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Assistant Accountant

  • Location

    West End, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £20000 - £30000 per annum + study support

  • Contact:

    Sinead Lennon-Smith

  • Contact email:

    sinead@kennedypearce.com

  • Job ref:

    SLSCMAA-1307_1594626894

  • Published:

    4 months ago

Our client is an investment manager specialising in real estate investment strategies across the UK and Europe. They are looking to recruit an Assistant/Trainee Accountant within the corporate finance team. This is an excellent opportunity for a dynamic highly driven and motivated individual to join a market leading group. This role will provide ample learning and development opportunities for a confident self-starter. The role is ideal for someone who is looking towards studying an accountancy qualification and holds a strong academic record.

Responsibilities

  • Run the purchase ledger function including:
    • Coding and Posting of AP Invoices Via SAP/SAP Concur
    • Payment of invoices via BACs Payment
    • Managing suppliers
    • Dealing with internal queries
  • Run the staff expenses function including:
    • Administration of Digital Expense Process
    • Reviewing and Processing Expense Claims on a monthly basis via SAP Concur
    • Management of Executive Assistant Team to ensure expenses deadlines are kept
  • Monthly Review of Employee's Travel
  • Administering Petty Cash for employee travel
  • Provide weekly and monthly cash flow reporting for the group and monitor cash balances
  • Weekly bank postings
  • This role has regular interaction with senior people within the firm, including the Co-CEO and Managing Directors so candidates should carry themselves professionally

Skills/Experience

  • First Class or 2:1 Degree Russell Group University in Accountancy, Economics, Finance etc
  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills
  • Understanding of basic double entry and interest in accountancy
  • Ability to manage time efficiently and meet deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Inquisitive mind/Eager to learn

Package

  • Competitive market salary
  • Fully discretionary annual bonus
  • Private health care and dental
  • Life assurance
  • Pension
  • Financial support for accounting training and paid study leave

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