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Assistant Financial Accountant

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Celia Matkins

  • Contact email:

    Celia@kennedypearce.com

  • Job ref:

    CMAFA-0603_1583508147

  • Published:

    4 months ago

Our client is a leading property company based in East London looking to hire an Assistant Accountant. They are a forward thinking business, with a vibrant and ambitious working environment. The successful candidate will perform the role of Assistant Accountant. The Assistant Accountant will have responsibility over ensuring effective support and business partnering, whilst having efficient accounting and financial reporting skills. The right individual will have excellent time and stakeholder management abilities, pay great attention to detail and be able to apply these skills in a dynamic working environment.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in the month end process in line with the reporting timetable
  • Take ownership over the accuracy and completeness of accruals and prepayments through liaising with relevant individuals in the business and driving a stringent process with regards to purchase orders that is adhered to
  • Post journals in YARDI
  • Prepare summaries for various cost centres to allow for analysis of performance in line with budget/forecast
  • Prepare balance sheet reconciliations
  • Strong link to the FP&A team, which is responsible for explaining management information to the cost centre owners
  • Be proactive in identifying system efficiencies and improvements and be confident in vocalising these and helping drive solutions with the wider finance team
  • Be a key contact for external auditors, responding to queries and providing supporting schedules where necessary

Requirements

  • Degree level education with good academics
  • ACCA/CIMA studier
  • 3+ years experience with AP/AR/VAT and assisted with the accounts
  • Open to background although FS advantageous
  • Good team player, willing to provide assistance to team members wherever possible
  • Quick learner and adaptable
  • Sociable personality
  • Strong Excel, PowerPoint and general computer skills.

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