Assistant Accountant

Job Title: Assistant Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West London, London
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Reference: 626_1575562645
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 05, 2019 16:17

Job Description

Harper May has an amazing new opportunity available with a fast growing, high-end retailer. Based in leafy West London, my client is looking for a talented and ambitious Assistant Accountant to join their dynamic finance team. With further growth on the horizon, there is the potential for future progression within this exciting business. The successful candidate will be keen to develop their career in finance and have previous experience within high-end retail.

Key Responsiblities:

  • Reconciliation up to UK trial balance including:
    • Sales ledger
    • Purchase ledger
    • Bank accounts
  • Processing journals including:
    • Accruals
    • Prepayments
    • Fixed assets
    • Suspense reconciliation
  • Processing bank payments and receipts
  • Processing sales invoices, reviewing credit note requests and raising in Sage
  • Reconciling and processing store and web sales
  • Processing credit card transactions and expenses
  • Building relationships with both customers and suppliers, dealing with queries and ensuring overdue invoices are settled
  • Working with debt insurance agencies to assist in debt collection
  • Main point of contact in finance for National Customers
  • Posting purchase invoices & processing payment runs
  • Processing and submitting the quarterly VAT returns
  • Assisting with the year end accounts preparation process

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Beginning ACCA/CIMA or AAT qualified
  • Strong organisation and time management skills
  • Previous Sage is experience is advantageous