Accounts Assistant

Posted 18 November 2022
Salary £25000 - £26000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Accounting & Finance
Contact NameJoanna Engel

Job description

Media Organisation seeks an Accounts Assistant to join their team on a permanent basis. Based within their Shared Service Centre the Accounts Assistant would need to be a proactive individual who is keen to develop and grow.

Duties of the Accounts Assistant include:

  • Setting up new supplier requests on the system ensuring bank details are set up correctly.
  • Responsible for the purchase ledger of group companies
  • Matching purchase invoices to purchase orders, with all finance checks to make sure invoices adhere to legal requirements.
  • Assistance with UK BACs payments runs for freelancers and suppliers.
  • Assistance with multi-currency International and Sepa payments.
  • Providing consolidated cash flow to group weekly
  • Posting Various Journals using double entry for Purchase ledger adjustments
  • Full Bank Reconciliations for all companies and assistance with others may be required
  • Monitoring key creditor accounts to make sure account runs smoothly.
  • Supplier statement reconciliations
  • Running aged creditor reports for each company and work to keep clear. Review with FC.
  • Managing both internal and external emails with production staff and external suppliers
  • Preparing inter account transfers
  • Processing and payments of Company Expenses.
  • Assistance with year-end and interim audit processes.
  • Assisting other team members during busy periods
  • Group Barclaycard reconciliation
  • Petty Cash reconciliations
  • Dealing with all banks related queries including mandates
  • Other ad hoc duties.

Requirements for the Accounts Assistant include:

  • Ability to work on their own
  • Strong Communication & Customer service skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Good Excel Skills
  • Ability to Prioritise
  • Able to manage large volume.
  • Flexible Attitude
  • Double entry knowledge would be advantageous