Accounts Assistant - 6 month contract

Great People
16 Jan 2019
31 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
My client is looking for an experienced Accounts Assistant to join their team. The role of the Accounts Assistant is to act as key contact for all UK departments in Operational Finance areas relating to their Partners.

Key responsibilities

* Assist with Change of Ownership and daily Change of Details. Ensure bank details are removed when requested to avoid incorrect payments being made.

* Bank Forms - Action any bank forms physically received via post within our SLA (3-5 working days). Ensure that all supporting documents align with our change of bank process and are scanned correctly onto the Google drive.

* Holds List - Liaise with the team to ensure all queries etc. which require payments to be held, are included before the weekly payment run (Wednesday).

* Accurately create invoice lines for areas such as sign up and change of ownership fees, that will appear on RP’s weekly invoices.

* Account for any RP payments returned to the bank and take appropriate action to follow up and obtain corrected details.

* Assist with accurate calculation of split payments arising from changes in ownership.

* Respond to incoming internal requests from all UK departments in a professional manner.

* Respond to internal and external queries, both written and in person, in a professional manner.

* Assist in covering for other Accounts Assistants for holidays etc.

* Complete other ad-hoc tasks as and when required.


* Required skills and experience

* Previous experience of working within a finance team

* The ability to work under pressure and to strict deadline

* A team player keen to work with the wider business and the rest of Finance

* A can-do attitude

* A high level of accuracy with good attention to detail

* Good/intermediate Excel skills

* Good communication skills face to face and written

* Excellent telephone manner

* Lots of initiative, keen to seek out improvements and find solutions if problems are encountered

* Able to work under pressure

For more information please call Charmaine

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