Accounts Assistant

Posted 04 January 2023
Salary £25000 - £30000 per annum + Annual Bonus, Medical Cover, Gym Allowance
LocationCity of London
Job type Temporary
DisciplineAccounting & Finance
Contact NameSophie Dando

Job description

Accounts Assistant - £25,000 - £30,000 Per Annum - Knightsbridge, London

My client is looking for an Accounts Assistant with at least 2 years of experience in Financial Services to join their team and assist the Group Financial Controller of a privately owned Holding Company of a Trading Group. The group is comprised of a number of entities, with a range of investments in both listed and unlisted companies, as well as property and other assets. This is an exciting opportunity to work for a rapidly growing company who offer a great scope for learning and development, as well as many company benefits including a competitive salary plus discretionary bonuses, medical cover, and monthly gym/wellness allowances.

Role Overview for Accounts Assistant:

Reporting to the Group Financial Controller and be responsible for recording and reporting transactions for the running of a number of property-based assets, some of which are overseas. This includes the day-to-day running of the AP ledgers, banking for these properties, running spend and analysis reports as well as reconciling intercompany accounts. This role will also support a number of small monthly payrolls and other ad hoc tasks and projects to assist the wider finance team

Duties or Accounts Assistant include:

  • Maintaining the purchase ledger
  • Preparation of monthly bank reconciliations across multi-currency accounts
  • Maintaining ledger accounts, verifying, and posting transactions
  • Setting up of new supplier accounts and maintaining existing account details
  • Making multi-currency payments across numerous bank accounts we hold for the different entities
  • Liaising with suppliers and banking contacts
  • Preparing schedules, statements, and reports as requested
  • Manage monthly credit card statements and expense claims
  • Monthly payroll for the family office (input, pension upload, managing holidays sheet, payment of PAYE/NIC)
  • Preparation of cash utilisation files for the family office
  • Reconcile intercompany accounts
  • Other Ad hoc tasks and projects to support the finance team

Skill Profile:

  • 2+ years' experience in a relevant finance role
  • Experience in Accounts Payable essential
  • Excellent communication skills, able to liaise with managers and colleagues
  • Computer literate, competent with MS Office particularly Excel
  • Knowledge of Dynamics is preferable
  • High attention to detail
  • Numerically minded