Accounts Assistant

Job Title: Accounts Assistant
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Duration: 3 Months
REF: AF140619_1560519443
Contact Name: Alex Feeney
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

The Consultancy Group are currently recruiting for an Assistant Accountant to join a luxury retailer on a 3 month contract.

The Role

Duties include but not limited to:

  • Weekly sales and petty cash postings into finance system for selected sites.
  • Weekly bank account postings into finance system and reconciliation.
  • Weekly cash control account reconciliations
  • Robust investigation of all variances.
  • Post invoices following the correct authorisation process onto finance system.
  • Post and pay staff expenses for Quentin.
  • Complete supplier statement reconciliations monthly.
  • Liaise with and build strong working relationships with suppliers.
  • Sort through accounts payable inbox and reply to queries in a timely manner.
  • Lead the payment run process.
  • Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Open and distribute post.
  • Lead the archiving process.

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Approachable and friendly.
  • Uses own initiative, proactive and self-motivated.
  • Strong academic record.
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Financial and Business acumen
  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills
  • Can work to deadlines and motivate others to do so too.

Only those eligible to work in the UK or have a valid UK work permit/visa will be considered for the above position.