Accounts Payable - 8 month fixed term contract - immediate start

Recruiter
Crowley Cox
Location
London (Central)
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Vibrant, buzzing, busy and fast paced events company have a fabulous opportunity for an accounts payable assistant or purchase ledger clerk to join the finance team for an 8 month maternity cover contract. The environment is social, supportive and the company promote from within. They offer free lunch every day and amazing benefits. This is an 8 month fixed term contract to start immediately.

Finance Tasks

  • Monthly statement reconciliations
  • Assisting AP Manager with ad hoc month end tasks
  • Seeking internal approval for specific supplier accounts
  • Clearing down suspense accounts on accounting software
  • Uploading and allocating invoices on web based invoice software, approx. 500 per week
  • Batching PO’s to invoice
  • Assisting with regular payment runs setting up both BACS and cheques payments
  • Send remittances to suppliers
  • Updating daily payment request log
  • Responding to finance queries via telephone and email
  • Assisting with staff expenses including helping to improve and refine the process
  • Support AP Manager with yearend audit

Professional qualification and competencies

Essential

  • Aptitude for numbers
  • GCSE/A Level educated (including maths)
  • Competent user of Microsoft Excel

Desirable

Exposure to working in a finance team / payroll function

Essential

  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Organisational skills, reliability, good time management
  • Ability to work in a small team environment

Salary: £22,000 to £23,000

Benefits: 20 days pro rata, free lunch