Accounts Assistant

Job Title: Accounts Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: Negotiable
REF: MREAA_1546621718
Contact Name: Greg Mckenzie
Contact Email:
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

To support the Cash Management Function and Accounts Payable function in one of the world's largest reinsurance companies. This is a newly created role for Post-Brexit and we are looking to employ a proactive individual who is keen to learn and progress.

Key responsibilities:

  • Expense processing and administration with efficiency, accuracy and adhering to company policies.
  • Invoice processing and administration with efficiency, accuracy and adhering to company policies
  • Process payments with efficiency, accuracy and adhering to company policies
  • Monitor bank accounts and liquidity levels
  • Daily and weekly liquidity forecasting
  • Effective communication between group companies and investment managers.
  • Control and reconcile balance sheet accounts, incl. vendors and bank
  • Reconcile vendor statements
  • Provide excellent customer service to the Company's clients.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the year-end audit, ensuring auditors are provided with sufficient information as requested and answering questions as they arise.
  • Assist with administrative tasks of the team.
  • Recharging and issuing customer invoices per agreements

Key Skills and Experience


  • Microsoft excel and word: intermediate level
  • Customer service
  • Proven use of online banking tools.
  • Experience in Cash Management & Accounts Payable for a similar sized & complex organisation.
  • Experience of applying the correct VAT treatment on transactions
  • Working knowledge and experience of SAP (in particular GT and SAP BW).
  • Experience of working within a quality focused team
  • Proven use of online banking tools.
  • Demonstrable good performance in a similar sized organisation.


  • Previous roles in a Shared Service function
  • Commenced further qualification
  • Projects experience

Qualifications and Educational Requirements:

  • At least full member of AAT or other equivalent finance recognised qualification

Personal Attributes:

  • Client focused.
  • Self-motivated, reliable and confident.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Able to work effectively as a member of the team as well as independently
  • Take responsibility and ownership