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Accounts Assistant

Job Title: Accounts Assistant
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Duration: 6 months
REF: AF090119_1550683618
Contact Name: Alex Feeney
Contact Email: alex@consultancygroup.com
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

The Company:

The Consultancy Group are currently recruiting for a rapidly growing retailer based in Central London. Our client is looking for an Assistant Accountant to join the team on a 6 month fixed term contract.

Role Overview

This role will report into the assistant finance manager and will involve providing financial support to the wider finance team. The role will undertake a wide range of tasks within the finance department; this will include support at month end to produce final numbers and reconciling large amounts of e-commerce transactions to achieve a correct web debtors report.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for reconciling payments against a large amount of e-commerce sales & returns.
  • Responsible for reviewing reports for accuracy and methodically tracing errors back to their source.
  • Helping to produce month end numbers alongside the Assistant and Finance manager.
  • Responsible for completing balance sheet reconciliations after month end in a timely manner.
  • Ensuring all debtors are fully reconciled at the end of each period (month).
  • Assisting with the cashflow on a weekly basis.
  • Supporting other members of the team as required.

Person profile and skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with both employees at all levels and external stakeholders.
  • Flexible and willing to support other team members.
  • Advanced level of excel knowledge.
  • Have an organised and structured nature with ability to prioritise and schedule workload in order to meet deadlines.
  • Good numerical and analytical skills with ability to investigate queries thoroughly and accurately.
  • Show personal accountability, escalating issues and seeking guidance when required.
  • Strong, effective communication skills (verbal & written) with a confident and articulate manner.
  • Proactive, self-starter with a can-do attitude.