Assistant Accountant

England, London, City of London
£30000 - £35000 per annum + Study support and benefits
22 Mar 2019
29 Mar 2019
James Jefferson
Job Title
Accounts Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time

My client is looking to hire an Assistant Accountant on a permanent basis. Based in their offices in the City this is great role for a part-qualified candidate looking for a role which will offer progression and development as they continue their studies.

·Key Responsibilities

Ensure timely and accurate preparation of customer invoices and posting to the ledger. This will include daily fulfilment of sales orders and the collection of invoices

·Assist with and provide cover for maintaining and managing a reliable system of treasury and bank management, including the preparation of the daily cash flow forecast, cash book maintenance and bank reconciliations.

·Debt collection - speak to external customers on a regular basis to build and maintain relationships and understand the customer's payment process, allowing quick resolution of any queries or disputes.

·Optimise the A/R function by improving procedure and control. Ability to determine root cause of issues and recommend viable improvements.

·Maintenance of customer master files and reconciliation. Daily posting of bank receipts and payments and weekly bank reconciliations of designated entities.

·Assisting with the production of the monthly bank KPI reporting and the preparation of the quarterly Treasury Report.

·Assist with and provide cover for the bi-monthly payment run and the processing of ad-hoc manual payment requests.

·Maintenance of balance sheet accounts

·Assist with the year-end statutory accounts production process, working with the Financial Accountant & Treasurer and the Assistant Accountant.

Person specification
of Basic Account Principles
of payroll processing and reporting
. Strong Excel skills
. Part Qualified (ACCA/CIMA)

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