Accounts Assistant

Recruiter
Vantage Recruitment Solutions
Location
London (Central)
Posted
11 Apr 2018
Closes
20 May 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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

Requirements:

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

Benefits:

  • 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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