Accounts Assistant/ Accounts Receivable

Job Title: Accounts Assistant/ Accounts Receivable
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 5 Months
REF: AF29072019_1564416951
Contact Name: Alex Feeney
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

The Consultancy Group are currently recruiting for an Accounts Assistant with a focus on Accounts Receivable to join a growing retailer based in Central London. Assisting the team during their busiest time of the year this role will be a Fixed Term Contract until December 2019.

Reporting to 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.


  • Helping Accounts Receivable run day to day processes including bank postings, and reconciliation of debtor accounts. (e-Commerce, Amazon & B2B)
  • Producing a weekly debtors report.
  • Responsible for recording our weekly sales made in stores.
  • Prompt approval of sales orders and invoicing B2B customers.
  • Assisting with the cash collection on a weekly basis.
  • Ensuring all debtors are fully reconciled at the end of each period (month).
  • Supporting other members of the team as required e.g. AP team.

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.
  • Good level of excel knowledge (VLOOKUPS, SUMIF).
  • 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.

Only applicants with the right to work in the UK can be considered.