Accounts Assistant

Permanent | Southampton, ENGLAND | 10 months | Deadline: 14 Oct 2017
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Old Mutual Wealth

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Job Description

Old Mutual Wealth
Type of Contract
Closing Date
14 October 2017

Job Description

Accounts Assistant


Southampton, Hampshire

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an Accounts Assistant to join our fast-paced Finance function located within our Southampton office.

We are looking for an Accounts Assistant to work as a key member of the Accounts Payable team, carrying out core business as usual tasks, such as processing and payment of supplier invoices, administering the staff expenses system, cleansing and utilising data from the e_procurement solution, monitoring and reconciling bank accounts, maintaining the fixed assets register, and various other administration.

This position plays a pivotal role in the Accounts function. This will provide the successful candidate with fantastic exposure across Old Mutual Wealth as a whole.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing supplier-business relationships.
  • Processing and/or querying supplier invoices.
  • Matching purchase orders to receipts and invoices.
  • Reconciling supplier statements against invoices received/paid.
  • Preparing and reconciling the report for BACS payment runs.
  • Preparing paperwork for cross-border and same-day payments (TT’s and CHAPS).
  • Cleansing and preparing data held within the e_procurement solution in order to produce relevant and accurate accrual information.
  • Administering the staff expenses system; including acting as first line support in responding to queries, setting up new users, journaling spend into the ledger, making payment, reconciliation.
  • Administering the corporate card program; including tracking transactions, producing exception reports, responding to queries.
  • Monitoring and coding all transactions on the Old Mutual Wealth disbursements bank account.
  • Maintaining the fixed assets register; including journaling assets onto the ledger, running depreciation on a monthly basis, and reconciling all accounts.
  • Creating AR invoices on a monthly basis, acting as credit controller, and allocating payments once received.
  • Ensuring all processes fall in line with company policies and controls, relevant approvals are sought, and all work is cross-checked.
  • Completing other supporting administration work as necessary.

Qualifications required:

Essential – Experience within a Finance or Financial Services environment.

Essential – Competent in the use of MS particularly Excel.

Desirable – Experience of accounting & banking packages (JDE One World, Perfect Commerce, Bank Rec, Payments systems).

Ability to build and maintain positive working relationships.

Good communication skills.

Good time management skills with the ability to flex to changes in demands and priority.

Experience required:

Working knowledge of MS Office products especially Excel/Knowledge.

Strong Communications and Interpersonal Skills.

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