Assistant Accountant - SUPERB ROLE to £25,000 + study + bens

McGinnis Loy Associates Ltd
Brentford, Middlesex
08 Jun 2017
08 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

McGinnis Loy Associates is proud to be working with a growing IT/Hi-Tech company who operate in several international markets and employ over 400 staff worldwide. They are now looking for an Assistant Accountant to join the team, reporting to the Financial Controller with responsibility for general ledger, cash book, fixed asset transaction processing and balance sheet reconciliations. Key duties include:

  • Processing general ledger, fixed asset and cash book transactions
  • Responsible for balance sheet reconciliations, prepayments and accruals
  • Processing intercompany transactions and reconciliations
  • Providing support for other month end activities as required
  • Adhering to a strict month-end close timetable
  • Updating/capturing daily bank transactions and reconciliations
  • Assisting with setting up payments for non-Accounts Payable obligations
  • Assisting with cash flow forecasting and working capital management
  • Assisting with VAT, corporation tax and other statutory returns to satisfy government requirements
  • Supporting any year-end audit queries as required, and working with external audit teams

To be considered for the role you should ideally be a part-qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA Accountant with at least 2 years financial accounts experience, have strong general ledger expertise and some exposure to multi-currency accounting systems would be beneficial. With advanced Excel skills, you should be highly organised and able to work effectively to deadlines, managing multiple priorities and internal stakeholders.

On offer is a base salary to £25,000 depending on experience + full study support, healthcare & pension scheme and 25 days holiday. To apply for the position, or for more information, please contact McGinnis Loy Associates (Reading) Office by telephone or via email at admin@

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