Accounting Assistant

Advertised on : 18 Feb 2019 | Closing date : 19 May 2019

  Job Reference : 10506

Accounting Assistant

Contract Type


Job profile

A brilliant opportunity has arisen to work with one of our clients who is a global leader in the IT Industry. They are offering a great opportunity to move forward into their team as an Accounts Assistant.

Main responsibilities

You will be expected to take responsibility for the company's day-to-day finance operations, working with the Finance Officer. You will ensure timely and accurate reporting and book-keeping and will provide other financial and administrative support when necessary.

  • Accounts payable/receivable for UK and group offices in Europe
  • Maintaining staff petty cash and company expense accounts
  • Deal with supplier queries and maintain customer account information
  • Reconciliations (supplier/bank) and overdue debt management
  • Assistance with admin and reception duties (e.g. purchase orders, courier support etc)
  • Other ad-hoc responsibilities may be added from time to time

Required Experience/Qualifications/Traits

  • At least 1 year of experience in accounting-related or admin-related roles
  • Working experience of Sage or similar systems will be a strong benefit
  • Experience of working in a Japanese company, understanding of Japanese corporate culture a strong bonus
  • Good PC skills, strong user of Office software (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Attentive to detail and calm under pressure
  • Self-starter with an ability to multitask and get the job done
  • Strong communication skills


City Of London


Up to £25,000 p.a.

Working Hours

Typically Monday - Friday, 8:30am to 5pm

Paid overtime (if required)

About our client

A well-known Japanese IT company. Company name and other details are kept confidential and will be provided to successful applicants.


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

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