Senior Accounts Assistant

Job Title: Senior Accounts Assistant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: £27000 - £28000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH83569
Contact Name: Ryan Burrow
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 26, 2020 12:41

Job Description

Handle are currently working with a growing travel business assisting them with their search for an Accounts Assistant to work in their London office.

Due to the lock-down the role will start as a part time role working remotely and then once the lock-down is lifted convert into a full time role.

Duties will include:

Accounts receivable:

  • Working with Operations team to raise sales invoices to customers, once services completed
  • Ensure CRM system is updated once raised, using appropriate reference numbers
  • Upload invoices to factoring portal
  • Chase outstanding debtors
  • Inform factoring company when remittances received
  • Drawdown available funds from factoring portal
  • Update Xero with invoices raised, receipts (factoring, direct to bank and credit card), credit notes issued

Accounts payable:

  • Post invoices received on Xero (once approved)
  • Work with Operations team to ensure rechargeable costs are identified and matched to the relevant sales invoice
  • Make payments via bank transfer and online

Bank and cash:

  • Work with Operations team to ensure rechargeable costs via petty cash and debit card are identified and matched to the relevant sales invoice
  • Reconcile petty cash
  • Upload bank statements to Xero
  • Check expenses uploaded to Xero and pay once approved


  • Help with bookkeeping for foreign office
  • Assist Financial Controller where necessary

All applicants should have prior experience working in a Senior Accounts Assistant role with a focus on accounts receivable. Experience of applying sales mark ups/margins to invoices is highly desirbale.

Handle Recruitment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.