Senior Accounts Payable & Receivable Assistant
£30000 - £40000 + Bonus + Benefits
Central London

The brokerage business offers a wide range of advisory and broking services for a growing number of companies. The brokerage business services include research, sales and execution, capital markets and corporate broking.

To support Head of Finance and working within a small team of four people, you will be responsible for the accounts payable and receivable function. Responsibilities will include:

Accounts Payable

  • Processing supplier invoices / credit notes, matching and coding correctly and preparing payment runs;
  • Liaising with the HR team for all invoices in relation to employee benefits, recruitment agency and training invoices; liaising with Office Manager for all invoices in relation to group shared services and reconcile inter-co recharge amount;
  • Maintaining fixed assets register and monthly depreciation journals;
  • Dealing with day to day internal and external queries;
  • Processing expenses and corporate credit card as well as cost recharges;
  • Administrator and be the point of contact for any technical queries relating to the Concur expense system;
  • Processing placing related transactions;
  • Withholding tax calculation for Madrid office;
  • Produce aged creditors analysis;
  • Identify process improvements and add value where there is potential to change process;

Accounts Receivable

  • Responsible for accounts receivable function - liaising with various teams to raise invoices promptly and chase for overdue invoices, including broker advisory fees, RSA/CSA fees, derivative commissions etc;
  • Handling clients' queries and investigating discrepancies;
  • Liaising with outsourced accounting firm in Madrid to ensure all invoices raised are reported in line with local tax requirement;
  • Produce aged debtors analysis;

Cash Management

  • Daily cash management to ensure good cashflow across various bank accounts;
  • Manage firm FX exposure and placing FX trades;


  • Bank reconciliations and month end journals;
  • Assist other team members with month end journal postings and other ad-hoc requests;
  • Assist with accounts opening / closing, change of mandate or other bank related duties;
  • Support the Head of Finance on any ad-hoc report / information requests;
  • Identify process improvements and add value where there is potential to change process;


  • 3+ years' experience in Accounts Payable / Receivable essential;
  • Strong Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills (VLOOKUPs, pivot tables);
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • High attention to detail level;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Navision (NAV) is desirable;
  • Knowledge of Concur expense system is desirable;
  • Enjoy working collaboratively as part of a small team and open and adaptable to change;
  • Numerate and methodical with exceptional attention to detail and accuracy;