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Account/Administrative Assistant

  • Location

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £26000 - £34000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Samuel Everton

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Startdate:


My client is a privately-owned Shipping Company with its head office and centralised customer support hub based in the City of London and has recently partnered with KennedyPearce, as their strategic partner to drive and support the next phase of growth and expansion for domestic and international initiatives.

This internationally renowned business has been built on the solid foundation of providing outstanding service to its customers across all international shipping hubs.

The role:

  • Bookkeeping - payable (and overheads) in the accounting system
  • Issuing and recording trade invoices
  • Credit control sending out weekly account payable / receivable reports
  • Compliance - perform KYC check on incoming trade payables (company, directors, bank) / liaise with the team if any information is needed
  • Key-in approved payment in the banking payment platform
  • Download bank statements after all payments are released into the accounting system
  • Reconcile the bank accounts
  • Light office management: ordering refreshments, stationary, organising office parties

Ideal profile:

  • AAT Qualified/studying
  • Candidate profile - Graduate or equivalent - 1 st / 2nd job
  • Have an Interest in shipping, logistics, and international trade
  • Looking to grow and develop your career in an expanding business
  • An eye for detail and a methodical approach
  • Preferably have knowledge and experience working with Xero / Excel

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