Accounting Assistant

Advertised on : 09 Jan 2018 | Closing date : 09 Apr 2018

  Job Reference : 09771

Japanese-speaking Accounting Assistant/Bookkeeper



£25,000 to £30,000 per annum depending on experience


Contract Type

Full-time permanent



City of London


Company Profile

Property Company


Main Responsibilities

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.


Candidate Requirements

·            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


Starting Date




Candidates must have full eligibility to work in the UK as no VISA sponsorship can be provided.


Functional Areas : Accounting & Finance / Legal;Accounts Assistant
Type of Employment : Permanent
Work Location : (London)
Salary Description : £25,000 to £30,000

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