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Assistant Accountant

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Recruiter Name:
Parkside Recruitment
Job Type:
Assistant Accountant, Finance
£28,000 to £30,000 per annum
study support
London, West London
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Our Client, a leading Communications Company based in the Ealing area are currently recruiting for an Assistant Accountant on a permanent basis. The role will look to pay between £28,000-30,000 per annum plus study support and other additional benefits.

Please note that the client does not have any onsite parking so we would highly recommend commuting into the offices via public transport.

Working within a team of 10 and reporting to the Group Finance Controller, your key duties will include:

  • Preparing financial documents (such as invoices, bills, accounts payable and receivable) and completing purchase orders
  • Being responsible for completing financial reports on a regular basis and providing information to the Finance team
  • Double-entry bookkeeping duties
  • Providing assistance with the production of financial and management information to the Operating Units within the UK
  • Supervising and entering timesheet and purchase order information in Paprika
  • Entering client and supplier invoices in Paprika; issues payments via bank transfer
  • Allocating payments and receipts within the ledger system and carries out reconciliation of client accounts, supplier accounts, bank accounts and other control accounts in the accounting ledger
  • Assisting in the preparation of the monthly accounts pack
  • Following up on all outstanding purchase orders, signed estimates and contracts
  • Responding to client enquiries regarding pricing, invoices and reconciliations

Person Specification

  • Active studier in either ACCA, CIMA or ACA and also holds a degree qualification
  • 2-3 years experience within Accountancy and Finance - this is essential
  • The client uses Paprika - if you would used this before it would be advantageous but isn't essential
  • Excel - Vlookup and Pivot Table level
  • Knowledge of accounting systems and production of management financial information
  • Experience of supporting the development and tracking of budgets and schedules
  • Manages own time and prioritises workload effectively
  • Strong written and communication skills
  • Good attention to detail, combined with great organisational skills and a passion for accuracy
  • The spirit to work well in a team and thrive under pressure

Parkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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