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Assistant Accountant

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Ashleigh Bowman

  • Job ref:

    ATB_123_1550660526

  • Published:

    3 months ago

A great opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Accountant who is looking to continue with their accountancy studies. My client is a leading Insurance Company based in the City and they are seeking someone to join their Financial Reporting team, reporting directly into the Financial Controller. The successful candidate will be career driven, great in person and someone who is able to work well under pressure.

Main Responsibilities & Duties

  • Process purchase invoices and expense claims
  • Supplier statement reconciliations
  • Deal with invoice queries/payment queries from suppliers
  • Preparing accrual and prepayment schedules
  • Ensure all invoices/expenses are authorised in line with limits
  • Responsible for vendor management tracking and reviewing
  • Processing of journals in relation to accounts payable
  • Reconciling and analysis credit card spend
  • VAT analysis
  • Bi-annual payment reporting preparation
  • Performing manual payments
  • Ad hoc tasks to aid the legal entity controllers

Key Requirements

  • Part qualified (CIMA/ACCA)
  • Degree Educated - 2:1 or above
  • At least 2 years Accounting knowledge gained from a previous role
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Willing to work in a highly-driven team environment
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Highly-motivated individual with strong interpersonal skills

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