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Accounts Assistant

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £20000 - £22000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Abigail Furlong

  • Contact email:

    Abigail@kennedypearce.com

  • Job ref:

    AF - AA - 2973_1561999308

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

My client, a growing media company based in the heart of London are looking for an Accounts Assistant to come on for 12 months to cover maternity.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Downloading daily banking and processing relevant accounting entries.
  • To manage all treasury relationships, including resolving banking queries.
  • To reconcile bank accounts monthly, liaising with credit control and purchase ledger teams to resolve reconciling items on a timely basis.
  • Preparation of the monthly balance sheet, cashflow and financial statements
  • Carry out month end responsibilities, including profit or loss journals for bank charges, interest and exchange rates.
  • Assisting with annual audit process.
  • Providing help and cover for the rest of the team as and when necessar
  • Setting up daily priority payments and weekly world pay payments.

Essential Skills & Requirements

  • To be currently studying towards an accountancy qualification (CIMA/ACCA/AAT)
  • Numerate and accurate with excellent attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with staff across all levels
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Excellent time management and ability to work to deadlines
  • Ability to use initiative with the confidence to suggest improvements to current procedures
  • Interest in the media industry

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