Accounts Payable Assistant

Posted 02 October 2023
Salary DOE
LocationCity of London
Job type Permanent
Discipline Energy, ESG & Green Tech FinanceIOT & Smart
Contact NameSamantha Ma

Job description

​The Green Recruitment Company are delighted to have partnered with a global renewable energy investment management firm focused on fighting climate change by building a net-zero energy company that will power tomorrow and protect the planet for future generations.

The business seeks an Accounts Payable / Accounts Receivable Assistant to join their team inLondon. The role will suit someone that is a qualified finance professional with a strong understanding of accounting principles.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Compiling a weekly payment batch for approval and processing.

  • Reconciling bank accounts on a weekly basis for both GBP and foreign currency transactions.

  • Timely and accurate data entry of purchase invoices into the accounting system.

  • Obtaining necessary authorization for purchase invoices.

  • Reporting discrepancies or problems in invoices to the Controller/Treasurer for resolution.

  • Organizing and maintaining files for purchase invoices, bank statements, sales invoices, and VAT returns, and assisting with audit requests.

  • If accounts payable (AP) is outsourced, sharing AP and accounts receivable (AR) invoices with the service provider regularly.

  • Ensuring completion of month-end tasks by the third working day of the following month.

  • Monitoring aged debtors, escalating overdue payments, and ensuring accurate and timely creation/posting of sales invoices.


  • Bachelors degree is required. A degree in Finance or equivalent is preferred.

  • High proficiency in Microsoft Excel

  • Relevant experience in an AP team and knowledge on accounting principles

  • Exposure within the renewable energy sector is beneficial but not essential

  • Fluency in a European language is a bonus