Assistant Accountant

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £25000 - £30000 per annum + study support

  • Contact:

    Celia Matkins

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

ROLE: Assistant Accountant

LOCATION: City of London

SALARY: £25000 - £30000

TYPE: Permanent

Reporting to a Senior Accountant, the position will play a key role supporting the general finance department activities and month end reporting process. The position would suit a part-qualified accountant looking to work in private equity in a finance context. The candidate will be expected to gain relevant accounting qualifications and develop within a dynamic Finance function.

The role will provide a wide spectrum of junior responsibilities across the main areas of finance which will develop a generalist skill set. Initially the role will focus on general bookkeeping and reconciliation work. The role also includes assisting other team members with monthly and quarterly reporting..


  • Processing daily/weekly journals in SAGE for bank, investments, expense and other balance sheet transactions
  • Conduct periodic reconciliation of accounts to ensure their accuracy
  • Assist with completion of monthly bank reconciliation
  • Prepare monthly management accounts for GP companies
  • Prepare annual statutory accounts and reports for allocated corporate entities
  • Provide documentation as required to auditors for the Group/ Corporate and SOX audits
  • Assist in the preparation of regulatory returns to the FCA and SFC
  • Support the finance team with any other projects as required


  • Part-qualified accountant (ACCA/CIMA)
  • Degree educated (First or 2:1) with strong academics
  • A background within Financial Services - essential
  • Strong IT skills - Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Strong aptitude for numbers
  • Excellent attention to detail combined with strong organisational and time management skills
  • Be efficient, reliable and thorough
  • Able to communicate effectively and adapt to different communication and work styles

Salary £25000 - £30000 with study support

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