Accounts Manager (Maternity cover)

Putney, London (Greater)
Commensurate on experience
12 Oct 2020
12 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Award-winning multi-disciplinary practice, Assael Architecture is looking for a motivated Accounts Manager for an 8-month maternity cover contract, starting in November 2020. Working closely with the commercial director, you will be responsible for a variety of weekly and monthly accounts duties. We operate from modern design studios in Putney, London with circa 100 staff. Salary is competitive.

Key responsibilities

  • Maintain and update purchase day book
  • Coordinate credit and debit control
  • Monitor day-to-day cashflow
  • Coordinate weekly financial report
  • Weekly bank reconciliation and monthly cash book reconciliation
  • Submit VAT returns
  • Direct communication with clients for incoming fees
  • Assist with budget forecasting
  • Job costing and expense analysis
  • Expense analysis for marketing and staff
  • Regular admin reporting and information gathering
  • Input purchases and sales into Xero
  • Maintain resources schedule
  • Generate quarterly Profit and Loss report
  • Manage and coordinate Cycle to Work scheme for staff
  • Generate annual CO2 emission figures for the company
  • Quarterly report of staff timesheets and staff teaching hours  
  • Calculate monthly overtime hours

Skills and experience

  • Experience in credit control, bookkeeping, accounts, finance or operational/managerial role
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Xero accounting software experience advantageous
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Positive and can-do attitude
  • Quick learner with good initiative
  • An organised multi-tasker

Looking after our employees is a number one priority at Assael. The practice has been recognised many times for its efforts to ensure that staff are rewarded, supported and given the career and life opportunities that enable them to thrive and reach their full potential. Some of our recent awards include winning the Building Good Employer Guide Award 2018, finalist in BD’s Architect of the Year Award 2020 ‘Best Architect Employer’ and finalist in the Architects’ Journal AJ100 Employer of the Year Award 2019.

If you are interested in this position, please apply by sending a cover letter and CV to Recruitment Manager Olivia Cross:               


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