Accounts Assistant

Prospects 4 Travel
London, South East England
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job title: Accounts Assistant, Up to £22k, London

Our client is looking for a dynamic, hands on Accounts Assistant to working in a vibrant accounts department. The ideal candidate will have a minimum 6 months experience with accounts payable, bank reconciliation along with some exposure and familiarity with month-end reporting. The ideal candidate will be outgoing, driven and have the ability and initiative to work individually as well as part of a team within a growing organisation.

Core Duties of the Accounts Assistant:

  • Processing BSP Reconciliation
  • Accurately entering invoices into the Finance system and administering receipt of invoices by email or post
  • Investigate/query invoices with discrepancies
  • Communicating and responding to enquiries with suppliers, departments and other group companies in a courteous and timely manner.
  • Bank reconciliation
  • Ensuring VAT is correctly accounted for
  • Posting of intercompany transactions relating to invoices
  • Assisting in the preparation of budgets for certain indirect cost categories.
  • General bookkeeping duties
  • Daily and month end reporting and account reconciliations
  • Ad-hoc tasks and reporting.

Experience required of the Accounts Assistant:

  • Accounts assistant experience ideally within the travel industry
  • Experience of Sage and Excel
  • Knowledge of BSP is desirable but not essential
  • Organised and strong attention to detail


  • AAT Level 2/3 would be desirable

The Accounts Assistant position would ideally suit somebody who is looking to move into a more senior role over the next 6 months who already has experience as an Accounts Assistant on a junior level