Accounts Assistant

Parkside Recruitment.
Harrow, UK
20 Aug 2019
15 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Parkside Recruitment are currently assisting a well known and prestigious company based in Harrow with their search for an Accounts Assistant. This position will initially be a 6 month maternity cover contract but does have the potential to be extended. In order to apply you will ideally be immediately available with 3-4 years experience within accounting and finance. Experience of using Sage Line 200 or Sage Line 50 is also an essential requirement for this position.

Reporting to the Finance Manager, your key responsibilities will include:
  • Managing the cashbook entries of funds received & paid
  • Management of all staff expenses ensuring they are approved & coded correctly
  • Managing all invoices received by adding to purchase ledger & getting the relevant approval to process invoices for payment & ensuring invoices are coded correctly
  • Looking after petty cash and ensuring expense claims are approved & coded correctly
  • Processing Payment runs for invoices & expenses on a twice monthly basis
  • Chasing remits to allocate funds received and raising sales ledger invoices as & when needed
  • Daily bank reconciliations
  • Accruals and Prepayments
  • Journal Postings
  • Dealing with debtors & creditors reporting
  • Running month end reports
  • Keeping the Fixed Asset register up to date & monthly reporting to be completed
  • Processing recharges & internal transfers correctly
  • Financial Reporting duties including working on year end reconciliations and assisting with the financial audit

Person Specification:
  • A level or Degree qualification in Accounting/business related is desirable
  • 4 + years experience in accounting/book keeping or related field
  • Sage Line 200 or Sage line 50 systems experience is essential
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills - V-look ups and Pivot table level is required

Parkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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