Assistant Accountant

Job Title: Assistant Accountant
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: West London, London
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH78629
Contact Name: Edward Cardona
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 02, 2019 17:06

Job Description

Handle Recruitment are currently working with a rapidly growing FMCG business who are looking for a temporary Assistant Accountant. Working closely with the Financial Controller, the successful candidate will have a very broad role in assisting with all aspects of running the team. From transactional processes, to month-end and process improvements.

Key responsibilities

  • To control and perform the end to end order admin and invoicing process on SAP
  • Assist with monthly/quarterly reporting
  • Identify system and reporting improvements and then help implement new processes
  • Monitor weekly KPIs to ensure efficient invoice processing and to identify opportunities for improvement and any emerging issues with efficiency of invoicing process and ensure Financial Controller is briefed
  • Detailed bank reconciliations

Candidate requirements

  • To have worked in a similar financial accounting role for a minimum of 3 years +
  • Retail or FMCG experience is highly advantageous
  • Good knowledge of SAP
  • Good organisational skills combined with the ability to prioritise tasks
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.