We’re always on the lookout for enthusiastic foodies to join us at our head office and warehouse based in Leyton.  If you think you have the passion and dedication to join the fast-growing team of a multi-award-winning company that supplies premium food products to delicatessens, supermarkets, food halls, airlines and restaurants, please get in touch at info@odysea.com

Open Positions at Odysea


Permanent / Full Time                                                               

This role will be ideal for someone with at least 2 years’ experience in Accounts Payable or Receivable in the Food industry.

Job Purpose

The right candidate will be responsible for updating and maintaining the end-to-end processes and system schedules around the Payables Function. They will also be primarily assisting with investigations in financial queries and completing bookkeeping and routine financial tasks in preparation of the company’s financial statements. 

Key responsibilities for the role are:

  • Accurately processing of purchase invoices on time and in accordance with applicable SLAs   and answering to supplier queries.
  • Validating expenses, seeking authorisation to pay and act as a contact point for expenses/PO queries.
  • Reconciling Amazon Seller payments and following up on queries.
  • Completing bank entries verification checks prior to final bank reconciliations.
  • Managing purchase orders log issued by each department.
  • Managing disputes of invoices in query.
  • Managing the payment and queries process of online orders, liaising with Marketing team on disputes and returns.
  • Co-ordinating contractors schedules of payments, fees and lease contracts.
  • Coordinating internal audit schedules and actively participating in queries raised.
  • Reporting on creditors days outstanding and updating the system with SLAs as agreed.
  • Assisting in maintaining file register of current service contracts and invoices.
  • Maintaining re-charges log and preparing credit requests for suppliers in the system.
  • Assisting with the preparation of monthly sales report in a timeline manner.
  • Updating and maintaining the asset register.
  • Supporting in the administration of relevant finance request forms from different stakeholders (supplier application forms).
  • Be able to cover the basic functions of Credit Control when required.
  • Assisting with preparation and building of ad-hoc reports as and when in demand by the accounting function.

Skills and knowledge

  • Costing analysis
  • Advanced double entry
  • Advanced excel
  • Excellent analytical skills 


  • Entry level Accountancy student minimum (AAT, ACA, CIMA)
  • 2 years minimum solid experience in Accounts Payable function
  • Experience with IQ software – desirable
  • Working knowledge of Office 365, Power BI) is advantageous

 The successful candidate

  • Be enthusiastic and work collaborative as a team player across departments.
  • Great attention to detail.
  • Substantial experience working in an Accounts Payable role previously, processing large volumes of invoices/queries.
  • An ability to analyse and improve processes.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, as well as strong customer service abilities

Applications: info@odysea.com (REF: ODY05_Feb2022)



Permanent / Full-time

We are looking for a reliable driver/ warehouse operative to join our fleet of company-owned electric vans.

This will be a multidrop role (between 10-50 drops a day).  Tasks include driving and delivery, picking orders for London and UK deliveries, and stock control activities in the warehouse.

The successful candidate would be  expected to maintain our high level of customer service, whilst ensuring compliance with all Health and Safety polices and good housekeeping standards.


Ideally, candidate to live local to Leyton but not essential.

Must haves in order of importance:

  • Clean UK driving licence
  • Experience of transport and delivery
  • Knowledge and experience of working in a warehouse environment
  • Able to work in a team environment as well as on their own
  • Eager to learn new procedures and processes and undertake further training where necessary
  • Approachable and helpful to any other members of staff
  • Flexibility/reliable in working different hours and occasional weekend working should the need arise in busy periods of the year and to cover other warehouse staff members absences.

Salary:  Competitive salary

Applications:  info@odysea.com ,  ref: Recruit Delivery


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