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Assistant Accountant

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Celia Matkins

  • Contact email:

    Celia@kennedypearce.com

  • Job ref:

    CMAA-1802_1582038305

  • Published:

    5 months ago

The client is a fast growing, forward thinking property business who embrace a vibrant office culture.

This permanent position will report directly to the Senior Financial Reporting Manager. You will play a crucial role in the month end process with a focus on working capital.

  • Assist in the month end process in line with the reporting timetable:
  • Take ownership over the accuracy and completeness of accruals and prepayments through liaising with relevant individuals in the business and driving a stringent process with regards to purchase orders that is adhered to
  • Post journals in YARDI
  • Prepare summaries for various cost centres to allow for analysis of performance in line with budget/forecast
  • Prepare balance sheet reconciliations
  • Strong link to the FP&A team, which is responsible for explaining management information to the cost centre owners
  • Be proactive in identifying system efficiencies and improvements and be confident in vocalising these and helping drive solutions with the wider finance team
  • Be a key contact for external auditors, responding to queries and providing supporting schedules where necessary
  • Prepare analysis required by tax advisors
  • Ad hoc requests to support the Financial Control and Compliance team

Requirements

  • Degree level educated (2:1 or above)
  • Actively studying towards ACCA
  • 3+ years experience in accounting
  • Strong knowledge of month end (journals, balance sheet recs, accruals&prepayments)
  • A background in property advantageous but not essential
  • Sociable personality; team player and get's stuck in

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