Accounts Assistant

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £26000 - £30000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Celia Matkins

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

Our client, a leading property company, are seeking an Accounts Assistant to join their team on a permanent basis. The successful candidate will be either at the early stages of studying towards an accountancy qualification or they will have a solid number of years in transactional finance under their belt and looking to settle into their next company.


  • Intercompany balances - journal entries, invoicing, reconciliation and ensuring timely settlement
  • VAT & EC Sales List - monthly reporting and analysis
  • Recharges - monthly review and journal entries
  • Bank reconciliations and setting up weekly payment runs
  • Monthly maintenance of accruals and prepayments schedules
  • Monthly Cost analysis/ tracking
  • ONS returns - completion on a quarterly basis
  • Overall responsibility for the small head office entities - includes monthly management accounts preparation & nominal account reconciliations, cash flow, statutory accounts preparation, responsibility for annual budgeting process and re-forecasting process 3 times a year
  • Assisting with queries from auditors during the year end audit process
  • Annual maintenance of process notes for the team's regular responsibilities
  • Diligent maintenance of filing for support for all payments and receipts, as well as ensuring all relevant electronic records are appropriate maintained and stored
  • Cover for the treasury team when required
  • Various office activities including distribution of post to the team


  • Previous experience in accounting and general ledger systems would be advantageous.
  • Potentially in the early stages of an accountancy qualification or committed to studying towards an accountancy qualification (ACA, CIMA, ACCA - or equivalent).
  • Strong Excel, PowerPoint and general computer skill
  • Proactive, inquisitive and interactive individual who is eager to learn and discuss/understand objectives and day to day work responsibilities.
  • Good team player, willing to provide assistance to team members wherever possible.
  • Quick learner and adaptable.
  • Good attention to detail and diligent self-reviewer of own work.

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