Accounts Payable - Financial Services

  • Location:

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Asset Management

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Victoria Lehadus

  • Job ref:

    VL0910A1_1542384679

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Expiry date:

    2018-12-16

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

You will be responsible for ensuring accounts payable (suppliers, staff expenses and credit cards) are processed in a timely and accurate manner, reconciling all corporate bank accounts, preparing sales invoices and assisting with general accounting tasks of the corporate entities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Processing accounts payable (suppliers, staff expenses and credit cards), including associated ledger entries for approval
  • Payment runs (BACS and CHAPS)
  • Bank reconciliation across all corporate entities (70+ bank accounts) on a weekly/monthly basis
  • Manage bank account opening process
  • Prepare distribution notices
  • Raise recharge invoices
  • Raise sales invoices
  • Assist with quarterly VAT and GST returns
  • Filing of monthly bank statements for all corporate entities
  • Assist with creating new folders & archiving folders
  • Assist in month-end procedures
  • Provide assistance with annual audit and tax compliance processes

Qualifications:

  • Proven track record in an Accounts payable role
  • Experience of multi currency ledgers and foreign payments essential
  • Strong IT skills in a finance environment are essential, in particular intermediate Excel skills with the ability to progress to advanced excel skills.
  • Strong communications skills both written and verbal.

Attributes:

  • Educated to degree level
  • Experience of operating an accounts payable or sales ledger function
  • Previous accounting/book keeping experience
  • Experience on accounting software, Sun Systems preferable
  • Previous Cash Management (forecasting, and production of reconciliations) experience
  • Experience of dealing with high volumes of work and the ability to be organised
  • Understanding of need for financial control environment and adherence to procedures
  • It will be advantageous to be familiar with the alternative asset classes of private equity and infrastructure
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