Accounts Assistant

Wimbledon Permanent £22,000 - £26,000
  • Competitive Salary
  • Hybrid Working

About Our Client

The Accounts Assistant is responsible for providing administrative support to the finance team, undertaking bookkeeping tasks, sales ledger, purchase ledger, banking, filing, processing paperwork and liaising with customers, suppliers and employees where necessary.

The client is looking for a self motivated individual who has 1-2 years finance experience with good knowledge of AP, AR and credit control.

Job Description

  • Post sales and purchase invoices to the ledgers
  • Post the bank receipts and bank payments to the ledgers
  • Complete filing on a daily basis.
  • Check purchase invoices to purchase orders in RAM
  • Produce weekly reconciliation of supplier statements
  • Extract suggested supplier payments list and presenting to Financial Controller for payment
  • Check that all invoices are signed off by appropriate department managers before processing for payment.
  • Process the payment of authorised invoices
  • Prepare and email remittance advice to suppliers following payment runs.
  • Set up new customers and suppliers, including credit checks as and when required.
  • Filing hard copies and electronic copies of purchase invoices
  • Post all other bank transactions, bank charges, DD's etc.
  • Enter month end figures on to Excel report monthly, for cash flow purposes
  • Conduct daily bank reconciliations and document all month end reconciliations
  • Produce ad hoc reports and analysis relating to purchase ledger, bank accounts, general expenditure and employee expenses as required
  • Undertake any other reasonable management request, which may from time to time be reasonably require

The Successful Applicant

Excellent verbal and written communication skillsGood standard of PC literacy, specifically Excel at intermediate levelExcellent planning, organisation and problem solving skillsExcellent attention to detail in all aspects of roleAbility to manage multiple tasks in a timely mannerSelf-motivated, flexible and enthusiastic approach to workTaking responsibility for results: making things happen, going the extra mile to drive performance and standardsAbility to work as part of a teamUpdating skills and knowledge and responding positively to changeDemonstrates a strong work ethic: dedicated and committedGood critical thinking and problem-solving skillsPlan work effectively and anticipate issuesAbility to prioritise work, meet deadlines and work calmly under pressureAt least 2 years in Finance in a similar roleExperience in sales ledger, purchase ledger, bank transactions, journals and multi-currencyIdeally come from practice

What's on Offer

- 22-26k salary

- Hybrid working- Permanent position

George Goodrich
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Phone number
+44 2078 312000

Job summary

Sub Sector
Accounts Assistant
Industrial / Manufacturing
Contract type
Consultant name
George Goodrich
Consultant phone
+44 2078 312000
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