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Accounts Assistant

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    London – Central

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    14.30 an hour

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    about 1 month ago

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    on going

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Accounts Assistant 
Our client is seeking an Accounts Assistant on a Temp basis; to start asap;  until this position is permanently filled.  £14.30 an hour. 

Who will you be working for?
Our Client is an innovative healthcare organisation located in Holborn; Hybrid working set up. 

What will you be doing?

The Accounts Assistant provides a finance support service to all College departments, with particular responsibility for processing income from events, examinations subscriptions and other College or trading activities.

Your responsibilities will include:
Purchase Ledger 
• Ensure Supplier contact and bank details are kept up to date on the Finance system
• Prepare and submit the College weekly BACS payment run
• Ensure adequate stocks of cheques are maintained

Sales Ledger 
• Record all payments received onto the Finance system and College database daily
• Prepare journals allocating income received to the appropriate account codes
• Collaborate with College departments to ensure that income is recorded correctly on
the College database, resolving queries in a timely manner
• Process credit card payments using the online payment system or mobile terminal
• Issue the mobile credit card terminal to College staff for external events, provide training, and ensure that procedures are followed
• Raise sales invoices on the Finance system
• Action all exam and event refunds and transfers as requested in accordance with College refund policies
• Action any other matters requested relating to the sales ledger

Cash Books
• Complete daily bank reconciliations and a weekly cash report for all College bank accounts
• Identify all transactions on the bank statements, resolve queries relating to transactions
• Deposit daily cheque and cash banking into the College bank account
• Review outstanding cheques payable on a regular basis and issue reminders
• Prepare bank transfers on the online banking system

You will need:
Demonstrable knowledge of basic accounting and bookkeeping principles
• Previous experience of administrative processes
• Aptitude for learning new processes and Finance systems
• Good written and verbal communication skills
• Educated to GCSE level, or equivalent with a A-C in Maths
• Experience of using Microsoft Office, in particular Excel and Outlook

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