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Part Qualified Accountant

  • Location:

    Richmond upon Thames

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sarah Varley

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

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Part Qualified Accountant

Dynamic, fast growing company are recruiting a part qualified accountant to join the finance team on permanent basis. This opportunity has study support and would suit a career focused individual who is studying CIMA or ACCA and has experience with accounts payable or purchase ledger.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the finance department, and management team by completing routine clerical and accounting tasks for the month end procedure reporting back to the Finance Manager and Director.
  • Responsible for the day to day running of the purchase ledger function
  • To ensure the integrity of the purchase ledger in various currencies including Euro, GBP, US Dollar, Yen and Thai Bhat.
  • To set up new supplier accounts in the accounting system
  • To ensure all purchase order invoices are matched and posted against the relevant purchase orders on receipt of goods
  • To resolve all queries with the suppliers and the Purchasing Department and ensure prompt resolution of queries.
  • To process overhead invoices directly into the system ensuring the correct coding to support cost centre reporting.
  • To post manual payments and allocate against suppliers accounts - To ensure suppliers statements are reconciled on a regular basis
  • In addition, you may also be asked to be responsible for one or more of the following
  • Liaise professionally with internal/external customers, suppliers and company employees by phone, email and fax to resolve queries and other issues
  • Processing ad-hoc payment requests received, raising a journal for payment and posting to the relevant nominal ledger or Accounts Payable accounts.

Must Have:

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to influence senior stakeholders.
  • Data Entry; Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent Skills With Microsoft Office
  • Payroll Experience
  • Experience in Balance Sheet Account Preparation; Detail Oriented;
  • Organised; Timely; Competent IT Skills
  • Strong Bookkeeping Skills; Knowledge of Business Math
  • Understanding of Budgetary Principles
  • Strong Written and Oral Communication Skills
  • Strong business partnering experience with a proven ability to interact with senior management and influence outcomes.
  • Strong analytical skills with good attention to detail.
  • Self-starter with a positive attitude.
  • Team player.
  • Basic Excel skills (V-look up, pivot tables).

Good to have:

  • Previous experience of Double entry Bookkeeping.
  • Experience in Net Suite/ Oracle - Previous experience in Confectionary
  • industry or Manufacturing /FMCG.
  • Part Qualified or Qualified Accountant (CIMA / ACCA / ACA).
  • Experience working with international organisations.
  • Fluent in a 2nd foreign language, in addition to English.
  • Well organised and motivated team player.
  • Able to work calmly under pressure & meet specific deadlines.
  • Work on own without close supervision Clear, confident communication skills

What you need to do now: If you're interested in this vacancy, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.