Accounts Assistant

Accounts Assistant

My Client, a Global Media business based in the City of London is looking for a Accounts Assistant to join their head office team.

Reporting into the Finance Controller, the Accounts Assistant will be responsible for:

* Dealing with all purchase invoices
* Ensuring all invoices are appropriately authorised
* Coding and posting of invoices/expenses into the purchase ledger
* Dealing with supplier queries and creating new supplier accounts
* Preparing payment runs
* Reconciling supplier accounts and keeping them up to date
* UK Sales invoices for production and international, including commissions and following through to collection.
* Posting nominal ledger journals
* Aged Debtors/Creditors reconciliations
* Collecting cash from Barclays (incl petty cash and foreign exchange)
* Dealing with requests for petty cash and foreign exchange, including posting journals.
* Managing and coding petty cash expenditure whilst ensuring that the journal is accurate and up to date.
* Liaising with Production Accountants to ensure that production recoveries are booked monthly on the Production and the Corporate ledger
* Reconciling bank accounts including foreign currencies
* Agreeing intercompany balances
* Ensuring Financial and Internal controls are followed
* Assisting in the audit preparation
* Ensuring that filing is done on a regular basis
* Opening & handling incoming post
* Handling and responding to general finance queries
* Managing the Finance e-mail inbox and auctioning all incoming e-mail as appropriate.
* Other ad-hoc projects as needed.

The successful candidate must:

* Be a recent Finance and Accounting Graduate with 2:1 and above
* Good A levels
* Attention to detail
* Good communication skills
* The desire to study towards an Accounting qualification (ACCA/CIMA)

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