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Accounts Assistant

Location: HOUNSLOW, MIDDLESEX, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 22,000.00-25,000.00 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum, inc Benefits
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: FULL TIME Applications: 2
Posted: 9 months ago Reference: X3-167439

My client in the aviation/operations industry are looking to recruit an Accounts Assistant (Purchase Ledger Clerk) to assist them with extra workload for a period of 3 months. 

Main purpose of the job:
To ensure a cost effective management controlling and booking invoices accurately and on time.

Main responsibilities will entail: 

 Control and book invoices in real time 
 Once subcontractors’ invoices are posted, to ensure work orders are moved to the correct status to help manage WIP level and billing
 Ensure all related purchase orders are cleared from ELC, in-house system, when necessary
 Participate with month end closure
 Generate and maintain a weekly overview of expenditures per supplier and site
 Prepare payments and payment reports
 Efficiently respond to customer and supplier queries within a timely manner
 Ad hoc duties within your capabilities

Key Knowledge and skills required:
 Strong understanding of accounting procedures
 Good organisational skills.
 Excellent Excel skills and Numerate, analytical

 Ability to deal effectively with people at different levels
 Good team player, willing to listen and take new ideas on board
 Have a ‘Can Do’ attitude - good at making things work and get the job done
 Professional, proactive approach.
 Ability to quickly assess and resolve problems
 Flexible and adaptable and Self-motivator

 AAT qualified or studying towards an accounting qualification (essential)

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