Accounts Assistant

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + study support

  • Contact:

    Celia Matkins

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a recent graduate to join a leading investment management firm in the heart of London.

Acting as a key member of the finance team the Accounts Assistant shall be responsible for timely and accurate processing and monitoring of all transactions. Along with this the Accounts Assistant shall be able to assist with the preparation of management accounts, statutory reporting and investor reporting.


  • Process payments as well as documents like invoices
  • Managing petty cash transactions
  • Issue invoices to customers based on services rendered
  • Perform balance sheet and bank reconciliations
  • Review employee expenses and make reimbursements
  • Make bank deposits and keep up records
  • Track expenses as they relate to specific projects and jobs
  • Check all financial transactions for accuracy and completing VAT return forms
  • Timely filing of documents
  • Dealing with ad-hoc IFA and HMRC queries


  • Excellent academics; 2:1 or above from university (Finance and Accounting related)
  • Strong A levels
  • Accounts Assistant work experience (6 months min)
  • Strong knowledge of double entries
  • Knowledge of SUN advantageous
  • Attention to detail, highly literate and numerate
  • Strong written, and verbal, communication skills
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Ability to work independently, to show initiative and to prioritise and balance work streams to meet transactional deadlines
  • Creative and enthusiastic approach with an aptitude for complex conceptual thinking

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