Accounts Assistant

Job title: Accounts Assistant
Contact Name: Rebecca Oliver
Phone Number: 020 3905 5276
Job Published: 12 days ago

Job Description:

Accounts Assistant

£25,000 - £30,000

London - Hybrid working

Our client is a market leading executive search firm who pride themselves on working with clients with a positive mission. They successfully operate across numerous different international locations such as the UK, Netherlands, US, Hong Kong, and Singapore.

They advise educational, research, healthcare, philanthropic, non-profit and cultural organisations in world-class appointments. They have deep passion for the outcomes and impact that their sectors deliver in society, with strong internal commitments to diversity, mental health, social mobility, education and justice.

They are looking for an Accounts Assistant to join their team to manage the whole sales ledger for their global group of companies. This role provides an opportunity to work in a unique environment where people are motivated by purpose. They are looking for a real team player who is passionate about what they do. This Accounts Assistant would be provided with a clear progression path within a supportive company.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To work alongside the global Project Management Team, ensuring Invoices are issued weekly per project timelines with 100% accuracy

  • Posting receipts and allocating receipts to customers’ account in all entities.

  • Updating projects status CRM in line with project invoicing.

  • Resolving outstanding balance by strong credit control, dealing with customer queries, and reconciling customer accounts.

  • Identify and circulate any billing issues with the key stakeholders.

  • Attending PM meeting to review projects and advise on potential invoicing targets and any other issues.

  • Supporting Finance Manager with reporting/ ad-hoc requests.

  • Assisting with Audit requirements.

  • Ensuring that all financial records are in line with company standards within a paperless office

Required Qualifications & Skills:

  • Preferably studying AAT or any beginner’s level of accountancy.

  • Experience of working in an Accounts Receivable role (or similar).

  • Excellent social skills including the ability work build great relationships with people within Finance and in other functions and locations.

  • Self-disciplined with experience of maintaining accurate documentation and following procedures.

  • Effective and efficient skills in using the Sage accounting software.

  • Complete knowledge of UK VAT.

  • Strong credit control skills.

  • Experience in managing multi-currency billings and payment.

  • Experience of performing bank reconciliation.