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Assistant Accountant

  • Location

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30000.00 - £32000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Samuel Everton

  • Contact email:

    samuell@kennedypearce.com

  • Job ref:

    AA1_1666881055

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

About the role

An opportunity has arisen to work for a leading multi-national organisation. Owing to internal changes this organisation is seeking a commercially astute finance professional to work closely with Operations.

The responsibilities

Reporting to the Accounting Manager, you will gain exposure to end to end finance. Your main duties will include:

  • Processing/reviewing transactions and journal requests
  • Reviewing allocations and general ledger maintenance
  • GL transaction processing
  • Monthly & quarterly reporting to Finance Business Partner
  • Prepare and reconcile
    • Balance sheet reconciliations
    • Accruals/prepayments/fixed assets
    • Intercompany reconciliations
    • FX position reporting
    • Stock reconciliations
  • Support the FBPs with ad hoc projects and improvements
  • Process improvements
  • Ability to learn and cover other areas of the accounting function

The successful applicant must:

  • SAP systems experience
  • Understanding of basic accounting principles (Double entry bookkeeping knowledge)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good team player
  • Positive can-do attitude
  • Ability to work with a high level of accuracy and meet tight deadlines;
  • MS Office with Advanced Excel skills

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