Accounts Assistant - Beckton , London

Andrea Groom-Shorter
Date Posted
05 Oct 2023
Work Type
Full Time

Our client is a long established manufacturing business based in Beckton, London. They are looking for an Accounts Assistant to join their team. This role will support the head of accounts in managing all aspects of the Company’s finances and will ensure compliance with financial and other regularly requirements. This is an office based role and a great opportunity for a school leaver or graduate to start a career in accounting.

  • Supporting the Head of Accounts in managing all aspects of the Accounts
  • Assisting the Head of Accounts to liaise with different departments in the Company, and collecting and co-ordinating information and planning to achieve goals and deadlines.
  • Assisting with the organisation of shipments and controlling shipments of product throughout the world.
  • Helping the Head of Accounts with ensuring complete and accurate records are kept and maintained to ensure a robust audit trail and to comply with financial and regularly requirements.
  • Daily reconciliation of the cash position
  • Purchase ledger work 
  • Stock Control - Running internal stock movements on a daily/weekly basis
  • Answering accounts queries via emails and phone calls
  • Processing and assisting with storage charges and statements
  • Providing valuations to private and trade accounts upon request
  • Attending weekly meetings with Accounts Team

  • AAT studier would be an advantage 
  • A levels and/or a degree would be an advantage
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Able to work as a team and prioritise own workload
  • Ability to working to deadlines and work under pressure
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Effective communication skills 
  • Experience with dealing with customers in person, email and phone
  • Sage experience (optional)
  • Commodities experience (optional)

   This Vacancy
Ref: 2621
Role: Accounts Assistant
Location: Beckton , London