Accounts Assistant

Vantage Recruitment Solutions
London (Central)
11 Apr 2018
20 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Accounts Assistant paying up to 35K/ Southwark

One of the UK fast growing Fintech company, based in London is looking for a Accounts Assistant to join their small but rapidly growing team.

This is an excellent opportunity for somebody interested in pursuing a career in accounting. Working in a team environment, you will be involved in a varied accounting role.

Some previous accounts experience is desired; however, training will be provided in any areas that will be new to you. The ideal candidate will be actively studying towards an accounting qualification i.e. AAT.


  • Processing sales and purchase invoices
  • Reconciling supplier statements
  • Processing employee expense claims and ensuring employees are reimbursed in line with the company's expenses policy.
  • Matching invoices against POs and investigating/ managing any discrepancies to resolution
  • Assisting with the completion of the month-end close process.
  • Dealing with accounts queries upon request via phone and email
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Assisting the team with ad-hoc reports and projects
  • Support in implementing new systems, processes and controls


Experience -

  • Able to demonstrate a good understanding of basic Accounting concepts and double entry.
  • Good Excel skills i.e Pivot Tables, VLOOKUP and SUMIF formulas (Bonus)
  • Studying towards a professional qualification, e.g. AAT, or a recent graduate

Qualities -

  • Great communication skills, both in writing and on the phone
  • Extremely driven, energetic and proactive
  • Proactive and able to show initiative to constantly improve AP processes
  • Well organised, methodical and conscientious
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Works well under pressure and to deadlines
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as a member of a team
  • Eager to help out and get involved


  • Study Support (AAT / CIMA)
  • Great culture and team environment
  • Fun quarterly socials and team off-sites!
  • Career Progression
  • Fast growing organisation

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