Assistant Accountant

London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
£30 - 35k per annum depending on experience
10 Sep 2021
17 Sep 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Purpose

To ensure prompt receipt of customer debt and assist the FC with daily/weekly/monthly tasks. 

Key Competencies

• Highly organised, works accurately, and has strong attention to detail

• Problem solving skills

• Able to use own initiative and has a pro-active approach to investigate and resolve issues

• Is a team player and also work autonomously with minimal supervision.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Raising invoices, credit notes, and other AR related documentation.

• Perform credit control activities to chase debts and process payments.

• Posting bank transactions including direct debits, bank transfers, standing orders, payments and customer receipts.

• Reconciling weekly receipts from store, eComm, and Wholesale.

• Performing daily/weekly Bank Reconciliations between bank accounts and general ledger and other balance sheet accounts

• Monitoring the Accounts Receivable email inbox and deal with queries from customers.

• Managing petty cash.

• Set up payments and assist with the weekly payment run

• Support the Financial Controller in the preparation of month end management accounts and overall month end process

• Ensure all month end and year end processes are completed.

• Confident in communicating to the finance and wider non-finance team.

• An understanding of various accounting systems, ideally with experience using Oracle Netsuite.

• Dealing with customer and supplier queries and coordinating with other teams to resolve issues.

• Assisting with any ad hoc finance tasks and projects to help the finance team meet deadlines


• Part-qualified/qualified by experience

• Minimum of 2 years experience preferred

• Confident Excel knowledge and a strong analytical understanding

• Familiarity with accounting programs and software. Knowledge of Netsuite is a plus

• Understanding of principles of finance, bookkeeping and accounting

Please apply with your CV and supporting covering letter via BOF. 

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