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Accounts Payable Assistant

Ascot Group
Borough, South East London, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Mar 3, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Payable
Contract Type
Full Time
Detailed Duties:

Preparation of the Daily Cash Report - This is used to make important treasury and investment decisions and will offer the successful candidate exposure to multiple banking and investment platforms.

Working with the AP Manager to ensure that the weekly invoice payment run is completed both on time and accurately. This includes entering appropriate nominal ledger codes in line with budget that in turn helps drive the monthly expense reporting.

Assist the department with personal expense processing and providing support and assistance where necessary.

The preparation of weekly mini recs for the high usage group accounts.

Posting LCA (Lloyds Central Accounting) cash and signings to the Ledger.

NON LCA cash postings - This will require the candidate to work with other teams both inside and outside of the finance department.

Raising the monthly intercompany payments and making sure the transactions are accurately reflected in the ledger.

Ensuring that all other cash, interest and expense transactions are recorded correctly in the ledger on an accrual's basis. This includes any ad hoc payments, direct debits, company credit card payments etc.

The preparation of monthly bank reconciliations.

Helping to raise any Claims, Operation and/or Reinsurance payment requests that cannot be processed through the LCA. This will involve working alongside these departments to help make sure that the payments are set up and recorded correctly.

Assisting with the settle direct reconciliations.

Other ad hoc duties to assist the team where needed.


The successful candidate will have/be:

Strong Excel / IT skills

Sun accounting (desired but not essential)

V1 or exposure to another accounts payable system (desired but not essential).

Attention to detail with a focus on meeting deadlines

A strong team player - able to coordinate with all levels of colleagues.

Good communication skills

Previous accounts payable experience (desired but not essential)

Study support will be provided to the successful candidate should they wish to study for accounting qualifications.

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