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Accounts Assistant AP

Hays A&F
England, Hertfordshire, Watford
£26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Closing date
Nov 29, 2021

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Job Role
Accounts Payable
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
Part qualified, CIMA
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Job Details

Accounts Payable Assistant

Your new company
You will be working for a fantastic retail/manufacturing business based in Watford.

Your new role
You will be working as an Accounts Assistant on a 12 Month FTC focusing mainly on the Accounts Payable function. Your main responsibilities will include:
Monthly Reporting/Forecasting -

  • Preparation & posting month end journals
  • Balance sheet updating (accruals and prepayments)
  • Preparing and submitting quarterly VAT returns
  • Completing HFM submission for month-end close
  • Using GL Wand to analyse costs for ad hoc reporting

Responsible for all aspects of Accounts Payable -

  • Checking & posting AP invoices
  • Handling all supplier payments
  • Reviewing monthly AP creditors reports
  • Handling Expenses (download expenses from Concur and update in Oracle)

Cashbook/Bank -

  • Updating payments and receipts to agree with bank statement
  • Forecasting weekly cash collections
  • Bank Account reconciliation

Fleet Administration: Obtaining quotes, ordering vehicles, arranging delivery and collections of vehicles and maintaining tracker

  • Accounts support for Logistics processes; maintaining various schedules -

Maintaining Fixed Asset Register
General Admin: liaising with office suppliers for service provision/invoices etc (eg cleaning service, utilities, office equipment such as phones, copiers etc
Other tasks or duties as may be assigned to meet the needs of the business

What you'll need to succeed
In order to succeed, you will need:

  • Working towards professional accounting qualification
  • Prior experience as Accounts Assistant
  • Strong skills in the use of Excel, ERP system (Oracle or similar)
  • Ability to quickly learn new software tools
  • High level of accuracy
  • Good communication & interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively with moderate supervision

What you'll get in return
In return you will be working for a fantastic organisation working in a 12 Month FTC earning between £26000 - £30000. You will be working in a great location based near local amenities near lots of different transport links.

What you need to do now
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