Accounts Assistant

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £23000 - £28000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Aneil Sekhon

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

Main Responsibilities and Duties:

Responsible for day to day processing across nominated companies to include:

  • Timely and accurate processing and posting of purchase invoicing and payments
  • Raising sales invoices on a timely basis and posting of all transactions
  • Assist in the preparation of month-end balance sheet reconciliations and monthly VAT returns
  • Monitoring of receivables - highlighting recoverability issues
  • Assisting with the collection of outstanding receivables
  • Performing regular bank reconciliations and timely filing of documents
  • Keeping the ledgers clean and tidy, perform reconciliations and allocate balance
  • Assist in the preparation of year end statutory financial statements
  • Provision of further Ad-hoc tasks

Candidate Specifications:

  • A 2:1 or above at degree level, strong A levels and GCSE's
  • Some Accounts Assistant work experience is an advantage
  • A quick learner, with the confidence to work independently
  • Able to work diligently and prioritise the processing of large volumes of transactions
  • SUN accounting software and VAT experience an advantage
  • Strong excel skills and attention to detail
  • Team player with excellent organisational skills

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