Assistant Accountant

Recruiter
Talentedge
Location
Central London, London
Salary
30000.0000
Posted
23 Jul 2017
Closes
22 Aug 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My client is a Global Media business based in Central London. It is looking to bring on board a switched on, logical and commercially savvy Assistant Accountant to sit within their Corporate Accounting team.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist in the preparation of management accounts, forecasts, and budgets with some responsibility for certain cost centres
  • Run reports (system generated and use of Excel retrieval) to analyse and validate Actuals, Budgets and Forecasts
  • Supervise and review Purchase Orders as part of month end process
  • Prepare and raise invoices as required
  • Assist in the management recharging process
  • Assist in preparing complex ad hoc business analysis
  • Ensure efficiency of process and pro-actively identifying opportunities for process improvement and commercial enhancement

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
Essential
  • Part-qualified ACCA/CIMA
  • Self-starter who can equally thrive in an environment where they need to take the initiative and initiate change, or take instruction from the Senior Corporate Accountant
  • Record of effective collaboration across teams and a positive attitude to change demonstrated through study projects or work experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Advanced Excel skills (proficient with sumif / pivot tables and vlookups)
  • Highly organised with the ability to work to tight deadlines
Preferred
  • Strong academics (including 2.1 degree level or higher)
  • Passion for working in media
  • Experience of working in a finance team in a large corporate / multinational company
  • Experience of working with overseas entities and in multicurrency environments
This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to join a global media business and play a key role within their Corporate Accounting team. Ideally you will be PQ ACCA/CIMA and have sat some exams. You should have an exposure and understanding of Management Accounts in particular Forecasting/Budgeting and be used to working in a large scale complex environment.
If you think you have the skill set to succeed in this role please apply within.