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Accounts Assistant

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  • Job type:

    Temporary and Contract

  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum

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    Magpie Recruitment

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  • Published:

    30 days ago

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Accounts Assistant
Contract Role for 6 months
£30,000 - £35,000
London / Hybrid Working

Our client a leading marketing company based in the heart of the London's West end is on the lookout for a Accounts Assistant on a contract role for 6 months. They are looking for a part qualified ACCA or CIMA candidate for this role.

This role consists of 2 days working in the office and 3 days working from home.

Responsibilities of an Accounts Assistant:

  • Reconciling all Bank nominal codes and control codes.
  • Establishing work-flow controls for all payments received by card payment, both online and over the phone.
  • Reconciling all Bank nominal codes and control codes for nine bank accounts (GBP, EUR, USD SGD)
  • Creating revenue recognition spreadsheets for several revenue streams and generating reports that feed directly into management accounts to make the calculation of reserves and accruals posting quicker and more efficient.
  • Developed custom reports that helped evaluate costs and revenues to predict future trends for projects for both the finance team and heads of departments, to improve reporting to key stakeholders.
  • Maintaining Cash Collection records, as well as improving reporting available to internal stakeholders by building custom reports to communicate information easily and clearly.
  • Recording incoming bank transactions and assisting with the bank reconciliation to investigate and resolve discrepancies that are highlighted in addition to intercompany posting.
  • Reconciling the Debtors and Creditors Control accounts and posting journals to reconcile bank charges and any adjustments required by the FD.
  • Working with our IT team on improving and testing our CRM system which directly feeds into our finance system.
  • Provide auditors with custom reports for their testing and answered any queries they had.
  • Liaising with the Events and Commercial Teams to ensure correct invoicing. Ensuring internal financial information for both internal and external stakeholders.

Specification of an Accounts Assistant:

  • Part Qualified ACCA or CIMA
  • Experience using XERO
  • Logical and Analytical
  • Positive can-do attitude