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Apprentice Accounts Assistant

Boundary House, 91-93 Charterhouse Street, London, EC1M 6HR
£19,565.00 annually
Closing date
29 Sep 2021

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Making a Difference
  • Represent the company in a presentable and professional manner always ensuring that actions are taken to make a difference wherever possible
  • Build trust within the business ensuring that everyone is fully committed to delivering the same company standards
  • Ensure company delivery procedures are adhered to • Be prepared to innovate when opportunities arise

  • Assisting the Finance Manager in maintaining the business's accounting records: Including updating the supplier's ledger with invoices, maintaining and reconciling the business's bank account, petty cash records, and adding and reconciling the business credit card transactions.
  • Dealing with accounts queries.

Purchase Ledger
  • Adding supplier invoices to the purchase ledger
  • Monthly Purchase Ledger Reconciliations
  • Issuing of remittance advice to Wholesalers • Maintaining Clean Ledgers & Filling System
  • Maintain Direct Debit Schedule.

Bank & Cash
  • Complete Daily Bank Reconciliations
  • Post payments in SAGE Line 50

Sales Ledger
  • Issue customer invoices from valuations received from Commercial Managers
  • Credit Control duties, ensuring all Sales invoices are paid within the agreed payment terms.

Other Duties
  • Process monthly employee expenses to Eque2/Sage
  • Assist with Quarterly VAT Returns
  • Provide cover for department during employee leave periods,
  • Post Journals including Prepayments & Accruals & Assist with Management Accounts
  • Completion of Ad-hoc duties upon instruction from the Finance Manager

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Proactive, punctual and reliable
  • Able to work to tight deadlines and has excellent time management skills
  • Proficient level MS Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Effective communicator
  • Able to work in a pressurised and fast paced environment
  • Enthusiastic and able to inspire other
  • Ability to adapt and manage change

Personal qualities

  • Highly organised individual with an all-round ability, who is willing and able to take ownership of all tasks given
  • Positive, motivated with a readiness to help out in any capacity as and when needed • Multi-tasker with excellent attention to detail
  • A team player with excellent interpersonal skills, professional, diplomatic and able to build relationships easily

Desired qualifications

  • AAT Level 3 Qualified
  • Experience with Sage, Eque2 & COINs is a bonus

Future prospects

  • Should the candidate do well, there will always be room for growth, we have 1 IT apprentice who is now doing another course and we have 2 apprentices in our accounts team.
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