Assistant Accountant

Job Title: Assistant Accountant
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London, England
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH70636
Contact Name: Dora Hepworth
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 04, 2018 19:17

Job Description

A UK leading, Creative, Music and Event Company are looking for an Assistant Accountant to join their dynamic London finance team on a temporary/contract basis.

Working in a busy finance team the Assistant Accountant will be responsible for a broad range of transactional responsibilities, including accounts payable and accounts receivable:

Key Responsibilities:

Accounts Payable:

  • Inputting invoices onto Oracle
  • Dealing with weekly and monthly payment batches
  • Complete monthly creditor reconciliations from supplier statements
  • Filling in prepayments spreadsheet, making sure copies are kept in the audit file
  • Complying with various SOX procedures

Accounts Receivable:

  • Raising Invoices
  • Monthly debtors report, to be compiled from information from Oracle
  • Make sure that debtors responses are received from venue and action taken
  • Input sales invoices and receipts onto Oracle and reconcile to payments received


  • Completing weekly/monthly bank reconciliations on Oracle from bank statements
  • Assist with month end procedures
  • Completing monthly reconciliations, making sure that figures match information
  • Other Ad-Hoc duties

Key Skills:

  • Experience working in a busy financial environment
  • Part-qualified AAT (or similar)
  • Good working knowledge of debits and credits
  • Computer Literacy - Excel, Outlook
  • Experience using Oracle (desirable)
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong administration & time management skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative & self-motivation to meet challenging deadlines
  • Detailed and thorough approach
  • Team Player

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