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Purchase Ledger Assistant - German Speaking FTC

London, GB

Full Time

Purchase Ledger Assistant - German Speaking¦ Central ¦ Contract Full time


This is a fixed-term contract for 12 months. 


Something Extraordinary Every Day™


As our Purchase Ledger Assistant - German Speaking, you will work with and support the Account Payables Manager. You will provide efficient and proactive day-to-day support to the Finance Team to ensure the smooth running of the financial administration of the Company.


You will be required to work on site at Bicester Village a minimum of 2 days a week.


What you will be doing

The key responsibilities of this role will include some or all the following:


  • Provide competent and meticulous support to help the productivity of the Finance Team
  • Set up suppliers
  • Update supplier records
  • Process invoices and credit notes accurately
  • Reconcile supplier statements



What makes you special

We are looking for an individual who can display the following experience and skills:


  • Fluent in German and English both written and verbal - additional fluency in Dutch is highly advantageous
  • Previous experience of account payables
  • Computer literate and high proficiency in Microsoft Office particularly in Excel; knowledge of Oracle would be an advantage
  • Excellent organisation skills with an eye for details
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Fluency in Dutch is highly advantageous


There’s no one quite like us

The Bicester Collection are the worlds’ leading luxury shopping destinations, and we are committed to creating magical and memorable experiences for our guests. Taking the name of the founding Village, The Bicester Collection distinguishes the 11 Villages in Europe and China as one collection of destinations for our guests, our brand partners, our travel and tourism partners, our corporate and financial media, and our internal teams.


Our Vision is to be the best shopping destination in the world.

Our Mission is to make the lives of others better including our brands, our guests, our people and our communities.

Our Brand Promise is to offer something extraordinary every day.

Our Five Values are the glue that bind us together and allows us to lead ahead:


  • Authenticity - Always do the right thing
  • Innovation - Think outside of the box
  • Passion - Do what you love and love what you do!
  • Critical Thinking - Challenge the obvious
  • Vision - Be mission driven always


Why we’re exceptional

The key to our success is the quality and commitment of our people. In return for your hard work and commitment to our values, you’ll receive a generous salary and we’ll also reward you through our Feel Good Programme which offers the following benefits:


  • Lifestyle - Our Lifestyle benefits include life assurance, income protection, pension, leisure travel insurance, an electric car scheme, a discounted shopping portal, discounts across our Villages, a referral bonus and season ticket loans.
  • Physical - Our Physical health benefits include private medical cover, virtual doctor support, dental insurance, health screening, a cycle-to-work scheme, eye care and flu vaccinations.
  • Mental – Our Mental health benefits include access to professionals as well as support from trained mental health 'first aiders' from across the business, an employee assistance programme and free access to Headspace and Thrive, two of the most well respected mental well-being apps.
  • Social - Our social programme is designed to help us connect and, most importantly, have fun! Benefits include yoga classes, summer parties, outdoor team activities, time away from the office to enjoy special occasions such as birthdays, getting married, moving house and, of course, taking a well-deserved break.


Come and live your story with us

At The Bicester Collection, we are focused on attracting and retaining the best talent. We believe in fostering an open culture, which supports our people to thrive and creates a sense of belonging. Working at the Bicester Collection means entering an inclusive space where all perspectives are valued, ideas are shared freely, and creativity is encouraged.

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