Assistant Accountant

Posted 19 December 2022
Salary Negotiable
LocationCity of London
Job type Temporary
DisciplineAccounting & Finance
Contact NameSophie Dando

Job description

My client is currently searching for Part Qualified Accountants to join them within the Financial Services Industry in a fast-paced environment where change is the everyday nature of the business. There is a lot of scope for development and growth within this role.

Your primary responsibilities shall be assisting the Financial Accountant with the month and year-end process. Including:

  • Assisting in preparing and processing accounting journals

  • Assisting in Preparing Balance Sheet reconciliations

  • Collaborate effectively with non-financial stakeholders to ensure an efficient finance function

  • Assisting in the preparation of VAT returns and other tax-related documents

  • Monitoring and analysing complex capital projects

  • Assisting in the preparation of Financial Statements.

  • Liaising with Group colleagues to ensure relevant information is shared.

Assisting the Finance Team with the Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable function. Including:

  • Assisting in processing supplier invoices.

  • Assisting in processing customer invoices.

  • Creating settlement runs.

  • Managing cash flow.

  • Support the wider Finance Team with various ad hoc projects. Being involved in the financial planning and analysis.

Desirable skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in a finance-related subject

  • Self-starter with a keen ambition to grow and develop in the organisation

  • Ability to work at pace in an ever-changing environment

  • Excellent stakeholder management skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

  • Proficient in Excel