Finance Assistant / Accounts Payable Job In London

Finance Assistant / Accounts Payable

  • £13.00 - £13.84 per hour
  • Posted: 12/10/2018
  • London
  • Job Ref: 775109212
  • Temporary

Job Details

Animal charity is seeking an experienced Finance Assistant / Accounts Payable to support their Finance team at their London offices.
This is a temporary position to start ASAP for an initial 2 month period and will pay £13.84 per hour.
The Finance Assistant / Accounts Payable will be responsible for maintaining the UK purchase ledger, ensuring that all invoices received from suppliers are correctly authorised, entered into the SUN accounting system and paid within the agreed terms. The main duties of the Finance Assistant / Accounts Payable will include:
" Receive and check all invoices and overseas payments, querying where necessary and process into the SUN accounting system.
" Responsible for checking all invoices have been properly authorised before being passed for payment.
" First point of contact within the Finance team for suppliers, dealing with queries via email and telephone.
" Responsible for the preparation of regular supplier payment BACS runs including checking, set up and processing.
" Reconcile suppliers' statements with the SUN system.
" Responsible for accurately processing all payments made using the charity's credit cards and recording transactions as appropriate.
" Maintain the petty cash including recording incomings and outgoings in the petty cash book and reconciling weekly and journaling at end of month.
" Receive, check, query and process all employee expense claims and enter into SUN.
" Responsible for banking of all in-house cheque, cash and postal order donations.
The ideal Finance Assistant / Accounts Payable will have the following knowledge, skills and experience:
" Previous experience in a similar accounts role.
" Part qualified or studying towards an accountancy qualification with CIMA/ACCA or equivalent body. Committed to continuous professional development (CPD)
" High levels of accuracy and attention to detail with the ability to effectively process accounts payable transactions
" Good understanding of the importance of adhering to data protection regulations and maintaining confidentiality.
" Demonstrable experience of analysing data and effectively preparing reconciliations
" Good IT skills across the Microsoft Office package with excellent Microsoft Excel skills
" Excellent communication skills and able to interact clearly and respectfully with a wide range of stakeholders
" Experience of working well collaboratively as part of a team and also able to work well independently
" Experience of using SUN/VISION/CARE
" Experience of preparing supplier payment runs
" High levels of accuracy and attention to detail with the ability to effectively process accounts payable transactions