Assistant Reception Manager

    • London
    • Salary: Competitive Salary

    D&D London Head Office

    The Role: Accounts Payable Supervisor

    The Restaurant: This is a Head Office role

    The Location: Kirby Street

    The Salary: Competitive salary

    Why work for us:

    • Top rate industry leading pay
    • Discount in all of our restaurants – 40% off all day, every day
    • Exclusive discounts and cashback options at a range of retailers and cinema tickets at great prices courtesy of LifeWorks App
    • Wagestream – access to the Wagestream money management app that lets you track your earnings throughout the month, instantly access up to 40% of your pay as soon as you earn it and save directly from your salary
    • Access to a confidential Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) with a 24/7 helpline and the opportunity to have 6 hourly sessions with a trained Counsellor for free
    • Access to WeCare – a solution designed to support your mental, physical, social and financial wellbeing. You will have access to 24/7 UK-based online GP appointments, mental health counselling, a get fit programme, legal and financial guidance plus much more
    • Free tasty and healthy meals on shift if in restaurants
    • Long Service Awards
    • Holiday that increases with length of service
    • Access to our training platform D&D Connect with resources to develop your skills and knowledge
    • An optional paid day each year to give back and volunteer
    • Recommend a Friend scheme

    Who we are:

    At D&D London we are passionate about all thing’s food and drink. We strive to deliver quality in everything we do, each time we do it. With 45 diverse venues across 7 cities including London, New York and Paris – there is a restaurant for every occasion. Each of our sites pride themselves on the unique designs, the freshest produce and the most exclusive settings. Founded in 2006 by Des Gunewardena and David Loewi, our eponymous D and D, the mission has always been the same, to provide each and every guest with a luxury experience when stepping foot into our restaurants and hotel. Through the years we have paved the way in the luxury dining scene, acquiring some of the most iconic venues in London and beyond, venues such as Bluebird Chelsea, 100 Wardour St, Quaglino’s, 20 Stories and our South Place Hotel. With further expansion across the group planned in the upcoming years, this list of top destinations is only set to grow!

    A bit about what you will be doing:

    Reporting to the AP Manager the AP Supervisor will manage a team of 5 AP analysts and be responsible for managing all AP activities for the Group, ensuring timely payment of vendor invoices, reconciliation, maintain accurate records and AP controls.


    ·        Manage a support team of 5 AP Analysts to ensure they work efficiently and effectively

    ·        Process various payment methods and prepare bi-weekly pay run for approval by AP Manager

    ·        Reconciliation of key supplier statements and accounts to maintain good vendor relations

    ·        Responsible for specific sites ensuring invoices and journals are processed in a timely manner

    ·        Setting up and maintenance of suppliers on the accounts system in accordance with company policy

    ·        Coordinate month-end close processes ensuring all activities are completed in a timely fashion in line with Finance expectations

    ·        Year-end audit for AP queries such as supplier payments, creditors listings, supplier statements and reconciliations

    ·        Managing aged creditors report, working with a team to ensure items aged items are kept to a minimum

    ·        Ensuring that AP policies and processes are adhered to across the business and take the lead on process improvement projects


    Candidate requirements

    Education: accounting / finance related subject preferred

    Experience: 3+ years directly related Account Payable experience

    Systems: Sapphire Anywhere, SAP B1, iDocuments, APT, Fourth, Adaco experience advantageous

    ·        Knowledge of Accounts Payable Processes, including end to end P2P process, payments, reconciliations etc

    ·        Ability to plan work, evaluate and provide direction to team

    ·        Good understanding of excels, using vlookups, pivot tables, formulas etc

    ·        Strong communication skills to facilitate working closely with other parts of the business, including purchasing, commercial, group and operation

    ·        Strong analytical skills to be able to solve technical and non-technical day-to-day issues effecting the AP process

    ·        Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment


    If you are interested in discussing the Accounts Payable Supervisor role further, please get in touch with us without delay!

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