Assistant Accountant – Accounts payable

Recruiter
Coin Street
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£24,000 - £26,000 & excellent benefits
Posted
17 Oct 2018
Closes
01 Nov 2018
Seniority Level
Assistant
Contract Type
Full time, Permanent

Coin Street Community Builders (CSCB) is a social enterprise and our aim is to create an inspirational neighbourhood. CSCB has transformed a largely derelict 13-acre site into a thriving mixed-use neighbourhood by creating new co-operative homes; shops, galleries, restaurants, cafes and bars; a park and riverside walkway; sports facilities; by organising festivals and events; and by providing childcare, family support, learning, and enterprise support programmes. Income is generated from a variety of sources including the hire of retail and catering spaces, event spaces, meeting room spaces and conference venue spaces as well as the provision of consultancy services.

The Assistant Accountant for Accounts payable is responsible for processing all supplier invoices accurately and on time with prompt supplier payments to ensure accurate monthly management accounts and a continuing relationship with suppliers.

Our revenue streams include generating income from conferences and commercial activities, so we are looking for someone with a commercial mindset who can understand the complexities of diverse business streams and deal with complex financial issues. This includes partial VAT and commercial and exempt transactions. The successful candidate will have proven experience of dealing with high volumes invoices and process approximately between 250 and 350 invoices per month. They will ensure invoices are processed in the correct way and not be afraid to challenge if financial procedures have not been followed by customers.  We are looking for someone who will be proactive in chasing customers to ensure there are no delays in invoices being processed in a timely manner. 

With around 85 employees, we’re small and nimble but we have big ambitions and are always exploring and developing new ways to make our offices a great place to work. In return for your hard work as well as a competitive salary you can enjoy a range of benefits including our cycle-to-work scheme, free gym membership, 27 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays (pro-rated for part-time employees) a generous pension scheme and much much more.

Please apply for the role via our website.  Application process is a completed application form available on our website as well as an up to date CV to be submitted to recruitment@coinstreet.org.

Please note we reserve the right to close the application process early if we receive enough applications, so we encourage you to apply early.

Closing date is 9am on Thursday 1 November 2018. Interview date is Wednesday 7 November 2018.

Coin Street Community Builders strives to be an equal opportunities organisation and all staff are expected to share this commitment.

Our values are:

Creative: By looking for solutions rather than problems I will find better ways of doing things

Collaborative: By respecting the views of others we will learn, grow and achieve more together

Committed: I do what I say I am going to do and do the best job I can.

The 3 Cs are lived by all staff at CSCB. You will be expected to demonstrate your understanding of the behaviours associated with these values during the recruitment process