Assistant Accountant

  • Location
    Barking, Essex
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Accountant
  • Contract Type
  • Industry
    Accountancy & Finance
  • External Reference
  • Salary
    25000 £ - 28000 £ / Year

Assistant Accountant

£25,000 - £28,000


Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm

This is an exciting new position, supporting the finance department and reporting directly to the Head of Finance.

Daily duties include:

  • Matching invoices, delivery notes and purchase orders and resolving any queries

  • Post matched invoices in multiple currency onto the account ensuing accuracy of posting.

  • Preparing purchase claims and raise debit notes within tight deadline.

  • Post bank payments in multiple currencies ensuring accuracy of posting.

  • Preparing bank reconciliation statements on daily basis.

  • Match and allocate payments, debit/credit notes on accounts.

  • Reconcile accounts with statements

  • Follow up and chase outstanding debit notes ensuring payment is received by the due date.

  • Managing creditors outstanding days in accordance with targets set.

  • Conduct due diligence in coordination with due diligence officer.

  • Set up and maintain credit limits on the accounting system.

  • Preparing and posting month end closing within tight deadlines.

  • Support team members within the department.

  • Filing relevant accounting documents.

  • Any other adhoc jobs given by the departmental head.

Essential experience:

  • Experience in handling multi-currency

  • 5 + years' experience

  • MUST have a RELEVANT ACCOUNTING qualification - ACCA/CIM/ACA

  • Working knowledge of Dynamic Navigation

If this sounds like an ideal role for you then please do not hesitate to contact us. We would be delighted to receive your CV. To confirm your identity, you will be required to bring your passport with you when registering. Registration takes approximately 45 minutes.

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