Assistant Accountant

Page Personnel Finance
City of London, London
19 Jun 2017
19 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

To assist with the Month End Reporting for the Asset Management Firm. This company holds the shared service function of European head office. It is also the central payroll source and performs the primary accounts payable function for the active platforms (Real Estate, Renewables, Infrastructure and Financial Services) within Europe.

Client Details

The client is a leading global alternative asset manager, focused on investing in long-life, high quality assets across real estate, infrastructure, renewable power and private equity.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepayments - recognition and release
  • Accruals - recognition and release
  • Booking of monthly payroll charges and bonuses, reconciliation of payroll tax payments with HMRC
  • Reconciliation of intercompany charges and period end agreement of intercompany receivables/payables and loans
  • Update and maintain fixed asset register. Period end booking of depreciation expense
  • Coding and allocation of employee expenses and expenses recharged on corporate cards
  • Monthly and Quarterly invoicing of fees, direct and shared service charges
  • Weekly reconciliations of bank accounts
  • Assist with the monthly VAT return preparation
  • Arrears collection of intercompany charges
  • To assist with the preparation of the monthly general ledger reconciliations
  • Work closely with the accounts payable function to create efficiencies and accuracy in supplier invoice coding. Monitor and manage the aged creditors reports to maintain good credit worthiness.
  • To assist with the production of the annual shared services business plan
  • To assist with the preparation of year end statutory financial statements for the company
  • Ad hoc tasks


Key Competencies and Requirements

  • AAT qualified at a minimum or Part Qualified
  • Professional and reliable
  • Committed and not afraid of having to put in extra time as and when required
  • Able to multitask, accurate and meticulous
  • Confident
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel

Job Offer

Competitive Salary plus Benefits