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  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £35000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Celia Matkins

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

Our client, a large trading firm, are seeking a part qualified accountant to join their team on a permanent basis. The successful candidate will be responsible for preparing monthly management accounts and annual statutory accounts for commodity trading group companies.


  • Daily reconciliations for interfaces from trading systems to the general ledger
  • Ensure all payment requests and receipt advices are processed accurately and on a timely manner.
  • Daily tasks of clearing accounts payable and receivable
  • Maintenance of fixed asset register
  • Ensure accruals and prepayments are posted and in line with the relevant service agreements
  • Balance sheet reconciliation reports (sweep accounts, accrual accounts, prepayments accounts, etc.)
  • Production of monthly management report and Group consolidation package
  • Inventory reconciliation
  • Support inter-company balance reconciliation
  • Support preparation of quarterly UK VAT statements
  • Provide support to produce a number of statutory or regulatory reports and returns


  • Part Qualified or equivalent accountancy qualification (ACCA, ACA or CIMA)
  • University Degree or equivalent
  • Advanced excel skills (pivot tables, v look-ups, sumifs and formulas): Using large volumes of data in tabular format
  • Sound level of basic bookkeeping skills
  • Excellent organisational & analytical skills
  • Good communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Effective problem solver
  • Numerate, high attention to detail
  • Demonstrable knowledge of IFRS and UK GAAP
  • Good experience of accounts payable/receivable/management accounts is desirable.
  • SAP - preferred

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