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Group Assistant Accountant

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Bethany Singer

  • Contact email:

    bethany@kennedypearce.com

  • Job ref:

    bs1234_1580825240

  • Published:

    10 months ago

My Client, a globally operating risk consultancy firm based in the City of London are looking for a Group Assistant Accountant to join their Group Finance team. Offering full study support, successful candidates will be studying towards an accounting qualification (CIMA/ACCA) and will be bright, ambitious and keen to learn.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain an accurate fixed asset register across the group. This will include a high-level review of assets to determine the accuracy of whether the asset should have or not been acquired.
  • Coordinate the group's business generation credit process.
  • Manage the intercompany trading settlement agreement across the group and be the go-to person for any queries or disputes
  • Responsible for intercompany trading and loan reconciliation across the group, eliminating/reducing the balance OS on a monthly basis. Identifying and working with regions to encourage these balances to be resolved before next month end.
  • Assist the Group Financial Accountant with preparation of the group management account
  • Fully responsible in collating and completing the forecasting report for the group making sure the numbers are accurate and be able to explain any large variances
  • Support the team with the annual budget procedures
  • Maintain and review the cash balances weekly within the group monitoring the possible exposure to FX against reporting currency

Requirements

  • Excellent communication skills with the authority and credibility to gain respect and influence people both internally and externally.
  • Experience of working in a multi-national company with the ability to work successfully across borders and cultures.
  • Advanced level experience of MS Excel.
  • Understanding and experience of a consultancy business and associated financial management and time/billing systems.
  • Experience of working with and developing finance systems.
  • Experience of financial consolidation.
  • Power BI and Power Pivot experienced preferred
  • Candidates working towards a recognised UK accounting qualification (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) or international equivalent preferred

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