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Junior Accountant / Finance Assistant

Job Title: Junior Accountant / Finance Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Industry:
Salary: Up to GBP 28K per annum
Start Date: 16 Jul 2020
Reference: en-32064
Contact Name: Mitsuo Sawai
Contact Email: Mitsuo.Sawai@jac-recruitment.com
Job Published: July 16, 2020 10:21

Job Description

Title 

 

Japanese Speaking Junior Accountant / Finance Assistant

 

Salary

 

Up to  £28,000 per annum

 

Job profile

 

A Japanese global Culture Home are looking for a Junior Accountant / Finance Assistant.

 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

KEY DUTIES

·         Undertake clerical duties e.g. filing, etc.

·         Process all invoices in a timely manner with great attention to detail

·         Ensure proper escalation, prioritisation, and remediation of issues so no backlogs occur

·         Ensuring all invoices are approved in accordance with our internal processes

·         Preparation and review of payment runs as required

·         Reconcile supplier accounts and review all supplier statements

·         Liaise with suppliers and project managers to resolve issues

·         Working as part of a team to assist with the raising of sales invoices

·         Assist with the month-end close including processing of accounting journals and reconciliations (inc. bank) as required

·         Assistance with ad hoc finance projects as they arise

·         Deal with ad hoc queries as necessary

 

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

·         Holders of a finance-related bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited college or university is preferred

·         At least one year of experience in a finance or accounts-based role

 

CAPABILITIES

·         Excellent written and spoken English, proficient to high business language standard

·         Japanese language skills are advantageous

·         Excellent excel skills including pivot tables and vlookup.

·         Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively

·         Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

·         Excellent time management skills, including ability to prioritise and work to strict deadlines

·         Proactive, self-starter attitude; helping to improve processes and reduce likelihood of errors

 

Location

 

London

 

Hours

 

Mon – Friday 0900am – 0500pm

 

 

Visa

 

Eligible to work in the UK without any restriction

 

About our client

 

 Japanese global culture home

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