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      Accounts Payable Assistant

      Luke Rogers
      Luke Rogers

      Principal Consultant

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      Salary:

      £27000 - £30000

      Location:

      London

      Contract Type:

      Fixed Term Contract

      Seeking your first step into finance, or looking to build upon your current experience within an established construction company?

      We are working with a leading construction company specialising in Real Estate development. With a dedication to excellence and a commitment to delivering high-quality projects, the company has established itself as a trusted name in the industry. As they continue to grow, we are working with them to seek a detail-oriented and enthusiastic Accounts Payable Assistant to join the finance team.

      The role will offer full, on-the-job training within the industry and will help someone to kick-start their career within the finance field. You must be interested and dedicated to starting a career in finance.

      Duties:

      1. Invoice Processing: Receive, review, and process invoices accurately and timely while ensuring proper documentation and authorization.
      2. Vendor Management: Maintain relationships with vendors, resolve discrepancies, and communicate effectively to ensure timely payments.
      3. CIS Compliance: Ensure compliance with Construction Industry Scheme regulations, including verification of subcontractors, deduction of CIS tax, and submission of CIS returns.
      4. Payment Processing: Prepare and process payments via check, ACH, or electronic transfer, and reconcile accounts payable transactions.
      5. Expense Reports: Review and process employee expense reports, ensuring adherence to company policies and procedures.
      6. Month-End Closing: Assist in month-end closing activities, including account reconciliation and preparation of financial reports.
      7. Documentation and Filing: Maintain accurate records of invoices, payments, and related documentation, ensuring compliance with audit requirements.
      8. Process Improvement: Identify opportunities for process improvements and efficiency gains within the accounts payable function.
      9. Ad Hoc Projects: Assist with special projects and other duties as assigned by the Finance Manager or Controller.

      Qualifications:

      • Studying AAT or graduated in an accounting-related degree.
      • An understanding of accounting principles and practices.
      • Proficiency in accounting software (e.g., QuickBooks, SAP) and Microsoft Excel.
      • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy in data entry.
      • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage multiple deadlines effectively.
      • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders.