Accounts Assistant - Hayes

2 days left

02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

BJMW Consulting is a well-established and growing staffing solutions company specialising in the Freight, Cargo, Logistics, Shipping & Mail industries.

Our clients offers a wide range of courier and parcel delivery services globally.

Our client is currently looking for an Accounts Assistant, this role would suit candidates with a minimum of 2 years Accounting experience.

This role is based the Hayes area.

You will be primarily responsible for the sales ledger and purchase ledger of three offices; London, Manchester and Dublin. Reporting to the Financial Controller based in the London office.

Working Hours:

Monday-Friday, 09:00-17:00.

You must have the following skills:

- Computer literate, MS Office products (good working knowledge of Excel)

- Passion for 100% accuracy in meeting deadline targets.

- Excellent attention to detail and ability to work well under pressure.

- Team orientated but also have the ability to work under own initiative.

- Professional approach in dealing with customers and suppliers.

- Ambitious and keen to develop and learn new skills.

- Ability to prioritise workloads and multi-task.

As part of the Purchase Ledger duties, you will be required for fulfil the following:

- Checking, coding, processing and posting authorised purchase invoices into Pegasus Opera.

- Performing supplier statements reconciliations.

- Dealing with supplier queries.

- Ensuring the purchase order process is upheld for all business procurement.

- Reconcile, check and post credit card and approved expense transactions into Pegasis Opera.

- Regularly reviewing purchase ledger to ensure the payments run on a bi monthly basis with the FC.

- Petty cash control and reconciliation on a monthly basis and accounts for any variances.

- Reconcile inter-company balances between ledgers.

- Provide cover for Financial Controller in completing daily bank reconciliation and cash forecast during holidays/absences.

- General Accounts duties.

As part of the Sales Ledger duties, you will be required for fulfil the following:

- Preparing and issuing customer statements.

- Reconcile, check and post receipts into Pegasus Opera.

- Regularly reviewing aged debtors ledger in conjunction with the Financial Controller to ensure timely cash collection of trade debtors.

- Reconcile inter-company balances between ledgers.

The following would be an advantage but not essential:

- Knowledge of Pegaus Opera Accounts (training will be given)

- Knowledge of Foreign ledgers (Euro and US)

- Good Knowledge of the international freight forwarding industry.