Part-Time Accounts Assistant (2 Month Contract)

Walker Hamill Ltd
London (Greater)
£100 - 140 per day depending on experience - 3 to
10 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
An opportunity exists for a bright and dynamic part- time Accounts Assistant to join the finance team of a progressive, fast-paced FMCG Company on a temporary basis. The successful individual will be communicative and meticulous in their work and be able to hit the ground running. The role will start in early January.

Job Description:

- Resolve supplier queries - investigate outstanding balances, request and apply credit notes.
- Monthly return & closure of POs.
- Monthly supplier account reconciliations.
- Deliver accurate and timely completion of all month end tasks.
- Ensure that accurate POs are raised and receipted in accordance with agreed service standards.
- Accurately code all invoices and process them on a daily basis.
- Manage unapproved & rejected invoice list to ensure payment to terms.
- Ensure that all POs and invoices are posted in line with month end timetable.
- Generate accurate and timely payment batches each week.
- Ensure that remittance advices are sent out each week.
- Accurately raising and issuing of all sales invoices on a weekly basis.
- Review all outstanding balances and ensure that outstanding invoices are paid to terms.
- Accurate allocation of all cash receipts.
- Resolving any issues on the customer ledger, including raising and allocating credit notes and dealing with debit notes (deductions) taken by customers.
- Weekly and monthly reporting of outstanding debt.
- Month end reconciliations, including balance sheet reviews.
- Reviewing customer credit limits through in depth analysis of financial statements.
- Develop and maintain excellent working relationships with customer and commercials account managers.
- Other Ad Hoc duties.


- A graduate with a minimum of 1 year's previous experience in an accounting function.
- Ability to work 3 or 4 days a week.
- Strong Excel skills.
- Accuracy and a high attention to detail.
- A team-player with a hands-on attitude.
- Excellent communication and literacy skills.
- Demonstrate the ability to perform under pressure.

Walker Hamill has been a specialist finance and strategy recruiter for almost 30 years. We have an extensive client group, including major multinational listed companies, private equity backed businesses and privately owned, early stage ventures. We recruit across all sectors, but have particularly strong client relationships in media, retail, pharma/biotech, technology, property/real estate, leisure and business services. We have offices in the UK, Switzerland and Australia. For further information, please see [URL removed]