Accounts Assistant

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £26000 - £30000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Otto Hopton

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

A global entertainment Company is looking for an Accounts Assistant to join their Finance team in the City. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is part qualified and looking to complete their studies to an accountancy qualification and looking to join a lively environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsibility for processing all invoice postings onto Microsoft Great Plains (GP)
  • Responsible for processing purchase invoices, scanning and matching to Purchase Orders
  • Policing the purchase order process
  • Responsible for processing company-wide weekly payment runs and ad-hoc payments
  • Liaisons with multiple departments to ensure all purchase invoices have valid purchase orders/ Goods receive notes
  • 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
  • Resolving client queries (copy invoices, claims paid, disputes etc)
  • Treasury management. Processing all post received from clients
  • Ensuring monthly collections targets are met
  • Ensure prompt and accurate monthly sales ledger closing and reconciliations
  • Weekly reporting to key business personnel to highlight departments' unpaid debts
  • 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
  • Responsibility for accounts escalated to legal status, liaising with solicitors

Essential Requirements

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

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