London - London Accounts Payable Assistant

      Opened in July 2019, The Standard, London has boldly propelled The Standard brand onto the international stage. Situated on Euston Road across from the gothic grandeur of St Pancras Station, the hotel is set to become a new cultural crossroad for London and a gateway to Europe.The hotel playfully respects the building's history while creating new expansive spaces for the neighbourhood to play from our bars, lounges and restaurants throughout the building to the 266 rooms and suites.

      At the heart of our hotels are of course of people who through their vibrancy and energy bring our properties to life. We are now seeking a team of diverse and dynamic individuals that will capture the very essence of the Standard London to join our team as an Accounts Payable Assistant.

      Your role

      As an Accounts Payable Assistant at the Standard London you will become part of a specialised finance team that provides a dedicated accounting service on behalf of the business, guests and suppliers. Working as part of a wider finance team you will support the Director of Finance and senior team with a range of accounting duties which may include; overseeing transactions and payments relating to our account’s payable ledger, logging invoices and ensuring that payments are made promptly; income audit and accounts receivable; general cashiering and supporting with month end duties.

      Most importantly you will ensure you and your team adopt a flexible and hands-on approach. With a meticulous eye for detail you never miss a thing, and you will be confident in supporting across all areas of the department and be able to deal with any queries from guests, clients and colleagues in a professional and responsive manner; that is far from anything but Standard!

      So, it goes without saying that you will need to be highly social, upbeat and friendly; confident and can handle pressure well; thrive in a high volume, high energy environment and can manage relationships with both suppliers, guests and your colleagues with ease.

      Do you have what it takes to be an Accounts Payable Assistant at the Standard.

      While we take every detail of design and guest experience seriously, we do not take ourselves too seriously. Standard People’ are at the heart of our brand; vivid, dynamic and engaging. You’ll intrinsically understand the unique microcosm and the context of our venues and city you represent.

      While prior experience as an Accounts Payable Assistant will always be useful all are welcome at The Standard so your background may be less conventional; you will have an uncompromised and natural flair for negotiating a deal and be able to build genuine relationships with our suppliers. In addition to this you will also need….

      • A proven track record in a similar Accounts Payable Assistant or Hotel Accounting role with exposure to a number of accounting functions, ideally gained in a similar ‘Lifestyle’ multi-site restaurant or multi-outlet hotel sector

      • Have exceptional administration and organisation skills with great attention to detail combined with a natural ability and passion for numbers.

      • Highly motivated and pro-active; act with professionalism and positivity in all interactions

      • Prior experience of using Data Plus accounting software, Birch Street Purchasing soft ware or Opera PMS will be highly regarded

      • Candidates should also be proficient in Microsoft Excel to a minimum of intermediate level

      • Hotel Opening experience preferred

      We are defined by our richness of personality and diversity of background and lifestyle so if you think you have what it takes to be an Accounts Payable Assistant.

      All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates.


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