My international Client requires an experienced Accounts Payable/Finance Assistant to join their team.

As a Finance Assistant, you will work closely with the Financial Controller and other finance team members in core financial and administrative areas.

The bulk of the work will focus on:

  • Accounts Payable
  • This role will be involved in a number of aspects of the accounts payable process, including processing invoices and obtaining electronic approvals, following up on purchase order issues, and responding to enquires for accounts payable. Working closely with the AP supervisor to ensure suppliers are paid on time in line with the agreed payment terms.

  • Royalty statements
  • Sending monthly and quarterly royalty statements electronically, creating and sending payment breakdowns, and communicating with partners to resolve follow-up queries.

  • VAT and other tax
  • This role will prepare the information required to file VAT and other indirect tax returns in the UK, EU, and other jurisdictions as required, ready for review and submission by the Financial Controller and/or company Tax teams.

    This role will also be required to prepare the supporting information for the annual PSA return.

  • Month-end and accounting tasks
  • Assist with month-end reporting. This will involve a number of different tasks and will include the following:

  • Prepare revenue journals, including reconciliation of credit card receipts from payment processors
  • Preparation of bank reconciliations; posting of ad hoc transactions; posting of transactions relating to corporate credit card
  • Petty cash accounting and reporting
  • Ensure AP invoices received in the month are booked accurately on the system and by the month-end close deadline
  • Posting release of prepayments
  • Posting entries to the fixed asset ledger
  • Posting inter-company transactions and reconciling with other group companies
  • Preparing and posting customer care accruals and reversals
  • Reconcile foreign VAT accruals
  • Prepare various balance sheet reconciliations for review by the Financial Controller
  • Upload Balance Sheet reconciliation on the central system by the required deadline
  • Prepare monthly reconciliation between financial systems for review by the Financial Controller
  • Other ad hoc month-end activities as required
  • Ad Hoc Tasks and Projects

    There are a number of ad hoc tasks that come up within the finance department and this role will be involved in helping on any projects that arise.

    Basic Qualifications:

  • Highly numerate
  • Able to work to tight deadlines
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving ability
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Strong organization, communication, and ownership of the task
  • Fluency in English (written and spoken)
  • Workday experience is preferred however not essential
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree in accounting / finance / mathematics / science / business
  • Some experience in finance would be beneficial
  • Interested? Please Apply

    Hybrid Working

    Parkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.