Accounts Assistant

Recruiter
Reed Accountancy
Location
Brentford
Posted
09 Feb 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My client is well established company based in Brentford.

The main duties of the role will be:

• Ensure General Ledger Suspense Account queries are promptly investigated and kept to a minimum with appropriate, documented commentary and analysis on any aged items.
• Achieve timely completion of month-end Balance Sheet Suspense Account reconciliations to the required standard and within agreed SLA’s, demonstrating pro-active investigation and evidence of appropriate prioritisation and issue resolution.
• Ensure accounting journal entries for settlements are accurate and completed/posted in a timely, controlled and well organised manner.
• Identify account discrepancies and work with the appropriate internal business areas, and/or external business partners to resolve.
• Work with Finance Division colleagues on any outstanding exceptions/queries, as requested.

Principal Tasks

• Review the GL accounts on a daily basis and investigate any outstanding items.
• Complete daily Allocations ensuring complete accuracy.
• Ensure timely communication and escalation of any incidents or issues that impact settlement and reconciliation activities.
• Identify account discrepancies and work with the appropriate internal business areas, and/or external business partners to resolve.
• Allocated monthly reconciliations to be completed accurately and within agreed timescales, with particular attention on prompt resolution of high value and “aged item” discrepancies.
• Actively contribute to improving the Reconciliation practices and related tasks with the view of streamlining current process.
• Support internal/external Audit activities and investigations when required
• Assist with any general administration duties.
• Variety of admin tasks, both finance and non-finance

Some of the key qualities my client is looking for are:

• The ability to meet strict deadlines and work as a team player in a high-pressure environment.
• High level of proven numeracy and problem solving skills.
• Excellent double entry accounting skills.
• Excellent Computer literacy high level Excel skills; and experience of all Microsoft Products.
• High level of accuracy and attention to detail.

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

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