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Accounts Assistant

Posted 9 days ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: Cheyanne Mason
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  • Duration: 12 Months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 14 October 2023
  • Job Ref: JO0000013355_1694708253

Cedar has partnered with a West London based retail company. They are urgently searching for an experienced Accounts Assistant on a Temporary to Permanent contract, reporting to the Finance Director.

Salary: £100 - £120 a day (PAYE)

Location: West London (Hybrid after probation)

Start date: ASAP


  • Reconciling supplier statements monthly.
  • Managing the VAT refund process, VAT invoices and ensuring sales are set up with correct VAT rates.
  • Entering and reconciling all client compensation and credit notes.
  • Posting third party invoices and staff expenses.
  • Posting and reconciling the PayPal and credit card account
  • Dealing with general and accounting enquiries from the public.
  • Managing petty cash once established in the role.
  • Other tasks as allocated by the Finance Director

Required Skill:

  • Previous accounting experience
  • Fully proficient in Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Great attention to detail
  • Client service skills
  • A self-starter with the drive, determination, and commitment to get things done on time and accurately.
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, including the ability to prioritise multiple tasks
  • A good team player, flexible, able to adapt and pro-active with a positive attitude, enthusiastic and self-motivated.
  • SAGE experience (desirable) otherwise strong financial system experience.

Please note that you need to be immediately available or on less than a one-week notice period. If you are interested in this role, please apply ASAP!

Please be aware that only short listed candidates will be contacted.