Accounts Assistant - 4 day a week 30 hours - French language skills a bonus

Job Title: Accounts Assistant - 4 day a week 30 hours - French language skills a bonus
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South West London
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000
Start Date: ASAP
REF: Accounts Assistant - 4 day a week 30 hours - French language skills a bonus
Contact Name: Sean Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: 18 days ago

Job Description

Dynamic, fast paced company with on-site parking are recruiting an accounts assistant due to consistent growth. The role would suit a motivated, individual looking to work as part of a small friendly team. The company is a major manufacturer of communication equipment with a well-established, global reputation. The accounts assistant will report to the financial accountants and finance director and will assist in the running of routine accounts duties as outlined below primarily to support the growth of the company’s international ventures and inter-company account management. This is a temp to permanent, part time 30 hours per week role.

Job Summary:

  • Intercompany Office Support - The parent company, based in the UK supports 3 subsidiaries in various stages of development, all three require accounts and processing support.
  • Purchase ledger - Input purchase invoices, validate invoices against items or services received & process payment runs to suppliers for Australian and French Subsidiaries
  • Employee expenses - Process employee expense reports, credit card receipts and travel advances for Australian and French Subsidiaries
  • Credit Control maintain accounts receivables, submit monthly customer statements and follow up overdue accounts for Australian and French Subsidiaries
  • Administration - minute and note taking, keeping filing systems and support in record keeping
  • Other -Assist the Financial Accountants and Finance Director with any other duties as required, Liaise with customers and suppliers to assist with queries as they arise


  • Excellent attention to detail, methodical approach to work and ability to accurately enter data
  • Great organizational skills with the ability to manage several matters simultaneously and work to deadlines
  • Good computer literacy and confident working with numbers
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • An honest and discreet attitude when dealing with company accounts
  • French language skills desirable
  • Experience working with SAP Business One or similar ERP systems desirable
  • Basic Accounting qualification desirable

Salary £25,000 to £30,000

Please send your CV through to or give me a call on 020 8246 4877.