Smart Group

Accounts Assistant

We are looking for an exceptional individual who is a reliable, highly organised, skilled multi-tasker to join a growing finance department within an award-winning events company.



This role is ideal for an organised, astute professional. Reporting directly to, and working closely alongside, the Director you will help support the wider team to ensure all accounts are up to date.


This is an exciting role and an amazing opportunity to join Smart Group, a privately owned group of hospitality, catering and event management businesses based in Deptford, South East London.

With over 25 years of experience in the hospitality and events industry, Smart Group is a dynamic collection of hospitality, venue, catering and event management businesses incorporating Smart Parties, Moving Venue, Smart Hospitality, Smart Venues, Smart Live, and Evolution London. Smart Group are also the sole in-house caterers of several venues across the capital including Landing Forty Two, Magazine London and Illuminate.

Quality, passion and integrity are at the core of everything we do, coupled with our inimitable drive, personality and pioneering creativity that comes from being an entrepreneurial organisation. We pride ourselves on delivering experiences that our customers love and that our team is proud to be associated with.


We are looking for an exceptional individual who is a reliable, highly organised, skilled multi-tasker and committed to meeting deadlines. This is a key role within a growing finance department, with a primary focus on the purchase ledger across the Group of companies, but with a secondary focus on credit control where required to support the team.


+ Ensuring that all expenditure is correctly coded and authorised.

+ Entering supplier invoices data into Sage 200.

+ Acting as main point of contact for internal supplier payment chasing.

+ Acting as point of contact for any supplier payment queries.

+ Responsible for processing supplier payments and ensuring payments are posted and allocated correctly in Sage 200.

+Processing staff expenses.

+ Preparing supplier statement reconciliations

+ Setting up supplier credit accounts.

+ Managing aspects of Sales ledger including raising and posting of sales invoices.

+ Ensuring the sales ledger bank receipts are allocated currently in Sage 200.

+ Checking suppliers’ companies details on Companies House and VAT Checker.


+ Sage experience is preferable but not essential.

+ Previous experience in the events sector or hospitality is desirable.

+ Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build very good rapport with all stakeholders.

+ Be highly organised and able to prioritise tasks.

+ Have excellent attention to detail.

+ Personable disposition.

+ Collaborative


  • £25,000 – £28,000 depending on experience.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Performance related bonus.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Delicious, healthy snacks and lunch available daily.
  • Fabulous regular social events.
  • Fun and vibrant company culture.
  • Generous refer a friend bonus.
  • Holiday allowance starts at 22 days plus bank holidays increasing depending on length of service.
  • Employee Assistance Programme in partnership with Hospitality Action.
  • Daily shuttle bus to and from Head office and Canada Water Station.


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