Assistant Accountant

Location Staines-upon-Thames
Discipline: Transactional
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Contact name: Christopher Reff

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Job ref: 47741
Published: about 1 month ago

IN2 Consult - Assistant Accountant, South-West London, £30,000 - £35,000

My growing Tech client is currently looking for a well versed transactional professional to joint there team in South-West London. The successful candidate will be responsible the accurate and timely completion of the AP and AR duties, which will include: Purchasing, approvals, invoice processing, billing, credit control, customer queries and reconciliations.

Role responsibilities:

  • Managing vendor and customer relationships and data (names, addresses, etc.), verify and gain approval for new accounts, and maintain the audit records of vendor data changes and approvals
  • Oversee and action the purchasing, obtaining and seeking competitive quotes, management of goods and services received, liaise with managed services team
  • Raise purchase orders and ensure appropriate approval as per company policy
  • Subject matter expert on AP and AR, including being able to train other staff
  • Perform day-to-day financial transactions, including verifying, classifying, and recording accounts payable data
  • Liaising with various departments on their requirements and challenging back where appropriate
  • Review and process staff expenses according to expense policy
  • Act as a key stakeholder during and throughout the new expense system implementation process
  • Process and reconcile the company credit cards transactions on a monthly basis
  • Reconciling vendor accounts and monthly vendor statements
  • Reconcile Open PO's on monthly basis and ensure only active PO’s are open, close PO’s when become inactive
  • Execute daily/weekly/monthly billing cycle activities and raise sales orders and invoices in timely manner, ensuring recurring billing is carried out at the start of each month
  • Processing Credits and Rebilling where required
  • Reconcile Open SO’s on monthly basis and ensure only active SO’s are open
  • Assist with the professional services work-in-progress reporting process
  • Uploading invoices to clients portals
  • Investigating and resolving invoice queries that arise and resolving all issues
  • Carry out credit control on the phone and by email
  • Complete or exceed weekly and monthly KPI’s
  • Assist with year end and interim audits
  • Any other ad hoc duties as required

Skills and requirements:

  • Previous accounts payable and accounts receivable experience preferably in SME and software technology sector
  • Experience using NetSuite or other ERP systems
  • Proficient in using Excel and able to use basic functions such as V lookup and Pivots
  • AAT qualified or part qualified desirable
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail

IN2 Consult - Assistant Accountant, South-West London, £30,000 - £35,000