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Accounts Assistant


Posted on Apr 11, 2021 by CV-Library

Staines, Surrey, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£20k - £30k Annual

To assist in the operation of the Finance function on a daily basis. To ensure that all duties are completed promptly and accurately in order that the accounting records are maintained satisfactorily. Specific requirements of this position include but are not limited to the following:


Accounts Payable/Receivable

* Maintaining the accounts payable ledger, raising Purchase Orders, and posting supplier invoices.

* Maintaining the accounts receivable ledger, raising customer invoices, posting, and allocating customer receipts.

* Reconciliation of supplier statements, taking corrective action where necessary.

* Ensure compliance with Gantrade Europe Ltd’s purchase authorisation procedures and process.

* Assisting in preparing weekly/monthly payment runs, with reconciliations and supporting documentation, to ensure suppliers are paid to terms.

* Posting authorised expenses.

* Obtaining authorisation for unmatched purchase invoices.

* Ad hoc reports and tasks as required.

* Admin duties, including scanning and saving, and filing invoices.


The candidate must have proficient knowledge in the following areas:

* Understanding of purchase ledger invoice processing

* Understanding of sales ledger invoice processing

* Experience of accounts payable and receivable

* Basic understanding of VAT

* Office administration

* Competence in reconciliations

* Understanding of double-entry bookkeeping


The candidate must demonstrate the following skills:

* Well-developed accounting skills with an exceptional eye for detail

* Effective verbal and listening communication skills

* Attention to detail and high level of accuracy

* Very effective organisational skills

* Ability to communicate at all levels

* Ability to work cross-functionally and to communicate with non-finance staff at all levels

* Computer skills including the ability to operate and manage computerised financial, spreadsheet and word processing programs, and email at a high proficient level

* Time management skills

* Used to operating under pressure and to tight deadlines in a changing environment

For more information please get in touch

Reference: 213519626

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