Accounts Assistant

Parkside Accounting and Finance
London, South East England
19 Jun 2017
19 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Fantastic opportunity to join a well established and fast growing company in Acton, London

Our client is a global market leader in their industry and they are looking for an Accounts Assistant to join their team on a full time basis.

Working hours are Monday- Friday 09:00am-17:30pm

Duties will include but will not be limited to:

  • Accounts Receivable
  • Post customer receipts to their account every morning and ensure their accounts are up to date
  • Chase customers for any outstanding payments
  • Raise customer invoices on a daily basis
  • Resolve customer queries promptly
  • Assist with credit checking
  • Accounts Payable
    • Post supplier invoices onto our accounting system WinMan
    • Work with the purchasing department to ensure that purchase orders have been raised for supplier invoices
    • Prepare a weekly payment run
    • Reconcile supplier statements and ensure that all supplier accounts are up to date and accurate
    • Process employee expenses
    • Process company credit card receipts
  • Payroll/HR
    • Assist with keeping the online HR system up to date.
    • Process staff timesheets in preparation for payroll
  • Other Duties
    • Reconcile the bank weekly
    • Assist the Finance Manager with month end reporting
    • General Administration for the Finance Department
    • Ad-hoc duties as required

Essential skills and experience

  • Previous experience working as an accounts assistant within a fast-paced Finance Team
  • Energetic, confident, driven and resilient with a desire to succeed
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Previous experience of using WinMan or similar ERP system is an advantage
  • Intermediate Excel skills (Formulas, Sumifs, Vlookups)
  • Ability to work well under pressure whilst maintaining accuracy and the ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Organised and professional

The role comes with the following benefits:

  • Pension
  • Holidays- 20 days + 8 Bank Holidays

Please note this position is based in Acton, Surrey. Please only apply if you are able to travel to that location. When applying, please ensure your CV is up-to-date and sent in a word format.

Parkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.