Accounts Assistant

Page Personnel Finance
02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

As the Accounts Assistant you will be expected to provide support to the Finance function.

We are currently seeking an Accounts Assistant to join our team based in Ruislip on a permanent basis. This opportunity for a career minded individual will give the successful applicant the ability to broaden their experience working for a leading brand in a fast paced evolving marketplace.

Client Details

Well established international retail brand in North West London.


Reporting to the Head of Finance, key responsibilities of the Accounts Assistant position will include:

-assistance in preparation of the Company's Management Accounts

-responsibility for Purchase Ledger, involving supplier invoice receipt, transaction processing, validation, authorisation, and payment

-assistance in Sales Ledger and Credit Control, covering new customer account set-up, receipts posting, and proactive credit control in liaison with overseas debt collection agencies and credit insurers

-supporting the Head of Finance with issues arising

-assistance with other ad hoc duties as required by the Company


The ideal Accounts Assistant will:-

- be actively engaged and studying towards a further financial qualification - ACCA / CIMA
-have a strong desire to progress and really develop their career within finance

-ideally have fashion industry background but this is not essential

-have good systems knowledge including Excel

-have demonstrable experience of working in a team and of working in a fast paced environment

In addition, the Assistant Accountant should be:-

-a strong communicator, with a good telephone manner

-accurate and able to handle detail

-proactive, organised and be able to prioritise their own work

-commercial in approach to financial issues

-calm under pressure

-professional and personable, with a good sense of humour

Job Offer

This is an excellent opportunity for a driven individual to grow within an Assistant Accountant position for a growing business offering a fantastic working culture, great opportunities and an ideal platform to progress through their studies.