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Accounts Assistant

London, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Sep 23, 2022

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time
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My client a retail company are looking for a Junior Accounts Assistant to join their team. The role is mainly focussed on accounts receivable but does have some accounts payable tasks.


 Daily sales ledger tasks: sales invoices including via EDI and portals, credit notes and refunds for both UK and US companies Processing monies in via cheque/BACS/card payments and processing card payments & refunds. Multiple currencies GBP EUR USD Credit control including monthly customer statements, letters, telephone contact Record-keeping of credit control notes and reporting monthly to manager, agents/sales reps and account managers. Credit checking new account applications & set credit limits for new and existing customers using online service and advising of any issues. Manage Amazon accounts for UK & International & other major customer portals Maintain Aged Debtor ledger: Small balance/exchange difference write offs/matching off zero balances & payments on account Reconcile internet/credit card payments received against bank statement and payment portal. Staff cash & credit card receipts. Entering these receipts onto Winman, assigning to correct nominal codes and accounting for VAT as appropriate. Chasing staff members for completed expenses claims forms and receipts to meet deadlines. Provide support with Accounts Payable for USA subsidiary Maintain filing of bank statements & Supplier Invoices Provide support/cover to team during holidays/busy periods/projects As the role grows, and with continuing business needs, tasks may change and new tasks may be added.

The person:

 Be a team player Microsoft Office including Excel skills essential Knowledge of VAT useful Excellent attention to detail Excellent communication skills Organised and accurate & work to tight deadlines Proactive and a self-starter with initiative Comfortable learning/working on new and complex systems High energy levels, comfortable in fast paced environment Flexible as necessary

Please note this role is based near Clapham North station and will be mostly be based in the office.

Hours are 9am-5.30pm

The role will offer study support

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