Accounts Assistant (6-12 month Mat Cover)

Accounts Assistant (6-12 month Mat Cover)

Job Title: Accounts Assistant (6-12 month Mat Cover)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: City of London
Salary: £18,000 - £23,000
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: #4437
Contact Name: Dan Pallant
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 17, 2018 10:46

Job Description

Our client, an SME professional services firm operating in the financial services sector, require a driven and ambitous accounts assistant to join their finance team in theeir City of London offices. This role will be to cover maternity, and will cover a minimum of a 6 month term, and a maximum of 12 months.


Key responsibilities will be included, but not be limited to the following:

  • Daily maintenance of bank accounts ensuring transactions are updated onto spreadsheets
  • Processing and inputting purchase invoices onto Excel and SAP
  • Paying suppliers on weekly payment run
  • Raising and inputting sales & recharge invoices
  • Processing and inputting staff expenses onto Excel & SAP ensuring coding is correct and claims are legitimate
  • Processing of cross border fee splits across entities.
  • Processing and posting of company credit card transactions onto Excel and SAP.
  • Processing of petty cash transactions on Excel and SAP
  • Compiling of historical exchange rates for various currencies
  • Continuous updating and maintaining of Excel spreadsheets for sales and recharge invoices.
  • Chasing Debtors for outstanding payments on invoices
  • Bank reconciliations.
  • General filing and admin duties.

Other Duties (helping wider team from time to time)

  • Assisting with Year-end Audits and Statutory reporting for all entities
  • Producing various ad hoc reports


  • Degree educated with strong academics
  • Second job with at least 6-12 months experience
  • Basic practical understanding of the accounts payable and accounts receivables
  • Good Excel skills
  • Self Sufficient
  • Pro-active

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