Accounts and Office Associate Accounts and Office Associate …

Olivetree Financial Ltd
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 17 Sep 21
Olivetree Financial Ltd
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 17 Sep 21
Posted by:
Tom Massey • Recruiter
Posted by:
Tom Massey
Olivetree is an independent investment bank, established in 2009, with offices in London and New York. Olivetree Financial is our equities focused brokerage, with a blue chip institutional global client base, recognised as a market leader in event driven situations. Olivetree Financial is regulated by the FCA in the UK, and a member of FINRA in the US.

Olivetree was founded on key guiding principles which direct our behaviour, our decision making, and our interaction with each other and our stakeholders.  At the core of those principles is a collaborative, kind, and forward looking organisation where ‘we’ matters more than ‘me’.  Our intention as an organisation is to inspire our clients with ideas and insights that help them to achieve their objectives. We have ambition to grow and diversify our offerings and are looking for like-minded, ambitions individuals to join our team.


  1. Oversee the day-to-day operations of Accounts Payable/Receivable function from end-to-end
  2. Posting invoices, expenses and credit card statements
  3. Managing and resolving supplier/customer queries
  4. Managing the relationship with key suppliers
  5. Reconciling A/P and bank to the G/L to maintain the accuracy of the ledger
  6. Preparing weekly payment runs and manual payments for review
  7. Management of daily/weekly/monthly cashflow driven by tight working capital requirements
  8. Raising invoices for accounts receivable activities, assisting with the year end audit and any ad hoc tasks as required.
  9. Assisting finance with credit control tasks
  10. Preparing accruals, prepayments schedule and assisting with management accounts
  11. Calculating and submitting VAT returns/P11d to HMRC
  12. Preparing monthly management accounts
  13. Assisting the CFO in adhoc tasks as and when required


Desired skills

  1. Strong attention to details and a problem solver
  2. Prior experience in accounts payable, accounts receivable and management accounting  (5+ years minimum)
  3. Experience in credit control and an understanding of working capital management
  4. Experience of MS Office and good excel skills
  5. Knowledge of Sage 50 Cloud based accounting
  6. Ability to prioritise work and works well under pressure to meet monthly deadlines
  7. Good experience in miscellaneous office admin work such as dealing with incoming and outgoing post, managing office expenditure and budget and answering telephone. 
  8. Ability to work well in a fast-paced, small-team environment
  9. Immediately available or on short notice
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