Accounts Assistant - Accounts Payable

£26000 per annum
08 Sep 2021
06 Oct 2021
Greg Holden
Job Title
Accounts Assistant
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time
Reporting to the Finance Manager, a luxury FMCG brand is looking to recruit an Accounts Payable Assistant to be responsible for maintaining purchase ledger for the company and ensure all relevant data is checked and accurately recorded and complaint with company procedures. You detailed responsibilities will be:
  • Authenticating and posting supplier invoices, liaising with departmental heads
  • Prepare monthly BACS/multi-currency(USD/EUR/YEN) payment run, twice monthly as well as ad hoc payments
  • Monthly reconciliation of supplier statements to ensure suppliers’ accounts are kept up to date.
  • To prepare manual accruals analysis for Finance Manager for month-end closing
  • Prepare monthly Aged Creditors listing
  • Prepare and post relevant month end journals
  • Process expenses and company credit cards
  • Reconcile relevant balance sheet accounts.
The successful candidate will have a minimum of 2 years accounts payable experience but ideally with a broader knowledge of bookkeeping to cover some general ledger activity. An AAT qualification would be preferable, as would any exposure to SUN accounts and at least intermediate Excel. Good written and verbal communication is essential with a focused, methodical approach and a real attentiveness to detail. Currently the finance department is working remotely but it is likely that this will move to a flexible office and home working scenario.

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