Accounts Assistant

£22000 - £25000 per annum
08 Jan 2019
08 Feb 2019
Will Fairhurst
Contract type
Part time

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Accounts Assistant to join a new media marketing company in their Central London headquarters.

Client Details

International new-media marketing agency, headquartered in London.


The Accounts Assistant will report to either the Finance Manager or the Finance Director, depending on the duties. The core duties of the Accounts Assistant will include assisting the current team with:

  • purchase ledger inputting
  • sales ledger inputting
  • nominal ledger journals
  • reconciliations
  • management accounts
  • Initial Responsibilities:

  • Match vendor invoices to existing purchase orders (sbj. to software implementation).
  • Accurately code and process purchase invoices.
  • Responsible for the proper scheduling and processing of unique and recurring payments.
  • Support internal function in meeting VAT reporting deadline.
  • Check invoice approvals and prepare batches for input into our systems.
  • Process employee expense reports.
  • Handle vendor calls and provide timely and accurate response to all A/P inquiries (vendor or internal). Maintain relations with all vendors.
  • Assist in the payment processing runs and monthly system close processes.
  • Perform vendor / client account reconciliations.
  • Assist in month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close processes.
  • Profile


  • Ability to complete double-entry bookkeeping
  • Understanding and competence performing the above duties
  • A good level of English (both written and oral)
  • Detail orientation and strong analytical skills.
  • Above average computer skills (MS office included).
  • Good communication (verbal/written) and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be a team player but capable of working alone and self motivated.
  • Must be able to multitask, coping with different workloads across three individual companies.
  • Preference:

  • Knowledge of second language (Italian).
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics NAV accounts package.
  • Previous knowledge of accounts payable processes.
  • Job Offer

    Looking to pay up to £25,000 depending on experience with a comprehensive benefits package.

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