Accounts Assistant

Recruiter
Flair 4 Recruitment
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
07 Dec 2018
Closes
10 Dec 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Do you have strong numeracy skills and experience of working in a busy office environment? Our client, a large financial services firm, is looking for an Accounts Assistant to join their London office. You will assist in maintaining and reconciling a large number of bank accounts, whilst providing assistance with filing and all other Cashier functions.

You will:

* Allocate all Standing Orders and Direct Debits and import to the in-house accounts system

* Prepare all month intra-group transfers on a monthly basis

* Complete bank reconciliations for all bank accounts and suspense accounts held within Finance

* Prepare journals on a monthly basis to be input on to the in-house accounts system

* Provide assistance to the Cashier Manager during busy periods and be prepared to learn new tasks quickly

* Authorise the prepared banking on a daily basis to ensure correct allocation

* Prepare payment of all foreign invoices on a weekly basis

* Provide backup support to the Cashier section in busy periods and holiday cover

* Manage the Cashier section in Cashier Managers absence

* Provide support on an adhoc basis to LLP Admin team

Your skills and qualifications:

* You’ll have strong communication skills, particularly telephone manner as there will be communication with the wider business

* You will have a thorough competency with Excel for (significant) reporting requirements of role

* You will be able to work as part of a team and provide support in all areas where necessary, in a busy office environment

* You will be deadline driven through busy periods of the year such as month and year end

* You will have a strong academic record, educated to A level or equivalent

* You will demonstrate strong numeracy (Mathematics A Level/GCSE)

* You will have experience working in a busy office environment

* This could suit a school leaver or graduate with some Accounts Assistant experience or someone more experienced looking for the next step in their career.

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