Assistant Accountant - Income Billing and Control

The Role

An opportunity exists for the appointment of an Assistant Accountant within our Central Finance Team.

The Income Billing and Control team is responsible for the production of invoices, processing Institutional rebates, debtor management and reporting. You would be responsible for raising invoices, responding to invoicing queries, preparing balance sheet reconciliations and supporting the Income team.

Your Key Responsibilities will be…

* Production and issuing of all invoices and credit notes under remit
* Respond in a timely manner to invoicing queries and requests from across the business
* Correct Output VAT treatment on invoices
* Ensure invoices are produced in a timely manner in order to meet Sales Ledger deadlines and deliverables
* Maintain customer data accurately
* Improve billing processes and maintain procedure documents
* Balance sheet reconciliations
* Assist the Finance Income Team with ad hoc requests
* Proactively build relationships and work effectively with Middle Office, Front Office Admin and Finance functions across M&G.
* Keep abreast of business and project developments

This role is ideally suited to you if you can demonstrate…

* Attention to detail along with the ability to manage tightly controlled processes
* Excellent planning and organisation skills with the ability to work accurately under pressure
* Strong interpersonal and communication skills
* Ability to work within a team environment coupled with being able to take initiative and manage own workload
* Ability to identify problems and drive to follow them through to resolution

You should have previous work experience ideally from an Accounts Payable or Receivable role and strong Excel Skills. Experience of SUN would be an advantage as would experience within a Financial Services organisation.

We are happy to consider individuals who AAT qualified or studying towards ACCA/CIMA/ACA.