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Accounts Assistant -Fashion Retailer

Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
REF: 4533_1701797925
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Job Description

This is a fantastic opportunity for an Accounts Assistant to join a small but very friendly Finance team. You will be part of a growing fashion brand who have a physical presence on the high street as well as online.

To be considered for this position you will have previous experience as an Accounts Assistant, or working in Sales Ledger or Purchase Ledger.

Main Responsibilities Will Include:

* Running weekly sales reports and posting sales invoices to Sage 50
* Cash reconciliations and resolving discrepancies, including shop cash receipts
* Tracking and recording all incoming payments from customers
* Following up on unpaid invoices and late payments
* Generating and sending invoices to customers
* Credit control, as required on the sales ledger
* Posting and coding purchase multi-currency ( GBP, USD and EURO) invoices to Sage
* Posting and coding credit card statements to Sage
* Posting and coding monthly staff expenses
* Maintain and post monthly petty cash
* Maintain sales and purchase ledger
* Setting up weekly, monthly and ad-hoc multi-currency ( GBP, USD and EURO) payment runs
* Assist with the weekly cashflow and monthly reporting
* Distribution of supplier invoices for authorisation to the relevant departments
* Prepare weekly & monthly supplier statement reconciliations
* First point of contact for supplier queries, logging and reporting any queries in a timely manner
* Prepare weekly & monthly supplier reconciliations

Person Specifications:

* 2 to 3 years in an AP role, or equivalent study
* Intermediate user of MS Excel
* Excellent attention to detail with high levels of accuracy
* Resilient and able to work at pace
* Demonstrable working knowledge of Sage 50
* Analytical and organised
* Enjoys working in flat, informal structures
* Able to confidently communicate across all levels, including Director