Accounts Assistant

Location
London
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
13 Sep 2017
Closes
11 Oct 2017
Ref
00073373
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
This award winning health & communications agency has a vacancy for a permanent, flexible part-time (2 days per week) experienced Accounts Assistant.

You would be joining a successful and fun team as they continue to create a new and exciting agency

This is a key role supporting the Head of Finance in providing value added Financial and administrative services primarily through accurate bookkeeping, managing a financial timetable, supporting client finances, running reports and supporting the control environment

Key responsibilities and tasks
Purchase Ledger
- Processing purchase invoices
- Checking that all expected invoices have been received
- Collect receipts and ensure they are accurately coded and input on Sage and Excel trackers
- Maintain orderly records of expenses and purchases
- Prepare the monthly supplier payment run ensuring payments are authorized in line with payment limits, flag up urgent/ad-hoc payments
- Process team personal expense claims
- Company credit card reconciliation
- Prepare petty cash reconciliation
- Supplier account reconciliation
- Handle payment queries from their team and suppliers

Sales Ledger
- Raise invoices in line with client requirements/contracts and record accurately in Sage and Excel
- Maintain a summary of detailed client billing requirements
- Maintain a log of live client Purchase Orders
- Keep an up-to-date register of all sales invoices
- Prepare EC Sales submission for HMRC
- Booking remittances, following-up on sales invoices that have exceeded terms, helping to resolve issues and reducing debtor days

Monthly timetable
- Draft the monthly financial timetable
- Circulate and manage timetable ahead of month-end ensuring deadlines are met and results are available promptly

Cost management
- Ensure all costs are coded correctly and recorded on Sage and the appropriate trackers
- Ensuring client costs are recharged where possible

Other ad hoc duties including office support as and when required

Essential skills and attributes

You will
- Enjoy the challenges and rewards of working in a small but rapidly growing agency environment
- Have worked for at least 3 years in an accounting environment and have experience of sales and purchase ledger from beginning to end
- Work quickly and efficiently, and have very strong attention to detail
- Have a sound grasp of accounting principles
- Be comfortable using Sage Line 50 quickly and accurately
- Be comfortable using Excel to an intermediate level
- Understand the month-end process and be confident, calm and organised in juggling and managing priorities and deadlines for yourself and for others, ensuring deadlines are met
- Will demonstrate and support the values of the agency through collaboration, communication, and inspiring confidence
- Have a flexible approach and be willing to support on office tasks when required
- Be eligible to work in the UK
- Have strong written and verbal communications skills, in English
- Be able to work from the agency office in Farringdon


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