFELD fashion house is rooted in a DNA that’s accessible-luxe and cool; its signature aesthetic combines timeless classics with a modern, rock-chic edge.

KARL LAGERFELD’s portfolio includes ready-to-wear for men and women, childrenswear, bags and small leather goods. Additional collections include watches, eyewear, footwear, perfumes, candles and fashion jewellery. In 2016 the company launched bridal fine jewellery and KARL LAGERFELD PARIS, which brings Parisian-inspired styles to North America. In 2018, it launched the KARL LAGERFELD X KAIA collection — designed with model-of-the-moment Kaia Gerber — which was the company’s largest collaborative project to date.

KARL LAGERFELD’s expanding network includes over 100 mono-brand points of sale worldwide, plus a premium wholesale presence in Europe, the Middle East and Asia. The global flagship store on KARL.COM reaches 96 countries and reflects KARL LAGERFELD’s expertise in engagement through digital innovation.

Retail
Amsterdam
125 employees