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Accounts Assistant

Posted 5 January by KennedyPearce Consulting Ended

My Client, a Global Media business based in the City of London is looking for a Accounts Assistant to join their head office team.

Reporting into the Finance Controller, the Accounts Assistant will be responsible for:

  • Dealing with all purchase invoices
  • Ensuring all invoices are appropriately authorised
  • Coding and posting of invoices/expenses into the purchase ledger
  • Dealing with supplier queries and creating new supplier accounts
  • Preparing payment runs
  • Reconciling supplier accounts and keeping them up to date
  • UK Sales invoices for production and international, including commissions and following through to collection.
  • Posting nominal ledger journals
  • Aged Debtors/Creditors reconciliations
  • Collecting cash from Barclays (incl petty cash and foreign exchange)
  • Dealing with requests for petty cash and foreign exchange, including posting journals.
  • Managing and coding petty cash expenditure whilst ensuring that the journal is accurate and up to date.
  • Liaising with Production Accountants to ensure that production recoveries are booked monthly on the Production and the Corporate ledger
  • Reconciling bank accounts including foreign currencies
  • Agreeing intercompany balances
  • Ensuring Financial and Internal controls are followed
  • Assisting in the audit preparation
  • Ensuring that filing is done on a regular basis
  • Opening & handling incoming post
  • Handling and responding to general finance queries
  • Managing the Finance e-mail inbox and auctioning all incoming e-mail as appropriate.
  • Other ad-hoc projects as needed.

The successful candidate must:

  • Be a recent Finance and Accounting Graduate with 2:1 and above
  • Good A levels
  • Attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • The desire to study towards an Accounting qualification (ACCA/CIMA)

Reference: 34154164

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