Assistant Accountant

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum + study support

  • Contact:

    Celia Matkins

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

JOB TITLE: Assistant Accountant

REPORTING TO: Financial Controller

SECTOR: Property

TYPE: Permanent

Our client is a leading commercial real estate business, who proivide a full range of services to real estate occupiers, devlopers and investors.

The primary purpose of this role is to:
* Ensure accurate accounting through the application of department processes and procedures
* Production of reporting and analysis of company performance
* Business Partnering with divisional and department heads across the business

Main Responsibilities

* Ensure prompt and accurate month end reporting
* Ensure correct allocation of costs between departments based on agreed cost drivers
* Production of Balance Sheet reconciliations within agreed timetables to ensure SOX compliance
* Assist with quarterly revenue recognition testing (US GAAP)
* Respond to ad hoc queries

Reporting, Analysis and Business Partnering
* Production of monthly department P&Ls with variance analysis commentary
* Develop relationships with relevant divisional and department heads
* Production of ad hoc reports and analysis based on business requirements

* Completion of Office of National Statistics surveys
* Continuous review of processes, systems and reporting to identify improvements
* Any other tasks that may be reasonably required


  • 2017/18 degree level educated in Finance/Accoutning/Business/Mathematics or eqv
  • Actively studying towards the ACCA/CIMA
  • Strong academic results at A level and GCSE
  • 2 years experience in accounting
  • Team player but also able to work autonomously
  • Excellent work ethic - someone who can get the job done
  • Great time management
  • Bright, sharp with superb attention to detail
  • Flexibility in approach to managing own work load
  • Property experience is beneficial but not essential

Salary: £30000 - £35000 + study support

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