Accounts Assistant - £15.66ph Plus Hol Pay – London

  • Job Reference: 00000469-1
  • Date Posted: 23 June 2022
  • Recruiter: Gray & Associates
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £15.66 Per Hour
  • Sector: Higher Education & Charity, Office & Professional
  • Job Type: Contract, Temporary
  • Contact: Amani Choudhury
  • Email:

Job Description

Accounts Assistant - £15.66ph Plus Hol Pay – London 

Start: 11th July 2022

Duration: 6 months



  • Assist with the production of monthly management accounting reports, including the preparation of reporting data from the system, Axiom EPM and monitoring departmental account balances.
  • Support administration of the staff recruitment approval process across the departments.
  • Provide general administration associated with this process such as recording approved posts in the staff approvals spreadsheet and working with departments to approve new posts and changes in MyHR.
  • Monitor requests in MyHR and authorise new contracts in the MyHR system after having checked these posts have been approved in line with the recruitment process, liaising with others as appropriate.
  • Raise sales invoices and process sales ledger journals with accuracy of preparation and an understanding of VAT issues.
  • Process journals for allocations, internal transfers, accruals, prepayments, deferrals, error corrections and maintaining a systematic/ organised process with clear backing documentation for audit trail.
  • Provide assistance with routine budget and accounting adjustments (preparation of journals) required at period end.
  • Responsible for investigating, monitoring and clearing suspense transactions to the correct cost centre within month end deadlines.
  • Manage the accounts code log process, reviewing requests for accuracy and in line with activity, approving within service standards.
  • Administer the general inbox, responding to finance queries.
  • Support the Management Accountant/Business Partner, Finance Manager and Head of Finance on project work as required.
  • Maintain key member records in MyFinance for access to project codes.



  • Experience of reconciliation and data analysis.
  • Experience of working in a financial environment.
  • Experience of working in a large and complex organisation.
  • Strong organisational skills.
  • High level of oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent IT skills.
  • Ability to take independent ownership of tasks.


Gray & Associates is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.