Accounts Assistant (study support)

Reed Accountancy
Central London, London
11 Jun 2017
11 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My client, a Shipping Company near Trafalgar Square is looking for their next Accounts Assistant

You will be working in a corporate office environment and will need be able to communicate effectively to all levels, right up to Director-level.

What we are looking for, in summary;
- 2 years' + experience in similar position
- Knowledge of Navision is preferred.
- A good understanding of UK VAT

As a core member of the business, you will be required to;
- Maintenance & processing of Accounts Payable function in various currencies including processing of supplier invoices, preparation of supplier reconciliations for review and dispute resolution. Ensure invoices are not older than 30 days.
- Maintenance & processing of the Accounts Receivable function including investigating outstanding Debtor balances.
- Maintenance & processing of cash-flow including weekly bank reconciliations.
- Preparation & issuing of intercompany recharge invoices.
- Preparations of monthly Intercompany reconciliations and liaising with overseas counterpart.
- Responsible for maintenance & processing of Petty Cash function including regular reconciliations between cash available and vouchers.

As the role develops additional duties and responsibilities could include, but are not limed to:
- Preparations of month end balance sheet reconciliations within a strict timeline (i.e. 5 days after month-end).
- Assisting in the preparation of statutory returns (VAT etc).
- Reporting to the UK Accountant.

Being part-qualified and having 2 years plus experience in an accounts position, this opportunity offers you continuous professional development which is supported by your future employer who offers study support.

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