Accounts Assistant

  • Location
    Wimbledon, Greater London
  • Category
    Accountancy - Accounts Assistant
  • Contract Type
  • External Reference
  • Salary
    20000 £ - 23000 £ / Year

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Job Title: Accounts Assistant - Retail
Location: Wimbledon
Salary: Up to £23k pa

Our well established client based in central Wimbledon are looking for an Accounts Assistant to join their busy team. You will be carrying out the day to day administration of the Treasury functions as well as assist with the month end process.

Key Responsibilities will include:
* To receive each month, all relevant paperwork, petty cash, vouchers etc from each store.
* Set up new store merchant numbers and associated banking materials.
* Balancing bank accounts and processing journals for month end.
* Validate Western Union transactions and raise payments accordingly, reconciling the account on a regular basis.
* Make initial enquiries to any cash discrepancies and report these to Risk Management.
* Reconcile the cash, cheque and debit/credit card bank statements on a daily basis.
* Analyse store petty cash information produced and resolve any queries arising.
* To assist other members of the team with ad hoc tasks.
* To carry out any other relevant and reasonable duties within the department as requested.
* Receive and validate all shopping vouchers from stores each month.
* Reconcile and send for payment to the relevant companies.
* Validate and post stores daily statements checking for and correcting any errors.
* Distributing and ordering store banking books.
* Investigating and responding to chargebacks/disputed transactions.
* Resolving G4S store cash collection queries.

Qualifications/Experience/Skills Required:
* Previous experience in a finance role
* Strong Microsoft and Excel skills
* Good organisation and administrative skills
* Excellent attention to detail

If you have the right skills and experience for this role then please apply today. Our client is looking forward to conducting interviews and starting someone new in their team. By registering with Office Angels you will benefit from the support of a dedicated and experienced recruitment consultant, have access to various interviewing techniques, regular updates of the local employment market and consistent feedback on all applications. This service is offered right through to the day you start your new role and beyond! Please be aware that we are currently receiving a high volume of applications and will endeavour to contact all applicants, however if you have not been contacted within 72hrs please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion and your CV will be kept on record for future positions. Office Angels is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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