Accounts Assistant (Temp to perm)

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £25000 - £30000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Samuel Everton

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  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:


  • Startdate:


(6 months contract to perm) - Accounts Assistant

My client is a Media organisation with international interests.

You will be reporting into the Financial Controller and will be responsible for:

  • Bank reconciliations:
    • Reconciliation of bank accounts on a monthly basis by working day 5
    • Understand and work to clear reconciling items
  • Cash management:
    • Process regular non-invoice payments e.g VAT, PAYE and Salary payments
    • Set up ad-hoc payments on managements request
    • Transfer cash between accounts
    • Managing petty cash, ensuring there is supporting documentation for all expenses
    • Depositing cheques in bank
  • Accounts Payable:
    • Understand AP process and provide support to AP clerk during busier periods/when AP clerk is on leave to ensure invoices continue to be processed for payment
  • Balance sheet reconciliations:
    • Preparing balance sheet reconciliations, ensuring documentation is on file to support the specified account balances on a bi-annual basis.

Background of the candidate:

  • 1-2+ years experience in Accounts Assistant role, including experience preparing bank reconciliations
  • Basic accounting principles and bookkeeping
  • Basic VAT knowledge
  • Proficient in Excel and Word
  • Familiarity with the use of an accounting system

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