Job Description


Accounts Assistant

COMPETITIVE SALARY / BENEFITS**15 month Contract - potential to go permanent**Our client is seeking an experienced Accounts Assistant to join their Finance team. This is an exciting experience to gain experience of working with multi-currency finance function.The Accounts Assistant will be encouraged to actively enhance their skills and expertise by gaining knowledge and exposure across the whole finance function. Responsibilities will include, but may not be limited to the following:Accounts Payable:
- AP processing of invoices, expenses & freelancers predominantly for the largest UK entity
- Fortnightly payment runs
- Monthly intercompany netting input
- Checking and providing finance approval on employee expenses submitted through the online expense system
- Management of the email inbox
- Carrying out various month-end tasks including Aged Creditor reconciliations and foreign currency revaluations
- Active involvement in the continuous improvement of internal processes and external service levels.Accounts Receivable:
- Review and approving of Sales invoices as per company procedure across all the entities on a daily basis
- Distribution of the sales invoices
- Ad Hoc analysis as required by the Finance Analyst and Financial Controller
- General support to the whole of the finance team providing back-up during periods of leave/ absence.
- Completion of all of the above within given deadline.Requirements:
- Previous experience of working in a finance role is desirable but not essential
- Good level GCSE English and Maths or equivalent
- Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Word, Excel)
- Willingness to learn and take on new tasks
- Ability to work to deadlines with an eye to detail