Trainee Accounts Assistant

  • Job Reference: 4885
  • Date Posted: 5 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Arlington Resource Management
  • Location: Ilford, London
  • Salary: £24,000 to £26,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: benefits
  • Sector: Assistant Accountant, Accounts Assistant
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Epping / Ilford / Essex / East London borders - our client is an exceptional growing £20m Fashion company - ecommerce and wholesale - with an impressive success story.

This trainee Accounts Assistant role is an excellent opportunity to begin a career in Accounts - the company is seeking a bright candidate to join its Accounts department to be an Accounts Assistant and work closely with - and learn from - the Assistant Accountant and Finance Director.

This Accounts Assistant role will include:

Purchase Ledger / Accounts Payable work:

  • Processing supplier invoices and expenses on Excel
  • Ensure correct filing of hard copies of supplier invoices
  • Seek authorisation and draft the related payment runs

Sales Ledger/Accounts Receivable work:

  • Process sales invoices and credit notes on the sales ledger and send to customers
  • Process payments received from customers and assist with the reconciliation
  • Assist with the approval of debit note process and assist in with invoice factoring
  • Produce and circulate weekly aged debtor report
  • Assist Business Managers with the collection of debt as required
  • Assist Business Managers with production of monthly sales data

Treasury/Banking work:

  • Maintain manual Cashbook for all GBP and USD bank accounts
  • Prepare monthly reconciliations for all bank accounts

This Accounts Assistant role is an excellent opportunity to begin a career in Accounts - ideally you will have some knowledge or experience already in Accounts either from studies or work experience.

Strong Excel skills are essential together with a very positive work attitude and a desire to learn. The role will be 5 days in the office so that you can learn from the Assistant Accountant and Finance Director (Essex / East London near Epping). If you show progress, the company can support you in the future with AAT / ACCA / CIMA studies.