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Accounts Assistant

  • Location

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £26000.00 - £28000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Samuel Everton

  • Job ref:

    AP/R1_1667826791

  • Published:

    30 days ago

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Our Client:

Our client is an iconic transportation organisation with a mandate for growth as they navigate through increased demand and international opportunities. This organisation holds their finance team in highest regard and have a clear focus on individual growth and development.

The Role:

An opportunity has arisen for a talented Accounts Payable/Receivable/Utilities Manager. We are looking to recruit an Account Payable specialist to ensure that all invoices are processed on a timely basis, deal with supplier queries efficiently, and ensure the debts are collected on a timely basis.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Open E-mails and post for Accounts Payable/Receivable/Utilities and ensure all invoices are logged and statements reconciled, and follow up on missing invoices
  • Ensure that all invoices are matched against authorised PO's, or coded if they are on the coded invoices list
  • Ensure the timely and accurate payment of all suppliers
  • Ensure accounts receivable invoices are sent each period, together with any ad hoc requests
  • Exercise credit control standards that ensure the company is open to the absolute minimum debt exposure, and ensure debts are regularly chased
  • Complete all accruals for Gas, Water and Electricity and ensure that the utilities database is updated

Criteria:

The role requires an articulate individual with the ability to communicate and build relationships at all levels internally, and with external suppliers and stakeholders.

  • Must have good knowledge of accounts payable and receivable matters
  • Exceptional communication, problem-solving skills, and attention to detail
  • Ability to work to agreed timescales, prioritise workloads and sticking to agreed deadlines
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • A polite telephone manner

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