Accounts Assistant

South West London, London
£28000 - £30000 per annum
16 May 2019
16 Jun 2019
Ore Ogunlana
Contract type
Part time

The client, a global shipping company that is based in South West London (Victoria), is looking for an Accounts Assistant to join their Accountancy team. The role has excellent progression prospects ad will give you the opportunity to work very closely with the Head of Finance and CFO.

Client Details

The client is a global shipping company, that specialise in the transportation of precious cargo across the world. They have offices spread across the world and have a very large fleet of advanced ships. They are looking for someone to join their team, and work very closely with the Head of Finance as an Accounts Assistant.


The successful Accounts Assistant will be:

  • Managing the Accounts Payable function for the "bunker suppliers"
  • Managing the Accounts Receivable function for the fleet of ships
  • Checking over the coding of AP and AR invoices (low volume, high value)
  • Liaising with suppliers
  • Chasing the aged debtor report
  • Maintaining relationships with the ship brokers
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Cash management
  • Daily cash-sheet production
  • Non-accounts payable cash postings
  • Journal postings
  • Ad Hoc tasks


The successful Accounts Assistant will:

  • Have good communication skills
  • Be confident
  • Social
  • Be a problem solver
  • Be switched on
  • Articulate
  • Ideally studying their ACCA/CIMA or AAT qualified
  • Good Excel skills (Pivot Tables, Vlookups, Summifs)
  • Transnational experience (especially in AR, but ideally both)
  • SUN experience is desirable

Job Offer

  • £28,000 - £30,000
  • Additional benefits
  • 25 days holiday
  • Study Support

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