Accounts Assistant

Job Title: Accounts Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Bonus
Start Date: ASAP
REF: 21/09/2021_1632214277
Contact Name: Charlie Griffiths
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

The Consultancy Group are working with a leading Retail business based in Central London. A great opportunity for an Acocunts Assistant who is looking to take their next step in to a well establish, reptuable company.

If you are an Accounts Assistant with 1-2 years expereince within the Finance industry then this could be the right opportunity for you.

Accounts Assistant


  • Accurate coding and processing invoices in PeopleSoft
  • Ensure allocations of payments and receipts working with the necessary people to correct any errors
  • Review of weekly payment run for authorisation
  • Ensure all suppliers/vendors are correctly set up on the accounting system
  • Support with supplier queries i.e., payment queries/ reconciling statements
  • Record VAT correctly (exposure to intra EU and reverse charge accounting of VAT an advantage)
  • Review VAT treatment on sales and purchases and the prepare VAT return
  • Weekly bank reconciliation of bank accounts
  • Support month end processes including AR & AP, preparation of journals and accruals, balance sheet reconciliations to ensure they are complete and up-to date and any differences reconciled
  • Liaise with the purchasing manager and review purchase orders
  • Support and contribute to ensuring the correct operation of the purchase order processing system
  • Assist in identifying processes improvements including standardisation of practice across the entities and consistency with corporate policies and practices
  • Support with year end and audit processes
  • Ad hoc projects/tasks as required