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Accounts Assistant

Job Title: Accounts Assistant
Contract Type: contract
Location: Camden, London
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 Month
REF: SM 271118 ACAST_1543599186
Contact Name: Stephen McCarthy
Contact Email:
Job Published: 8 months ago

Job Description

Our client, a growing global consultancy with offices in Central London are looking to source an Accounts Assistant for a six-month period. This is a business that have an impressive reputation for the work they do across the world and this role will join a small but fast-paced, dynamic finance function.

This successful candidate will be responsible for the day to day purchase and sales ledger activity as well as helping support the running of various projects.

Key Responsibilities:
-Scanning and entering basic details of all invoices received on Invoice Receipt Log, photocopying and distributing to the relevant person.
-Process project and overhead purchase and sales invoices in an efficient manner and in line with company policies and procedures, including validating authorisations and coding.
-Review purchase ledger for the accuracy of invoice coding, querying discrepancies with the Financial Accountant and Project Team.
-Monthly bank reconciliations for all currency accounts
-Entering petty cash returns on to the accounting system and carrying out periodic checks on the physical petty cash balance, communicating any variances or discrepancies to the Management Accountant.
-Maintaining the fixed asset register, ensure all new assets are labelled / marked. Ensuring the fixed asset file is kept up to date.
-Assisting with weekly payment process, including remittance advice emails to and dealing with queries from suppliers.
-Assist with credit control functions, for purchase and sales invoices.
-Assist with project cost reconciliations, including support to project teams.
-Responsible for filing of finance documentation.
-Ad hoc duties as required.

This would be a perfect opportunity for an ambitious Accounts Assistant keen to further their career within a truly impressive global business. Excellent Excel skills will be essential in this position (V-Lookup / Pivot Tables) and previous experience in working in a fast-paced finance team would be preferred.

Due to the nature of this role, only candidates who are immediately available will be considered.

Vitae Financial Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.