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Assistant Accountant

  • Location

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Samuel Everton

  • Job ref:

    ASS1_1658488646

  • Published:

    20 days ago

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Our client is an iconic property group with an ever-expanding footprint and a fantastic culture. Due to the continues growth, they require an energetic Assistant Accountant to help the finance team on a permanent basis.

This team member will be involved across all activities of the function, including:

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • Ownership of bank reconciliations (weekly) and other balance sheet reconciliations (monthly/quarterly).
  • Hold regular meetings with accounts payable and accounts receivable to investigate discrepancies in bank reconciliations.
  • Prepare & upload weekly journals into Yardi, attaching appropriate supporting evidence where required.
  • Prepare reconciliation of deposits held (weekly) to ensure compliance with relevant TDS standards. Investigate variances and liaise with operational teams to resolve.
  • Provide cash data and analysis from Yardi to assist with regular cashflow forecasting.
  • Assist with implementation project of Yardi bank book reconciliation function.
  • Liaise with auditors for year-end group and subsidiary audits
  • Ad hoc tasks to assist with requests from investors, lenders and advisors.

Skills/background of the candidate:

  • PQ or proactively studying
  • 2+ years' experience in a similar role
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong understanding of the need for a controlled environment and adherence to procedures
  • Experience dealing with high volumes of work and remaining organised
  • Good verbal and written communication
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced, ever changing environment
  • An ability to build strong working relationships with all levels of business
  • Strong interpersonal skills

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