Accounts Assistant

Kenny Recruitment Ltd
London (East)
07 May 2019
21 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Kenny Recruitment are currently recruiting on behalf of a global asset management company in Central London. We are seeking an experienced Accounts Assistant to join their finance team on a temporary to permanent basis and manage the accounts payable ledger alongside one other Accounts Assistant. You will also need to assist with accounts receivable and other accounting tasks when required.

The role requires an individual with experience of dealing with high value sums of money and multi currencies across several bank accounts. It is essential you have experience of the accounts payable process from start to finish as you will manage your own ledger.

Pay - £25,000 - £30,000 per annum (dependent on experience) + benefits with excellent pension scheme

Location - Central London

Working hours - 8.30am - 5.30pm


  • Ensure all invoices received are approved.
  • Code and process all purchase invoices by nominal code and department.
  • Logging, investigating and resolving any disputed invoices.
  • Check supplier statements to ensure invoices have been received, chase any missing invoices.
  • Reconcile supplier accounts, ensure no open payments/credits are left unallocated.
  • Posting accrual & prepayment journals
  • Assisting with weekly payment runs
  • Process employee's petty cash and credit card expense claims.


  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong desire to apply their accounting & finance knowledge, and be able to work well in a hardworking, dynamic, friendly environment
  • Drive and motivation, coupled with first class technical skills


  • Have in depth experience of the accounts payable process
  • Be available on short notice (1 week maximum)

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