Accounts Assistant Italian speaking

  • Full Time
  • London

Job Title: Account assistant Italian speaking 

Location: central London

Salary: £27.000-30.000. Permanent and full-time contract.  

We are looking for a pro-active account assistant to join our client’s  Finance department in an international, dynamic, and fast changing environment. The candidate needs to be autonomous, flexible and focused on quality and delivery.

This position will report to the Finance Manager and will interact closely with various departments across the Company.

Key Responsibilities

  • Purchase invoices processing (PO / non PO), ensuring necessary approvals are obtained
  • Expenses and credit card reconciliation and book-keeping
  • Timely confirmation/reconciliation of statements of accounts with our suppliers
  • Vendor cards creation and maintenance
  • Ageing reports preparation and payments proposal
  • Bank entries book-keeping
  • Ensuring vendors and customers accounts are updated and payments applied
  • Month-end closing activities
  • Credit control and customers reconciliation
  • Answering accounting related queries from suppliers and customers, and maintain good internal and external relationships
  • Providing accurate explanations and suggesting improvements to the management
  • Ad hoc projects/requests

Skills, Qualifications and Experience

Must Have:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience working within a Finance/Accounting team
  • Experience in a SME and international business
  • Multiple companies book-keeping experience
  • Stock invoices processing
  • Multitasking and open to additional responsibilities
  • Ability to pay attention to details and focus on accuracy on a significant volume of invoices
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Proactivity and problem-solving attitude
  • Ability to work independently, demonstrate initiative and exercise judgment
  • Respect of strict deadlines and processes
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Paperless organization

Additional desired:

  • Microsoft Navision/Business Central experience
  • Good communication skills
  • International VAT understanding
  • Luxury sector and/or production experience is a plus
  • Italian/French language

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