Accounts Assistant

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £24000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Ashleigh Bowman

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

I am working with a leading entertainment Company who are looking for an Accounts Assistant to join their Finance team in the City. This is a great opportunity for someone who is part qualified and looking to complete their studies to an accountancy qualification and looking to join a lively environment with relevant previous experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsibility for processing all invoice postings onto Microsoft Great Plains (GP)
  • Responsible for processing purchase invoices, scanning and matching to Purchase Orders
  • Liaisons with multiple departments to ensure all purchase invoices have valid purchase orders/ Goods receive notes
  • Policing the purchase order process
  • Responsible for processing company-wide weekly payment runs and ad-hoc payments
  • Maintenance of creditor/debtor accounts, creating working capital reporting
  • Preparation of VAT and FEU information when required
  • Various admin duties including providing invoice copies/back up as requested from departments, mail outs, filing
  • Treasury management. Processing all post received from clients
  • Weekly reporting to key business personnel to highlight departments' unpaid debts
  • Ensure prompt and accurate monthly sales ledger closing and reconciliations
  • Weekly reporting of payments received payment forecasting and aged debtor analysis
  • Supervision of the sales ledger, processing invoices, credits and contras
  • Maintenance of withholding tax accounts raising necessary credits & account reconciliations

Essential Requirements

  • Degree Educated (2:1 or above)
  • Part Qualified ACCA/CIMA
  • Ability to prioritize work load and cope with often changing tasks
  • SAP or Great Plains experience
  • Double entry knowledge
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Experience in having ownership of both AP and AR ledgers

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