Finance Assistant

Boxtree Recruitment
London (Central)
12 Feb 2019
28 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Boxtree Recruitment are currently recruiting for a personable experienced Finance Assistant responsible for maintaining the sales ledgers, complete the foreign cashbooks and petty cash reconciliations, and assist with reconciliation work.


  • Sales Ledger: Raising invoices and credit control.
  • Nominal Ledger: Bank reconciliations, Debtors and creditors reconciliations
  • HMRC Returns.
  • Merchandise: Prompt Billing and Strict Credit Control, Purchase and Sales Ledger reconciliation.

Specific Duties:

  • Raise invoices
  • In-house billing
  • Credit control- chase debts and update credit control report with invoices/credit notes raised
  • Debtors and creditors reconciliations - Sales Ledger/Purchase Ledger Contra
  • Reconcile multi-currency bank accounts and raise the appropriate journals
  • Petty cash
  • Post journals and reconcile with Nominal Ledger
  • Assist in reconciling intercompany accounts
  • Banking
  • Credit checks on new customers.
  • Prepare VAT returns.
  • Analyses bank payments and receipts.
  • Provide cover for the Purchase ledger assistant.


  • ACCA or CIMA/AAT part qualified or qualified by experience is essential.

Essential Experience

  • 1 years’ experience within an accounts department
  • Debtors and creditors reconciliations
  • Raising sales and purchase invoices; bank reconciliations; credit control; completing supplier reconciliations; petty cash reconciliation; posting cash; VAT returns; EC Sales returns
  • Strong reconciliation skills
  • IT literate good Excel skills and quick to learn new software.
  • Good telephone manner and strong interpersonal skills
  • Able to react positively to advice and feedback, negative and positive
  • Theory knowledge of accounting

Please note that we expect a high response to this position if you have not had a response within the next 3 days please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

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