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Account Assistant

Metro Production Group
The City, Central London, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jan 15, 2022

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
Not qualified, Part qualified, CIMA
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Accounts Assistant

Metro Production Group Ltd


£11-£12 depending on experience

Part time 25h across 3-5 days per week (including Monday)

Metro Production Group is looking for an Accounts Assistant to join their team in London.

We are looking for a reliable, highly articulate and organised person with an eye for detail to assist the department in various tasks - primarily processing sales invoices, set up and review of customer accounts and any other administrative work, as required.

Previous experience in a similar role is desirable but not essential; however, the ability to use Microsoft Office programs (Outlook, Excel etc.) is required together with an understanding and basic level of IT skills and you should be 'good with numbers'. Training will be given on all IT systems to be used. Accuracy of data input and attention to detail are of particular importance.

This role would suit a person who is confident and a good communicator, who would enjoy working in a fast-paced, corporate but very friendly environment. You will need to be able to adapt easily to various administrative pressures and be able to prioritise tasks in order to meet deadlines. It is in your nature to be positive and you are capable of working harmoniously with different people at all levels.

The role will include, but is not limited to:

  • Processing supplier invoices and liaison with suppliers
  • Set up of new supplier accounts
  • Raising sales invoices and credit notes
  • Review of requests to invoice, ensuring all documentation is in order
  • Set up of new customer accounts and continuous review of the debtors ledger; monitoring of customer credit terms including credit checks
  • Filing & organisation of paperwork / electronic files
  • Credit control if required
  • Supporting the Finance Director
  • Providing support / cover for other finance roles
  • Providing any necessary support schedules and reconciliations for month end review

Requirements for the role:

  • Able to competently use Microsoft Office: Outlook, Excel and Word
  • Understanding and basic level of IT skills
  • Strong written and numeracy skills
  • Good attention to detail / accuracy
  • Approachable manner and ability to work under pressure
  • A self-starter who is reliable, articulate and organised
  • Ability to communicate with people of all levels in person, via telephone and email
  • Great relationship builder, with top service mentality
  • Easily adapts to various administration pressures
  • Flexible approach to role

MPG employees share a set of core values:

  • Believe in the strength of Diversity & Equality
  • Creativity and Design are our priorities
  • Help our clients to succeed
  • Sustainability is our responsibility
  • Focus on people and wellbeing
  • Promote safety in every sense of the word

By applying for this role you are consenting to Metro Production Group processing your data for recruitment purposes only in accordance with Article 6(1) (b) of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The data of unsuccessful candidates will be destroyed after a period of six months, in line with 'best practice' and our legal obligations.

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