Accounts Assistant

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £23000 - £28500 per annum + Study

  • Contact:

    Jonny Thoroughgood

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

KennedyPearce are now recruiting on behalf of a international fashion label for a Accounts Assistant. This role will be sat within the finance team and reporting into the finance manager based at the Head Office in the heart of London.

The Accounts Assistant is responsible for reconciling financial transactions for the UK bank accounts. You will be a junior member of the team and would suit someone looking for their first step in Finance.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Reconciling the UK bank accounts, including multi-currency. This would entail reconciling monies received in our bank accounts with various sources of payment method and making relevant entries on the finance system for month end
  • Process outstanding items and reconciliation discrepancies within specific timescales
  • Co-ordinate and resolve Retail store queries relating to banking and sales transactions
  • Posting and reconciling card transactions for Retail sites and E-commerce sales
  • Resolve banking queries related to in-store purchases
  • Supporting month end including posting journals and reconciling balance sheet reconciliations
  • Assisting with ad-hoc analysis to support the team


  • University degree
  • Studying towards an accountancy qualification - early stages of AAT, ACCA or CIMA or a desire to study
  • previous work experience
  • Strong organisational skills with a proven ability to prioritise workloads, while meeting all deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Good working knowledge of Excel
  • Ambitious person who wants to grow with the role and the company

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