Assistant Accountant (AR Focus) - 6 Month FTC

  • Location:

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Part-Qualified Finance

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  • Salary:

    £28000 - £32000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Chris Parker

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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  • Start date:


I am currently working with a very exciting retail brand based in the City of London, who are seeking a receivables focused Assistant Accountant to join their finance team for a six month period, with potential for an extension/permanent contract thereafter. Reporting into the Finance Manager, this position will take responsibility for all accounts receivable duties as well as lending a hand with the businesses busy month end.


  • Responsible for reconciling payments against a large amount of e-commerce sales & returns.
  • Responsible for reviewing reports for accuracy and methodically tracing errors back to their source.
  • Helping to produce month end numbers alongside the Assistant and Finance Manager.
  • Responsible for completing balance sheet reconciliations after month end in a timely manner.
  • Ensuring all debtors are fully reconciled at the end of each period (month).
  • Assisting with the cashflow on a weekly basis.
  • Supporting other members of the team as required.

Person profile and skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with both employees at all levels and external stakeholders.
  • Flexible and willing to support other team members.
  • Advanced level of excel knowledge.
  • Have an organised and structured nature with ability to prioritise and schedule workload in order to meet deadlines.
  • Good numerical and analytical skills with ability to investigate queries thoroughly and accurately.
  • Show personal accountability, escalating issues and seeking guidance when required.
  • Strong, effective communication skills (verbal & written) with a confident and articulate manner.
  • Proactive, self-starter with a can-do attitude.

This role is an excellent opportunity to grow your skill set further in a progressive environment and join a high growth brand that has an exciting H1 planned. If you think this role would be a good fit for you please apply via this advert or send your CV to me directly at


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