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Accounts Assistant

Job Title: Accounts Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London
Salary: £24,500
Start Date: ASAP
REF: ASH17107EWN_1531750084
Contact Name: Epiphany Wright-Nash
Contact Email:
Job Published: 9 months ago

Job Description

The Ashdown Group have been engaged by a highly successful and award winning business to assist them in their search for an experienced Accounts Assistant, who demonstrates a good understanding of debit/credit and the core accounting fundamentals.

Reporting into the Financial Controller and working alongside the wider finance team, this is an excellent opportunity which would suit a motivated individual who is currently studying towards their ACA/ACCA/CIMA and looking to work a varied role, within a successful environment.

Your daily duties will include:

Reconciling purchase order accounts against quarterly purchase order transactions
Preparing online bank payments when required
Maintaining the supplier accounts
Completing bank reconciliation
Ensuring all staff expenses are completed electronically, paying out petty case and posting receipts onto Sage 50
Calculating accruals and prepayments at Month-end and preparing variance analysis on the cost to the business
Preparing creditor reports
Giving general administrative support to the Finance Team when required

The ideal candidate will be a well organised, self-starter who can operate well under pressure, use their initiative and demonstrate excellent attention to detail in their work. A finance related degree and/or be studying towards an accountancy qualification such as ACCA, CIMA, ACA. You should also have experience with Sage 50 and have intermediate Excel skills and be comfortable with pivot tables and v-look ups.

The business is situated in a fantastic location with an excellent selection of theatres, music venues, bars and restaurants nearby. The company itself are very people focused and invest heavily into their employee's well-being and professional development, with regular appraisals and opportunities for recognition for going above and beyond. The salary on offer is between, £22,000 - £24,500, depending on the experience you bring to the role and offers a host of other benefits, such as 10% bonus, pension, season ticket loan, regular training and appraisals, private medical amongst others.