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Accounts Assistant

  • Location:

    Kingston upon Thames

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  • Salary:

    Up to £25000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sarah Varley

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Accounts Assistant
Monday - Friday

An established distribution company based in Surbiton are looking for you to join the team and become their Accounts Assistant

As an Accounts Assistant, you will support the finance team and be responsible for the management of cash flow for all bank accounts. You will also maintain the accounts payable records and complete monthly management accounts, in support of the Financial Controller.

Accounts Assistant Duties:

  • Preparing profit and loss and balance sheets for all companies monthly.
  • Preparing and submitting monthly VAT returns.
  • Setting up payments in online banking systems and reviewing of bank reconciliations.
  • Preparing and assisting the annual audit of all companies.
  • Setting up monthly payroll payments.
  • Reconciling supplier statements to ensure ledger is up to date and maintenance of supplier data.
  • Checking and processing of employee expenses and Credit Card reconciliation.
  • Attending weekly meetings with Recovery and Distribution Teams to resolve any stock & invoicing issues.

Accounts Assistant Specification:

  • Professionally qualified or part-qualified (AAT / CIMA / ACCA / ACA)
  • Strong communication skills both oral and written.
  • Previous Accounts Payable Experience.
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to work well in a team.
  • Well organised with a high attention to detail.
  • Strong computer skills with knowledge of Excel and MS Office applications.
  • An enthusiastic and supportive individual.

Company Benefits:

  • 25 days Holiday plus bank holidays.
  • Company Pension scheme.
  • Employee Birthday Gift - £25 love to shop gift vouchers each year.
  • Wellbeing Programme - Supports employees to maintain their health, happiness, and well-being.
  • Free Staff Parking.

Please note you will be required to work at least 4-6 Saturdays per year (receiving a day in lieu for each Saturday worked.)

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