Assistant Accountant

Assistant Accountant

My Client a leading Consultancy Business with a well-established International client base is looking for an PQ Accountant to join their London head office team.

Reporting to the Financial Controller, as an Accountant you will be responsible for:

* Production of P&L.
* Preparation of analysis supporting the Finance Manager.
* Managing the month end process including but not limited to:

* Accruals and prepayments
* Posting of monthly foreign exchange gains and losses
* Check and process payroll journals
* Review of nominal ledger postings
* Reconciliation of balance sheet accounts
* Preparation of month end file

* Fixed asset management including:

* Updating registers
* Calculating and posting depreciation
* Annual verification of fixed assets held

* Monthly intercompany reconciliations and its billing for the UK.
* Quarterly preparation of reforecast (IT, HR, Marketing etc.)
* Biannual preparation of tax checklists and submission to tax advisers.
* VAT returns & EC Sales list.
* Assistance with Audit.
* Ensuring internal controls are adhered to and proactive in suggesting improvements to controls and processes
* Preparation of annual statutory accounts (FRS102) and ensuring these are filed on time.
* Weekly cash forecasts and declaration of actual cash received.
* Maintaining the purchase ledger and cashbooks in the short term
* Provide holiday cover where required.
* Any other ad hoc duties as requested.

You will be a part qualified Accountant studying towards ACCA or CIMA

Experience in the preparation of monthly management accounts and month end routine is essential.

Experience in the preparation of a budget/reforecast.

Strong communication skills with the ability to interact with different departments.

Good attention to detail.

Excellent Excel skills/knowledge.

Willing to take ownership of projects/tasks.

This role will look to pay full study support as well as offer a competitive benefits package.

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