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Accounts Assistant

  • Location

    West End, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £130 - £150 per day

  • Contact:

    Alfie Gerard

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    AG- E.A.A_1631025482

  • Published:

    12 months ago

  • Duration:

    1 Year

  • Startdate:


The international Energy firm are looking for an experienced Accounts Assistant who will be responsible for the processing and accounting of an expanding portfolio of 60+ companies. The portfolio consist of companies in the UK, Italy and France and specialise in generating solar energy with sites across France and Italy. Prior knowledge of renewable energy is not required.

Job description - Accounts Assistant

  • Management account responsibilities:
  • Preparation of monthly accounts up to trail balance - including monthly depreciation, accrual and prepayment postings
  • Completing the initial review and management of information provided from external accountants
  • Assist with the preparation of the monthly management reporting pack
  • Preparation of routine and ad hoc management report

Accounts payable responsibilities as a Accounts Assistant

  • Working closely with the Energy portfolio managers to monitor all costs against budgets before sending invoices out for approval
  • Book all purchase orders and match against invoices received
  • Working closely with external accountants to track and code invoices appropriately
  • Deal with all invoice queries - taking ownership of requests and issues, creating stakeholder goodwill by providing appropriate solutions in a timely manner

Accounts receivable responsibilities as a Accounts Assistant:

  • Working closely with external accountants to implement a robust process for sales invoicing across all operational sites
  • Create and issue sales invoices
  • Ensure cash is collected on a timely basis
  • Preparation and submission of monthly VAT Returns
  • Assist in review of financial statements and corporation tax returns and liaising with external auditors as required

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