Accounts Assistant

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Location
Croydon, Greater London
Salary
£20000 - £25000/annum
Posted
18 Jun 2017
Closes
17 Jul 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client an award winning letting agency with over £100million in managed assets is looking for an accounts assistant to join their dynamic team.

The purpose of the role is to provide support to the accounts department in meeting its objectives which include timely reporting, establishing sound internal controls and development and implementation of accounting policies and procedures in compliance with industry accounting standards as well as reporting requirement of all internal and external stakeholders.
Main duties of the role include:

• Timely and accurate recording/inputting of supplier invoices and liaison with supplier; sales invoices / credit notes and credit control; preparation of weekly payment run; reconciliation of group bank and intercompany balances; month end journals and updating audit file for interim/annual audit; employee expenses claim sheets and similar expenses; prepare and maintain expenditure log for completed projects; national statistics forms completion and submission

• Preparation of weekly payment run listing invoices including sorting, and verifying with the person responsible for the purchase of services/goods.

• Invoice coding and posting on to accounting data base.

• Raising rental invoices and sending out to tenants and ensuring payments are received promptly - Credit control.

• Filing of documents including: supplier invoices, sales invoices, bank statements, journals with relevant coding and cross-references.

• Maintaining records.

• Resolving supplier/customer accounts related queries, keeping records of amendments and follow up the matter until resolved. Reconciliation of supplier statements, and performing bank reconciliations, with the assistance of the Financial Accountant.

• Assist Financial Accountant with maintaining audit file, National statistics forms submission auditor queries VAT returns queries, and provide summaries as necessary and performing monthly adjustments.

• Reconciliation of supplier statements and performing bank reconciliations in sage with reference to weekly pay run sheets.

• Liaise with Company’s advisers, external accountants, auditors in relation to external notices; letters and other correspondences receive (i.e. Notices from Companies house, HMRC).

• Participate actively in various internal projects and other ad hoc duties as required.

Ideally with a qualification in accounts, business studies, maths or economics and either CAT / AAT qualified or an ACCA studier, you will have solid experience of Purchase Ledger, Sales Ledger, VAT, CIS snd Bank Reconciliations. Also a good understanding of accounting principles and ideally some experience in property construction / development Industry.

Along with the necessary relevant experience you must have a can do attitude, be eager to learn with the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.

If this sounds like you then send your CV to us ASAP