Accounts Assistant [Finance] [London]

Who We’re Looking For:

Essential experience & knowledge

  • Candidates do not need any prior accounts experience to apply for this role but a background in Finance is an advantage.
  • Must have good knowledge of Excel and other Microsoft Office platforms, as well as an understanding of computerised accounts, and be confident dealing with telephone enquiries.

Essential skills & abilities

  • Ability to prioritise tasks/projects
  • Good computer skills (especially with databases and financial software)
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Honest, discreet and trustworthy
  • Acute attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and towards your own objectives
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Have complete ownership and accountability of your own work

What the Role Involves

As an Accounts Assistant your key tasks will include:

  • Maintaining financial records
  • Raising all customer sales invoices
  • Raising all customer credit notes
  • Ensuring invoices and credit notes are sent to customers
  • Raising customer quotes (which may or may not eventually be turned into a genuine invoice)
  • Allocating cash payments on account to sales invoices
  • Periodic review of aged debtors report
  • Assisting in disputes with customers over sales ledger account balances
  • Reporting on sales numbers
  • Any other tasks required in the running of the office
  • Accumulating credit card receipts and matching to statements
  • Postings of credit card transactions to accounts system
  • Accumulating PayPal transaction receipts
  • Postings of PayPal transactions to accounts system
  • Posting of purchase ledger invoices to accounts system
  • Other adhoc accounts related tasks, in assistance with preparation of management accounts


  • Your progression at Climb Online is in your hands and you will progress if you are willing to. As a start-up, there are endless progressive roles within the business but you must be willing to work for them.
  • We are especially interested in candidates that want to become a Team Leader.