Accounts Assistant – Stansted

Stansted, UK

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Job Purpose

  • Manage processing of purchase invoices (incl. obtaining approvals, setting up suppliers in finance system, filing)
  • Manage and respond to queries from suppliers
  • Process supplier payments in the bank
  • Manage purchase requests process and issue purchase orders
  • Full ownership of AP ledger (with reconciliation of statements, covenant around aging, audit queries etc)
  • Liaising with Procurement staff to provide best support to the business.
  • Covering AP mailbox
  • Bank allocations & bank reconciliations
  • Ad-hoc support with other tasks in finance team

Job Accountabilities

  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Team Player
  • Basic understanding of accounting principles and practices
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of relevant financial regulations and compliance standards is a plus.
  • Good organisational skills
  • Ability to work in fast paced environment
  • Pro-active approach
  • Initiative to identify potential efficiencies in current processes and implement positive changes

What You Bring

  • O level or GCSE A-C standard grades
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field (preferred but not mandatory).
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics NAV (preferred but not mandatory)

Operating Environment

  • The role is based at our Stansted office
  • The normal working day is between 08:30 and 17:00 on Monday to Thursday and between 08:30 and 14:30 on Friday
  • 30 minutes is provided for lunch.

What We Offer

  • 7% employer contribution to pension
  • Private BUPA Dental
  • EAP Programme
  • Employee referral programmes with £1,000 reward (once passed probation)
  • 25 days annual leave per annum
  • Potential study support for the right candidate
To apply for this role, please click the link and upload the following:
  • a copy of your CV
  • a copy of your passport

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