Assistant Accountant

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Ashleigh Bowman

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

I am working with leading retailer who are seeking an Assistant Accountant to join thier finance team in their Head Office in the City. They offer a structured progression path within the company and you will be responsible for providing a professional and timely accounting service in respect of payments of invoices and expenses through the Purchase Ledger.

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Managing Supplier Accounts split with the rest of the team
  • Maintaining the books and records using Sage Line 50
  • Processing and tracking business rates, council tax and utilities
  • Ensuring correct coding of invoices
  • VAT Returns
  • Cash book and Bank Reconciliations
  • Credit Card Reconciliations
  • Arranging payment of authorised purchase invoices by preparing transfer documents
  • Processing payment runs
  • Assisting the Team Leader and Head of Department with ad hoc projects that may arise

Experience Needed

  • At least 2+years' previous experience in a Finance role
  • Currently studying towards AAT/ACCA/CIMA
  • Good use of Time Management
  • Motivated with a 'can do' attitude
  • Excel Savvy
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines

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