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Assistant Accountant

Location: London

Salary: Up to £25,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 169514

We’re looking for an Assistant Accountant to support a finance team in Purley, London.

Working within the finance team, your role is to be responsible for the financial data of the company, processing the day-to-day financial transactions and working with the team to ensure that financial information is accurate and timely.

The ideal candidate will be well-organised and have a strong attention to detail. You will also have a drive to learn and progress your career within a company that supports your development.

This role is office-based with a Monday to Friday schedule.

The Role

Cash Management

  • Post bank transactions accurately into the financial systems

  • Complete weekly bank reconciliations

  • Update and send daily bank balances email

Purchase Ledger

  • Control the purchase ledger process and manage the purchase ledger inboxes

  • Enter purchase ledger invoices, employee expenses and credit card expenses into the accounting system using the correct account and tax codes

  • Control payment due dates and prepare supplier payment runs for processing

  • Reconcile the suppliers ledger

  • Reconcile supplier statements

Sales Ledger

  • Raise and prepare sales invoices for permanent and contractor fees

  • Track all contractor invoices in excel and reconcile to invoices raised to clients

Other financial information

  • Track the renewal and arrange payment of car park season tickets

  • Monthly Group Intercompany reconciliation

  • Prepare for annual audits and liaise with auditors when on site

  • Ad-hoc duties

About You:

  • AAT qualified/bookkeeper qualification or working towards this qualification

  • Ideally have 1 years’ experience working within a finance team

  • Proficient in MS Office packages especially Excel which should be to an intermediate level

  • Experience of Sage50 Accounts desirable

If you’re interested in this role, send across your CV and a member of our team will be in touch!