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Job Vacancy: Accounts Assistant

We're looking for an Accounts Assistant to join our busy team. This hands-on role offers the opportunity to acquire practical accountancy skills. 

We're looking for an Accounts Assistant to join our busy team. This hands-on role offers the opportunity to acquire practical accountancy skills. 

Accounts Assistant
Location London
Salary £24-28k
Closes 15 Mar 2024

The Company 

Founded in 2001, based in Hammersmith Outsourced Events Ltd is a multi-award winning end-to-end event management provider to the IT and professional services industries, as well as the Association and not-for-profit sectors. Working globally across more than 50 clients and running upwards of 250 events a year, our projects focus on conferences, exhibitions and roadshows targeting decision makers within large organisations or membership bodies. 

The Team

We take great pride in delivering the highest quality of service to our clients, and these relationships are crucial for the ongoing growth of Outsourced Events. Joining a growing team of 37 based in West London, you'll have the opportunity to work across various projects, gaining exposure to new experiences and learning fast on the job. In our high-energy, fast-moving environment, all transactions must be up-to-date for reporting at very short notice. The ability to learn quickly is essential, given the diverse projects we handle. 

Key roles and responsibilities:

This hands-on role offers the opportunity to acquire practical accountancy skills. 

  • Purchase ledger – entering invoices onto the finance system and taking responsibility for the ledger accuracy 
  • Multi-currency invoices 
  • Expenses administration – including credit cards and analysis 
  • Credit control for client projects 
  • Help with project reporting 
  • Ad hoc duties 

The above list is not intended to be exhaustive and you may be asked to take on additional duties at the discretion of your manager. 

Reporting structure 

You will report directly to the Finance Manager for day to day issues. 
 
Key qualities required:
Accountancy skills

  • Previous knowledge of Sage Line 50 or Intacct is desirable 
  • Proficient and confident with Excel and Microsoft Outlook 
    IT knowledgeable 

Personal skills: 

  • Excellent attention to detail and high degree of accuracy in all work 
  • Numerate 
  • Excellent time management and ability to meet deadlines 
  • Flexibility and ability to multi-task 
  • Very organised and structured; logical and analytical mind 
  • Strong communication skills 
  • Ability to work without heavy supervision 
  • Ability to take responsibility for ensuring deadlines are met 
  • Personable telephone manner 
  • The desire to learn new skills and really take ownership of the role that you are fulfilling 
  • Hard working and dedicated team player 
  • Good concentration – for an open-plan environment 
  • Fluency in another language would also be beneficial but not essential

Outsourced Events’ Benefits 

  • Office based role with the opportunity to work from home, as required 
  • Team activities including residential 2-day company meet up, summer BBQ, monthly all-team meet-ups, organised social activities 
  • Working with our Head of Learning & Development to enhance your skills and find opportunities for career progression and promotion 
  • 25 days annual leave including three days for the week-long office closure at Christmas 
  • Birthday day off 
  • Pension and bonus scheme 
  • Complimentary access to office gym 
  • Enhanced maternity / paternity packages available 

Salary 
£24-28k per annum dependent upon experience.

How to Apply

Please email your CV alongside a cover email outlining why you think you would be the perfect fit for our team to joinus@outsourcedevents.com with “Accounts Assistant” in the subject line, or complete this form. Please note, due to the high number of applications we receive we may not be able to respond to every candidate.

 

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Please complete the form below as fully as possible and if you're successful we'll be in touch in due course to arrange an initial conversation. Please note, due to the high number of applications we receive we are unable to respond to every candidate.