Accounts Assistant Apprentice - South London

Salary: £150/week + travel costs
Location: London, Nunhead, Peckham
Start date: ASAP
Sectors: Accountancy, Banking & Finance

POSITION OVERVIEW:


This role would suit an organised and tenacious individual, with a keen attention to detail. They need to enjoy numbers but not necessarily have worked with them before. Training on the accounting software will be given.


MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


• Printing and collating timesheets and purchase invoices, from email attachments.


• Checking that time charged on invoice agrees to time authorised on timesheet.


• Advising Finance Manager of any mismatches and following up if required.


• Inputting authorised time on to Master Contractor sheet.


• Processing purchase invoices on Xero accounting software.


• Processing sales invoices on Xero using authorised timesheets. Ensuring correct purchase order numbers are used and submitting for authorisation by Finance Manager.


• Forwarding sales invoices by post or email to client.


• Filing both purchase and sales invoices and bank statements.


• Other ad hoc accounting duties to assist Finance Manager, may include allocating cash payments and receipts on Xero.


KEY CANDIDATE ATTRIBUTES:


• Keen and willing to learn


• Team player


• Excellent attention to detail, ability to follow instructions


• Hard-working


REQUIRED:


• Excellent written and verbal communication skills


• Skills in problem solving, organisation and planning


• IT Literate; proficient with Microsoft office applications proficiency, especially Word & Excel


• 5 GCSE's at grade A* to C


• Ability to prioritise


DESIRED:


• Experience working in an office/ business environment


• Someone who has a passion or at least an interest in the industry


• A Levels / AS Levels


BENEFITS AND OTHER INFORMATION:


Expenses: Reimbursed expenses, as authorised by line manager


Annual Leave: 20 days plus Bank Holidays



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