Accounts Payable

Permanent employee, Full-time · EMEA

ABOUT THE ROLE
Our Accounts Payable position, is a role that will play a key part in the future success of the finance function. The role will take sole ownership of accounts payable and expenses for both our UK and US entities.

A key part of this role will be improving and implementing accounts payable processes, ensuring that the business has good visibility of and control over its costs as it grows. 

The accuracy of the financial data, reconciliations and supplier/debtors relationships is the key foundations of building a world class finance function. This role works closely with finance, the business and external suppliers and the role will grow with the business.  
WHAT YOU’LL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR
You’ll expect this, but there’s a lot to this role. But let’s overview what’s expected of you:

Day to Day

  • Management of purchase order process & ensuring that all invoices are correctly authorised
  • Posting of supplier invoices & expenses to correct codes
  • Obtaining supplier statements & reconciling with ledger to ensure completeness
  • Dealing with day-to-day supplier queries
  • Ensure accuracy of VAT codes on expenses and invoices
  • Responsible for weekly payment run and payment of staff expenses 
  • Completion of bank and credit card reconciliations 
  • Responsible for reconciliation of accounts payable ledger at month end
Ad hoc

  • Own implementation of new expense system
  • Support with implementation of new purchase order process
  • Training new staff members on expenses & purchase order processes
  • Assist with year-end audit queries
ABOUT YOUR TEAM
You’ll be reporting into Emma, our Group Financial Controller, who, in a short period has contributed significantly to the way we look at Finance and its importance to a business. You’ll be part of the wider Finance team, who love what they do and contribute to the growth of Minor Figures.

You’ll work closely with a motley crew of teammates across the globe that are celebrated for their individuality in a work culture that encourages you to be optimistic, experimental and daring.
ABOUT YOU
First up, we hire humans, not machines, so let’s look at the key skills that we love to see. People that:

  • Live and breathe their authenticity and individuality in everything that they do.
  • Take pride in what they do, and inspire others to do the same.
  • Have a sense of fun and adventure, along with a hands on & a can-do approach.
  • Not be phased by constant change and challenges and willing to adapt and implement solutions.
  • Collaborate like crazy & have a willingness to help in all areas of the business when needed.
  • Approach every day like it’s day one. Committed, open minded and ready to enjoy every exhilarating second.
Now, let’s look at the experience we ideally need. You’ll need:

  • Relevant accounts payable experience
  • Worked in a fast-paced environment with a solid understanding of what a good AP end to end process looks like
  • Problem solver who can take ownership of a process 
And if possible, but not necessary:

  • Experience in working with Xero 
  • Worked in high growth FMCG environment 
  • Familiarity with Drinks/Coffee/Oat milk manufacturing business
  • System implementation experience
  • Experience putting in purchase order process
WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU
We realise that a job is more than just the take home salary each month. So what are you really getting?

As part of the MF team, not only will you have the opportunity to own your role and make it, you and us a success, you’ll also be becoming part of something very special. Minor Figures’ ethos is that everyone is welcome, as long as you leave all hang-ups, social barriers and prejudices at the door.

You’ll embark on a journey that doesn’t have a destination. It just keeps going. Your contribution will help us become the most loved brand on the planet & the number speciality coffee brand. With that, you’ll grow, develop and progress as we do and you’ll play your part in us having a planet to do this on.

As part of the Minor Figures team, you’ll have the opportunity to invest in the business, option to buy shares in the company at an agreed price.  In short, Equity in Minor Figures is available for all staff members.

But of course, we look after you in the other ways that you’d expect:

  • 25 days holiday allowance in addition to bank holidays
  • Statutory pension contribution
  • Minor Figures has an employee share options scheme which is available to all full time employees.
  • Flexible working to meet the needs of the role
  • 30% discount on products from our online shop
  • Unlimited one to one coaching sessions with More Happi
  • Unlimited access to Calm app
  • All the free coffee and cold brew you can drink!
  • Vegan lunches are available.

YOUR COMMITMENT
Your main place of work will be at our office, at Minor Figures UK HQ - Unit 12a, Uplands Business Park, Blackhorse Lane, London, E17 5QJ.

Hours of work will generally be 9.00am – 5:30pm but may vary with workload or by agreement.  Flexibility may sometimes be required due to travel requirements.  
OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSION
At Minor Figures everyone is welcome.  We are committed to cultivating and maintaining a culture that is inclusive and diverse. We celebrate differences and continually support all members of our company to be proud of who they are. In recruiting for our team, we pride ourselves on equal employment opportunities regardless of gender, sex, age, disability, race, religion, sexuality or social class. We hire the best people based on an evaluation of their abilities and effectiveness, nothing else.
WHAT’S NEXT
You’re sold? The coffee is brewing, you’re ready to hit send and sit back and wait for a response?

In order to make that happen:

  • Submit a CV and any supporting documents to us.
  • Tell us why you want to work with us at Minor Figures.

Just a heads up, we’re not a traditional team of recruiters and hiring managers. We want to see the human version of you, not just the black & white copy. Our need to find great people needs to be met with a fun and positive recruitment journey, so tell us more about you, however the heck you want.

If you've got any questions about the role or what to chat about what life is really like at Minor Figures, email us at jointheteam@minorfigures.com.
FOR RECRUITMENT AGENCIES:
For all recruitment agencies: We value the impact & work recruitment agencies have & do. We have people that have worked within & relied heavily on the support of agencies in their career. That said however, we’d really appreciate it if we didn’t receive any unsolicited or out of the blue applications.
About us


We’re Minor FiguresFounded on a rooftop in 2014 by three friends with a shared love of coffee, MF has since grown into a global brand with a team of over 100 people across the world, with offices in the UK, USA, and Australia. We create plant-based products for coffee lovers, baristas and a better planet. We love teaming up with people as mad about coffee as we are and love nothing more than heading down to their local cafe to enjoy a chat with the friendly & expert barista. 

All our products are 100% plant based and vegan friendly. The company is exploding, achieving record sales figures each quarter. 

Minor Figures would be nothing without the independent coffee scene and our products can be found in over 4,000 specialty coffee shops worldwide, where we regularly run Freedays and Minor Figures FM events. We’re also expanding fast, with products lining the shelves in major supermarkets in our three core regions and our team achieving record sales figures quarter-on-quarter.

At Minor Figures, we’re passionate about creating a positive impact and we put sustainability at the forefront of everything we do. We’re a 100% carbon neutral and now a B Corp certified company.

We have big plans for the future of MF. As we continue to grow at a rapid pace, we want to welcome creative, curious, free-spirited, bold thinkers to join us to make that happen.  Everyone’s invited. We collaborate, improvise, synchronise. We are wholly authentic, uplifting and constructive. Because magic happens when everyone’s vibing and having a good time.  We value individuality and we want you to be yourself.  If you share our love for coffee and you want every day you spend at work to feel like your first, we’d love to hear from you.

Thank you for your interest in working at Minor Figures.
We love people and love reading about who they are. At Minor Figures, everyone is invited and we want them to feel like they can be their authentic, free-spirited and passionate selves. 

So, we'd love to know more about you. Tell us why you'd love to become part of the team here and why you are interested in this position.

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