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Accounts Assistant

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 4 months ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: Holly Dean
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 20 February 2022
  • Job Ref: JO0000010361_1642782169

Cedar are currently looking for an Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable Controller to join a PR company based in The West End, London.

Salary: up to £35,000 per annum

Duties and responsibilities

  • End to end understanding of the accounts payable and receivable processes
  • Preparing payable reports and raising payments
  • Ensuring compliance with the company credit control and payments terms policies
  • Processing invoices for monthly retainer and project income
  • Reviewing and allocating project expenses to client accounts
  • Rebilling project expenses to clients
  • Assistance and dealing with internal colleagues to resolve invoice queries
  • Dealing with customer and vendor queries via telephone and email
  • Reconciling supplier statements of account
  • Assistance and dealing with internal colleagues to resolve invoice queries
  • Deliver clarity on the status of accounts receivable and payables through reporting
  • Support system changes and upgrades as required
  • Raising and processing of credit notes
  • Raising customer invoices
  • Ensure bank reconciliation and cash flow reports are routinely updated
  • Entering accurate data in accordance with internal and external audit rules
  • Supporting the Accountants with queries during the annual financial audits and all necessary regulatory reporting to external bodies

Knowledge, Experience and Skills required:

  • At least 2 years of relevant work experience in receivables and payables
  • Proficient in Sage 50 Accounts
  • Strong attention to detail and high numeracy skills with strong excel skills
  • Well organised and capable of multi-tasking with attention to detail
  • Self-motivated, taking personal ownership over all accountabilities
  • Excellent communications skills; ability to build rapport with customers and team members
  • The ability to balance competing priorities and work under pressure
  • Confident in talking to key decision-makers and making recommendations

If this role is of interest, please apply online ASAP.