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Accounts Assistant

A busy general building company is seeking a strong candidate for a full-time varied role within their office in Woolwich.

Main duties:

  • To assist the company accountant with all aspects of the financial management of the company, to include:-
  • Management of the purchase ledger – entering/importing supplier invoices onto the Accounts system; monitoring supplier balances to ensure that invoices are approved;  advising the Accountant of upcoming payments;  setting up trade accounts with new suppliers.
  • Assisting with the Sales ledger – production of sales invoices to customers; helping to monitor Debtors and chasing in money where required.
  • Management of the subcontractors which entails dealing with their induction papers, processing weekly wages through to payment;  production of the monthly CIS returns and statements to subcontractors.
  • Management of the company credit cards, through to reconciliation of the monthly statements.
  • Assisting with the company bank reconciliations.
  • Assisting with the management of the weekly cashflow.

There will also be some clerical duties to include, but not limited to:

  • Answering the phone.
  • Ordering items for the office when needed.
  • Ensuring that office equipment is working – telephones, photocopiers etc.

Candidate must have:

  • Experience on Sage Line 50 or a similar Accounting package, is essential.
  • Knowledge of the building industry in terms of CIS taxation and Reverse charge VAT.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Self-motivation. This role is largely unsupervised and requires the person to work independently, but to seek the appropriate help where needed.
  • Good communication skills and an outgoing personality.

Job specifics:

  • 40 hour working week. Start time can be between 7 and 8 am and finish time between 4pm and 5pm.
  • Always office based.

Please direct your CV & Cover Letter to info@hennyltd.co.uk