Assistant Accountant

Accountancy Action
South East London, UK
Competitive salary
16 Aug 2019
26 Sep 2019
Assistant Accountant (Accounts Payable)

£28,000 to £30,000

8:30 - 5:00 (Mon- Friday)


My client based Central London are looking to recruit an Assistant Accountant to join their team. You would be required to ensure all accounts payable postings are recorded in the accounting system in a timely and accurate manner and ensure all authorised suppliers are paid in accordance with their credit terms.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Liaise with suppliers to ensure all incoming invoices are received in a timely manner, all contact details are correct and online access is set up where possible.
  • Ensure all incoming invoices and expenses are updated
  • Ensure all expenditure is reflected in the correct accounting period
  • Through the use of scheduled and ad hoc payments runs ensure all suppliers are paid prior to the due date/agreed credit terms of the supplier.
  • Ensure the correct accounting treatment of any input taxes in relation to accounts payable.
  • Ensure the purchase ledger is an accurate reflection of outstanding invoices and payments on account.
  • Post all intercompany items related to accounts payable on a daily basis.
  • Ad hoc duties when required

Skills Required:
  • Basic accountancy / knowledge of double entry
  • Competent at Accruals, Prepayments, Fixed Assets and Depreciation

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