Bookkeeper / Assistant Accountant
Location: Harrow , Middlesex
Part-time: 08:30 - 03:00 Mon. - Fri.
This position has been created to support the Snr. Accountant & Finance Director in the day to day running of the finance function.
Main Duties & Accountabilities:
" Responsible for maintaining the purchase ledger including matching, coding and oversee the posting of all invoices including sub-contractors.
" Ownership of the end-to-end supplier process including liaising with buying department, site managers and workshop to ensure only valid invoices are processed in line with company processes.
" Reconcile suppliers' statements to ensure all liabilities are recorded and paid in a timely manner.
" Preparation of supplier payment runs for review by the Snr. Accountant (Electronic cheque payments.)
" Raise customer invoices in accordance with the payment certs and ensure a timely collection of monies owed to company.
" Prepare aged debtor and creditor reports for review by the Snr. Accountant.
" Reconcile the control accounts and prepare other ad-hoc reconciliations on a weekly/monthly basis for review by the Snr. Accountant
" Maintain the Petty Cash Floats of the business.
" Support the Snr. Accountant with month and year-end processes, like accruals, prepayments, WIP.
" Provide team cover and other ad hoc duties as requested.
" Deliver a high level of customer service for both internal and external customers.
" Assist with the implementation of StruMis.
" Reconcile all bank accounts, petty cash and company credit cards.
" Reconcile all supplier and customer accounts.
" Preparing VAT returns, CIS returns and P32, and all associated processes relating to these functions and present to the Snr. Accountant within set deadlines.
Required skills, experience & knowledge
" 10 years' experience in a similar position
" Experience in dealing with high volume purchase ledger transaction
" Solid understanding of VAT, CIS and Double Entry
" Credit control experience
" Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
" Accruals, Prepayment, WIP, Fixed Assets and Balance Sheet reconciliations
" Experience of managing suppliers and customers expectations
" Ability to communicate at all levels within the business and external parties, in a concise and professional manner
" Ability to deliver to tight deadlines and being highly organised
" Excellent computer skills and knowledge of office software applications
" Has experience in problem solving and 'thinking on your feet'
" Advanced user of Sage Line 50 and Excel
" Desirable skills, experience & knowledge
" Experience in Construction Industry
" Experience working with Sage Payroll
" Experience implementing new software
This is a part-time role, Monday to Friday 08:30-03:00 with a half-hour unpaid lunch break. Rate is £12 - £14 per hour