A leading publishing company based in Central London is looking for an Accounts Assistant to join on a permanent basis. This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking for a supportive company offering career progression and development as you complete stages of your accounting qualification.
Key responsibilities will include:
– Raising invoices / credit notes
– Processing incoming invoices
– Bank reconciliations
– First point of contact for any queries and resolving disputes
This is a fantastic opportunity that will suit a graduate with at least 6 months experience in finance. You will need to be confident, articulate, keen to pursue a career in accountancy and work well with others. This is an urgent role so please apply as soon as possible!
Accounts Assistant (Ref: SPR/AA/ND)
End date for applications:
Company and position overview
Springer, a global STM publishing leader, is looking for an Accounts Assistant to join their Finance Team based in Central London. This is a great opening for an individual who is looking to work in a progressive finance function and within a collaborative team. This will be a fantastic opportunity to learn about the core parts of finance and how the function works. You will interact with all the different UK Springer businesses and provide support in core areas including customer invoicing and billing queries, supplier invoices, supplier payments, and employee travel floats and expense claim submissions.
Raising Sales Ledger invoices/credit notes and responding to customers (either direct or working with Customer Services) for financial queries
Scanning purchase ledger invoices and maintaining the AP workflow process to ensure coding, approval and payments take place on time.
Responding to supplier queries
Issuing and reconciling Petty Cash and assisting with the management of the Corporate Credit Cards and Open Cash Floats claims
Supporting employees with cash floats, expense claims and invoice payments issues
Assisting with other finance and administrative duties
Working with colleagues from all areas and levels of the business
Educated to degree level or equivalent experience
Previous experience in a finance/administration environment
A proven interest in Finance
Excellent organisation skills
Excellent communication skills
Be customer focussed and service driven
Excellent prioritisation skills, attention to details and ability to work to tight deadlines
Highly computer literate (eg: Outlook, MS Excel, Windows etc)
Experience of SAP accounting software
Previous sales and purchase ledger experience
Please send your CV and covering letter, stating salary expectations and quoting the job reference (SPR/AA/ND) to: .
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Springer offers a competitive salary and benefits package including 25 days holiday plus bank holidays , contributory pension scheme , life assurance , discounted gym membership , cycle to work scheme, childcare vouchers, Give As You Earn Scheme, Volunteering scheme and an employee support programme.