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Assistant Acountant

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Ashleigh Bowman

  • Contact email:

    ashleigh@kennedypearce.com

  • Job ref:

    ATB_088_1555078027

  • Published:

    12 days ago

I am working with a leading media firm based in Central London who are seeking an Assistant Accountant to join their finance team at their Head Office. This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic team whilst studying for an accountancy qualification.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepare accurate accounts for three of the company's head office functions, providing financial support to department management.
  • Provide timely and accurate management support and analysis
  • Assist in the forecasting of central departments, circulation, production costs and promotion costs.
  • Prepare quarterly VAT returns
  • Responsible for managing various intercompany accounts, transactions and reporting.
  • Responsibility for various central charges such as salaries, car leases, promotion costs, property costs, legal fees
  • Provide assistance with month end balance sheet work.
  • Assist with audit work
  • Assist with the statutory accounts' preparation.

Essential Skills & Requirements

  • Degree educated- 2:1 or above
  • Part Qualified CIMA/ACCA/ACA
  • VAT experience
  • 2 years relevant accounting experience
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines

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