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(Assistant) Accountant - Ref: 19405

  • Location: London - London
  • Salary: £25-30k per annum
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Languages: English - Japanese
  • Categories: Accounts


Job title:          (Assistant) Accountant

Salary:            £25-30k per annum

Working Hours: Mon - Fri 09:00-17:30

Holiday:          20 days

Benefit:          Pension contribution 3% & Staff discount to purchase products

Start date:      20/03/2019

Status:            Permanent or contract (may require the first a few months as agency worker)


  • Credit control to handle orders and payments from customers over phone and email.
  • Inputting payment receipts from customers to SAP and Excel
  • Requesting customer to make payment over phone and email
  • Sending reminders and statements to customers
  • Dealing with suppliers and customers and answering calls from them
  • Issuing credit note to customers and communicate with the Sales department.
  • Checking all payment receipts with bank statements and credit card statements
  • To assist the financial controller to make sure all payments are posted correctly to SAP and Excel.
  • Preparing daily sales book report and updating daily cash flow.
  • To support the accounting team on other administrative tasks as required
  • Provide cover for other team members during periods of absence
  • Posting Invoices, payments, staff expenses and credit card statements to SAP
  • Bank reconciliation accounts for multi-currency accounts
  • Checking, inputting and preparing of weekly payment runs and other General Ledger relating payments.
  • Support month end close and prepare the relevant documents
  • Preparing EC Sales report, Instrat & VAT return
  • Create payment online Banking, Posting Invoices, journals and staff expenses
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Create daily cash books and check bank statements
  • Posting and reconciling bank accounts for multi-currency accounts
  • Maintaining daily cash balances to ensure all the banks have appropriate level of balance
  • Handing and maintaining petty cash and monthly entry to SAP
  • Recording credit card statements, administering the account and producing monthly reconciliations
  • Processing employee cash and credit card expense claims and checking documentation in respect of expense claims and maintaining filing of expense claims
  • Preparing payment and the relevant documentation to make sure of all payments.
  • Ensuring payment requests are correctly approved and raising the appropriate paperwork
  • Checking, inputting and initiation of weekly payment runs and other General Ledger relating payments.
  • Calculate monthly staff expenses and sickness
  • Support month end close
  • To assist the financial controller to make sure all internal procedures are met.
  • To support the accounting team on other administrative tasks as required
  • providing cover for other team member during periods of absence

Job Requirements:

  • Credit controller and Accounting experience – Advantage
  • Analytical & Excel Skills
  • Driving car – Advantage
  • SAP business one experience - Advantage
  • Organisation & planning
  • Problem solving & decision making
  • Good Communication

We would be grateful if you could send your CV as a Word document. If your application is successful, you will be contacted within 7 days. We regret that due to the high volume of applications we receive we cannot provide feedback on individual CVs. Please note that we can only consider candidates who are eligible to work in the UK and are able to provide relevant supporting documentation.

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