Finance and Accounts Payable Assistant (Property)

  • Location:

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Part-Qualified Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £30000 - £33000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Goodman Masson

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


  • Consultant:

    Goodman Masson

Job title: Finance Accounts payable Assistant

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Accounts Payable & Accounting:

  • Maintain the Purchase Ledger, including inputting all supplier transactions on a timely and accurate basis.
  • Correctly account for VAT input tax and coding of transactions
  • Reconciliation of control accounts on monthly basis
  • Assisting in the preparation for the annual audit
  • Preparing and maintaining schedules for balance sheet accounts, such as a detailed prepayment schedule.
  • Ensure all invoices and expenses are authorised and coded correctly, including staff expenses.
  • Prepare supplier and staff expenses payments in line with payment policies.
  • Input all cash transactions and maintain files of cash receipts and payments vouchers.
  • Record and administer use of company credit.
  • Prepare and maintain a detailed aged Creditors report for weekly analysis.


  • Undertake any training and professional development as and when required.
  • Undertake any other reasonable duties, commensurate with the job title, as may be determined by the Line Manager.

Person specification

Skills and experience


  • Relevant accounting qualification(s), or the ability to demonstrate appropriate skills and knowledge. AAT or part qualified CIMA/ACCA
  • Successfully worked in a similar role, ideally in a similar busy environment.
  • Excellent numeracy skills & attention to detail.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good customer service skills.
  • Knowledge of the MS Office suite (particularly Word and Excel).
  • Experience of maintaining spreadsheets.


  • Some experience of Nestsuite
  • Some experience of designing spreadsheets.
  • Personal qualities:
  • Desire to make a difference.
  • Team player.
  • Flexible, and willing to work in the constantly changing environment of a growing start up business
  • Conscientious and responsible.
  • Ability to support and enthuse others and maintain a professional image.


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