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Accounts Assistant - 6 month FTC

  • Location: West London, London
  • Sector: Finance
  • Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum
  • Job type: Contract/Interim/Temporary
  • Date posted: 12/02/2018
  • Job reference: ZQAA-01
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A fantastic not for profit organisation in London is looking for an Accounts Assistant to join their fast-paced growing finance team. Reporting directly into the Financial Controller, responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Post purchase invoices, and staff and volunteer's expenses to purchase ledger;
  • Prepare payments of invoices and expenses by BACS, cheque, CHAPS etc. in line with supplier payment terms;
  • Review and reconcile creditor balances to supplier statements to ensure completeness and accuracy of ledger;
  • Raise sales invoices, post to sales ledger, and review sales ledger for outstanding receipts by generating statements;
  • Credit control and instigating calls to customers to collect invoices due for payment;
  • Reconcile purchase and sales ledger control accounts by agreeing aged creditor and debtor listings to the nominal ledger;
  • Resolve all incoming purchase and sales ledger queries;
  • Prepare cheque receipts/cash received for banking and deposit amounts at bank on a timely basis;
  • Post all bank payments and receipts for GBP bank accounts;
  • Update and reconcile petty cash transactions in a timely manner;
  • Collect petty cash and foreign currency from bank as and when required;
  • Reconcile and post expenditure of company credit cards, ensuring correct VAT treatment;
  • Notify colleagues of receipts where relevant in a timely manner;
  • Assist with year-end activities including liaising with external auditors; and
  • Other ad hoc tasks as directed.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills
  • Ability to multi-task under tight deadlines and have a strong sense of urgency
  • Excellent communication skills

This role is based in fantastic offices in West London with fantastic transport links.

Initially for 6 months, this role has the potential to be extended or go permanent for a superstar candidate. This role is looking to pay up to £24,000 per annum DOE. If you are interested, please send your up to date CV

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