Temporary Accounts Assistant

Job Title: Temporary Accounts Assistant
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Reference: BBBH627_1540573680
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 26, 2018 18:08

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity for an Temporary Accounts Assistant to join a publishing company in Central London. You will need to have good experience of performing accounting duties in a globally known business and working in a fast paced environment.

Purpose of the Job

To review and completion of supplier payments and non-supplier payments on a weekly/mind month and monthly basis, ensuring system and non-system generated invoices are checked and paid on time. Ensuring all online sales income is collected and reconciled. This role also requires all queries raised by Third Party, Corporate suppliers re invoices to be investigated and resolved. To be responsible for the completion of Third Party, Corporate and Media invoices and the subsequent collection of all monies due and ensuring system and non-system generated invoices are checked and issued on time.


  • Issuing refunds for the customers and posting on in-house system
  • Continually critique and improve existing processes and procedures
  • Investigating with the suspect/fraudulent vouchers
  • Review employee expenses and make reimbursements
  • Preparation of monthly invoices for Third Party and Corporate clients
  • Collection of all sums due from these clients on due dates, including calling to chase outstanding debts
  • Reconciling payments received
  • Preparation of monthly/weekly payment runs for experience and non-experience providers
  • Investigate all queries that arise and resolve these in time and in a professional manner with help from the relevant Department

Successful Candidate will have;

  • 2+ years' experience within Sales/Purchase Ledger role, ideally using Sage or other accounting packages
  • Knowledge of accounting terminology
  • Knowledge of Microsoft 365 - including excellent excel skills
  • Outstanding attention to detail is a must
  • Ability to deliver to deadlines