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Accounts Assistant

  • Location: London
  • Salary: Up to £27000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 7 months ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: Holly Dean
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 04 February 2022
  • Job Ref: JO0000010264_1641384274

Cedar are currently looking for an Accounts Assistant to join a dynamic finance team based in Wimbledon on a permanent basis.

£27,000 per annum + study support

Reporting to: Financial Controller

Currently hybrid working- 3 days in the office and 2 days from home (this could eventually increase to 5 days in the office).

Main responsibilities:

  • Post sales and purchase invoices to the ledgers.
  • Post the bank receipts and bank payments to the ledgers.
  • Complete filing on a daily basis.
  • Check purchase invoices to purchase orders in RAM (Purchase Order system)
  • Produce weekly reconciliation of supplier statements.
  • Extract suggested supplier payments list and presenting to Financial Controller for payment.
  • Check that all invoices are signed off by appropriate department managers before processing for payment.
  • Process the payment of authorised invoices.
  • Prepare and email remittance advice to suppliers following payment runs.
  • Set up new customers and suppliers, including credit checks as and when required.
  • Filing hard copies and electronic copies of purchase invoices
  • Post all other bank transactions, bank charges, DD's etc.
  • Enter month end figures on to Excel report monthly, for cash flow purposes.
  • Bank cheques received and post all remittances to Sage 200.
  • Conduct daily bank reconciliations and document all month end reconciliations.
  • With Assistant Accountant manage credit control processes including issuing customer statements, follow up payment reminders, resolution of queries and contacting customers where required.
  • Answer telephone and deal with incoming enquiries.
  • Produce ad hoc reports and analysis relating to purchase ledger, bank accounts, general expenditure and employee expenses as required.
  • Undertake any other reasonable management request, which may from time to time be reasonably required.
  • Undertake any prescribed training, either formal or on the job, as required.

Person specification:

  • At least 12 months finance experience in a similar role
  • Experience in sales ledger, purchase ledger, bank transactions, journals, and multi-currency
  • Good knowledge of Sage 200
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated, flexible, and enthusiastic approach to work

If this role is of interest, please apply online ASAP. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.