Assistant Accountant - Private Members Club

Recruiter
Reed
Location
Central London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
22 Aug 2019
Closes
31 Aug 2019
Ref
1237854433
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My client a prestigious and iconic Private Members Club based in Central London are seeking an Accounts Assistant to take ownership of the Members' Accounts function together with bank and petty cash reconciliations.

Hours: 9-5pm

Location - close to mainline train station

Salary 28-30K

This role comes with an excellent benefits package including free lunches and life insurance as well as a generous bonus scheme following a qualifying period.

Reconciling daily EPoS and accommodation revenue reports, including complex credit card reconciliations

Maintaining spreadsheet cashbook receipts, reconciling them to bank and management/accounting software and investigating any discrepancies

Ensuring cheques received are banked regularly and cash floats obtained as required

Entering electronic bank receipts in cashbook and on software

Reconciling bank accounts between bank, spreadsheet and software and investigating any variances and correcting errors as required

Entering journals in relation to end of day and banking/petty cash reconciliations

Maintaining records of Members' deposits held

Sending Members' monthly statements and responding to and investigating promptly any queries

Collecting regular and ad hoc account and subscription credit card payments

Ensuring Member accounts are up-to-date and accurate and processing amendments and corrections as required

Issuing manual subscription and other sales invoices as required and ensuring they are reflected in the accounting records

Maintaining banqueting invoice records and liaising with banqueting staff in respect of financial transactions

Liaising with Membership Secretary regarding subscriptions charges and payments

Charging new Club and Society subscriptions to Members' accounts

Maintaining and reconciling the petty cash records ensuring that all transactions have been signed off in accordance with the Club's procedures

Processing purchase ledger food invoices

Ensuring that documents are filed immediately and files are all up-to-date

Other ad hoc duties as required for the smooth running of the department

You will be efficient, highly-organised and able to work under pressure in a busy environment. You should be analytical and possess strong organisational and time-management skills as well as computer-literacy and proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and Outlook. A good grounding in accounting concepts and familiarity with journal entries is also required. Experience of using a variety of accounts and/or management software as well as knowledge of the hospitality industry would be advantageous. They are seeking a self-starter who can hit the ground running and work on their own initiative as well as with colleagues in their team and other departments.

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