Japanese-speaking Accounting Assistant/Bookkeeper
£25,000 to £30,000 per annum depending on experience
City of London
Reporting to the Line Manager, assisting with the running of Group of Companies Accounts Payable Department
· Accounts Payable:
o Receive new purchase order from in-house complete with quotation
o Create purchase order in Sage accounts
o Receive invoice from supplier and match the same with the correct purchase order and delivery note.
o Reconcile supplier statements against Sage records
o Perform regular audits to monitor accounts
o Research and resolve invoice discrepancies and issues directly with suppliers.
o Correspond with suppliers and respond to inquiries.
o Provide supporting documentation for audits.
· Cash & Bank:
o Receive petty cash vouchers on a daily basis:
o Apply VAT where relevant
o Reconcile petty cash account on Sage
o Reconcile bank accounts weekly
o Reconcile credit card statement monthly and report major issues to Line Manager/Director
· Payroll & CIS Wages
o Assist with the printing of weekly time sheets for the CIS personal.
o Populate the CIS excel based payroll computation schedule with the weekly hours.
o Ensure all time sheets are approved accordingly and are received on a timely basis.
o Ensure cheques/Chaps payments are correct prior to sending the excel schedules to the Internal Auditors for the preparation of the payroll. This will included the monthly payroll as well.
o Post/upload payroll journals to reflect in Sage accounting.
· Have business-level proficiency in English and Japanese
· Must be fully conversant with Sage Line 50 Accounts
· Have knowledge of excel based spreadsheets
· Be self-motivated
Candidates must have full eligibility to work in the UK as no VISA sponsorship can be provided.