Account Assistant (Experience in SunSystems Required)

London, South East England
11 Jun 2017
11 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Profile:

Working as part of the Finance team to maintain the accounting records of the company and to ensure that all invoices are appropriately filed and paid.

Principle Duties:

  • Processing of supplier invoices; from coding and relevant authorisation, to payment on a timely basis
  • Answering supplier queries as and when they arise
  • Reconciling monthly supplier statements to the purchase ledger records, ensuring accuracy and completeness of posting, in a timely manner.
  • Processing staff expense claims, company credit card transactions & petty cash claims
  • Maintain adequate hard and soft copies of all invoices
  • Ensure that relevant contracts are in place for invoices received
  • Maintain the contract log
  • Assisting with any adhoc reporting requirements & tasks
  • Assisting with report analysis, as and when there is a requirement
  • Posting of depreciation and ownership of the fixed assets register
  • Posting of prepayment journals and ownership of the prepayments schedule
  • Posting of accrual journals and ownership of the accruals schedule

Skills and Competencies:

  • Must have experience in using SunSystems accounting software
  • High attention to detail and organised approach to work
  • Works well as part of team and in a multi-tasking environment
  • A good understanding and ability to use Excel
  • Proficient IT literacy

Educational / Experience Requirements:

  • Must have an Account Degree
  • Minimum 1- 2 years accounts experience, preferably including accounts payable, accruals and prepayments involvement.

Person Specification:

  • Confident
  • Reliable
  • Organized
  • Responsible

Additional Duties:

  • General administration.
  • Ensuring customers are treated fairly.
  • To report any suspicions of market abuse (including any suspicion of insider dealing) to Compliance.
  • Reporting of any suspicion of money laundering, terrorism financing or any criminal activity to the MLRO.