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Assistant Accountant

  • Location City and District of St. Albans
  • Job type Permanent
  • Reference BBBH122953

Investigo are partnered with a fast growth Retail business in London Colney to recruit an experienced Assistant Accountant on their behalf.

£30,000 - £35,000

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Monitoring of the head office email accounts. Correspondence with suppliers as necessary
  • Ensuring that all invoices received have appropriate approvals before they are recognised in the accounting system.
  • Ensure that all purchase invoices are correctly recorded in the accounting system both in terms of nature and timing.
  • Weekly BACS payment runs to confirm that all approved invoices are paid before they are due
  • Dealing with payroll changes - new joiners, salary increases etc
  • Weekly cash reporting
  • Communicating relevant payroll information to our payroll providers, reviewing outputs, and recording payroll for the head office entities in the accounting system
  • Completion of journal postings,) and preparation of balance sheet reconciliations

Knowledge, skills & experience required:

  • AAT or part qualified ACCA/CIMA/ACA ideal
  • Experience working within the finance function of a large, complex, global organisation
  • Good organisational skills, attention to detail focused.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, rapidly-growing environment
  • Conscientious and strong team player ethic.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills