Accounts Assistant

Recruiter
Goodman Masson Ltd
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
10 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A fantastic opportunity has become available in a fast-growing sustainability organisation based in central London, for a finance assistant who is looking to develop their skills in line with their studies.This fast-paced, pioneering business which targets environmental and sustainable change globally, has been growing quickly since start-up in 2016. With 60 staff currently, they are continuing to grow, and are based in modern, fun offices near St Paul's Cathedral.This is an excellent role for someone who is a foundation-level CIMA or ACCA studier, with at least 2 years' experience in general accounts assistant and accounts payable roles. This role will have an initial focus on accounts payable and accounts receivable duties, and will quickly develop to include support across management accounting and financial accounting, and general month-end duties.To begin with, core aspects of the role will include:Accounts Payable / Accounts ReceivableReceive, record and process purchase and sales invoices from suppliers / clientsComplete weekly payment runsEnsure Purchase Orders are raised in accordance with procurement policyEnsure invoices are approved in accordance with internal authorisation matrix.Dealing with internal & external queries regarding invoices and paymentsSupport on credit control and weekly reportingExpenses and project time recordingManage and process staff expenses.Ensure timesheet are submitted each weekProcess timesheets for partners / senior advisors / affiliate partners as neededUpload expenses and assist in providing project profitability reports.BankProcess and prepare daily bank account reconciliationsProvide support with weekly cash flow reportingTrail Balance / Accounts AssistantComplete intercompany recharges & reconciliationsProcessing routine journalsProvide support with VAT and annual deadlinesSupport with fixed asset registerSupport with analysis, accruals and prepaymentsSupporting the Management Account and CFO as needed and any other ad-hoc duties as required (including data entry)Skills & experience we are looking forEssentialMinimum 2 years' experience in accounts payable.Prefer AAT qualified/ currently studying / qualified by experience with good understanding of double entryProactive, positive, with good judgementCollaborative and able use initiativeAble to prioritise daily, with great attention to detail and accuracyExcellent communication skills with clients, partners & associates and suppliersDesirableBachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business Administration preferredExperience working for a small company and/or project based environmentUseful (but not essential) system experience: Receipt Bank, Xero, HarvestInterviews will take place before 19th January so please apply asap if this looks of interest!