Assistant Accountant - Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable

Posted 2 days ago by REED
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I am currently recruiting an Assistant Accountant to join the UK head office for a global multinational, multi-currency business consultancy. This exciting newly created opportunity has evolved due to growth within the business.  

Salary and benefits: 29-35K + 25 days holiday, Bonus, full study support, discounted gym membership, cycle to work scheme, season ticket loan, group life insurance, pension and dress down Fridays.

Hours of work: 9am – 5.30pm

Location: London Bridge

Accounts Payable

  • Management of purchase ledger, including obtaining approvals within the Authority Matrix, allocation of payments, entering purchase invoices, monthly reconciliation of General Ledger to Sub-Ledger
  • Payment runs
  • Processing and payment of expenses
  • Assisting in closure of month end process, including provision of accrual and prepaid data to the London Accountant
  • Vendor setup and maintenance
  • Ensuring due diligence procedures are adhered to
  • Liaising with bank where necessary at a transactional level. 

Accounts Receivables

  • Preparation of sales invoices
  • Accounts receivable management


  • AR/AP process implementation/improvement
  • Assisting with external group and UK audits
  • Implementing/maintaining internal audit processes for accounts payable and record keeping
  • Ad-Hoc duties as and when required.

Proactive and committed

Manages time effectively

Fluent English and excellent verbal communication skills

Good knowledge of Microsoft Office and Excel

2+ years’ experience in a Finance role

Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains, Navision or Sage an advantage, but not essential. 

Reference: 39630900

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