Accounts Assistant

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £24000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Ashleigh Bowman

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Accounts Assistant who is looking to continue with their accountancy qualification, within the Financial Reporting team. My client is a leading Insurance Company, based in the City. The successful individual will be part of the team responsible for a number of different legal entities and will work efficiently towards challenging goals.

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Process purchase invoices and expense claims
  • Supplier statement reconciliations
  • Deal with invoice queries/payment queries from suppliers
  • Ensure all invoices/expenses are authorised in line with limits
  • Responsible for vendor management tracking and reviewing
  • Preparing accrual and prepayment schedules
  • Processing of journals in relation to accounts payable
  • Reconciling and analysis credit card spend
  • VAT analysis
  • Performing manual payments
  • Ad hoc tasks to aid the legal entity controllers

Skills and Experience Needed

  • Part qualified - Studying ACCA/CIMA/AAT
  • Degree Educated (2:1 or above)
  • At least 1 years' previous finance experience from a previous role
  • Knowledge of a purchase ledger is desirable
  • Willing to work in a highly-driven team environment
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Highly-motivated individual with strong interpersonal skills
  • Proficient PC Skills (Word, Excel)

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