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Accounts Payable

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £25000 - £30000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Celia Matkins

  • Contact email:

    Celia@kennedypearce.com

  • Job ref:

    CMAP0902_1612877584

  • Published:

    7 months ago

Our client, a vibrant fast-growing FinTech business, are seeking a driven, experienced Purchase Ledger to join their team on a permanent basis. The successful candidate will come from a fast paced, dynamic environment and already have a few years experience. You must be immediately available or on a short term notice period and hold experience with XERO.

The Role

  • Reporting to Financial Controller
  • Enter all supplier invoices to the accounting system on a daily basis
  • Understand the chart of accounts of the business to code the invoices to the right place
  • Have an understanding of Prepayments (advance payments) and Fixed Assets to ensure invoices are allocated correctly if capitalised or paid in advance
  • Understand different financial periods vs invoice date vs closed periods
  • Apportion VAT correctly for each invoice entry
  • Have worked in a partial VAT exempt business before
  • Strong communication skills
  • Deal with credit card expenses and obtain receipts
  • Weekly payment reports to be created from Xero for your line manager to review
  • Offset bank payments on a daily basis - use the bank reconciliation module within Xero
  • Full bank reconciliation of the main current account - weekly / monthly
  • Ability to raise any queries or any discrepancies that you may notice
  • Monthly drafting of VAT return for line manager review- partial exemption working
  • Accuracy of invoice entry and reporting is absolutely essential
  • Invoice document file management
  • Other ad hoc duties as may be required from time to time in order to assist the smooth running of the department or to provide additional assistance

Requirements

  • Experienced Accounts Payable clerk, ideally with a background in a fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Competent in using XERO and other main accounting packages
  • Proficient with using Excel and core functions
  • Ideal candidate will have relevant previous experience in a FinTech Startup
  • Ability to check for accuracy and give good attention to detail
  • Team player and strong communication skills
  • Energetic and positive attitude
  • Reliable and trustworthy

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