Accounts Assistant

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £25000 - £28000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Kelvin Murphy

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Startdate:


Accounts Assistant

Due to recent and forecast growth, Our client is looking to recruit a Finance Assistant to join their Finance and Operations team. Based in London the Finance Assistant will be a key member of the team, managing the daily flow of data, supporting the effective running of the finance function.

The Role

The Finance Assistant will work closely with and report into the Finance Manager. They will be responsible for the following:

  • Daily bank reconciliations (3 live accounts)
  • AP and AR management (liaising with suppliers, clubs and publishers, coding, posting, credit control)
  • Preparation of payment runs
  • Credit card settlements
  • Review staff expenses
  • Prepare club and publishers performance report and prepare self-billing invoices
  • Journal preparation
  • Support VAT submissions
  • Assisting with statutory accounts and annual audit process
  • Ad hoc roles, supporting the quarterly board reports

Personal Traits Required:

  • Forensic attention to detail
  • A strategic mindset in providing solutions to problems
  • Ability to learn new skills
  • Thriving in challenging environments
  • Calm under pressure
  • Flexibility
  • Sensibility to ask for help before an issue becomes critical
  • Ability to develop strong internal relationships very quickly

Experience Required:

  • Double entry skills
  • Proof of problem solving
  • Performance under time-pressure
  • Completed studies to AAT 3 level or equivalent
  • A year's experience in a finance role
  • Exposure to a vibrant working environment

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