Assistant Accountant - Global Trading Firm (Central London)

Goodman Masson Recruitment Services Ltd
London (Greater)
£25k - £28k pa
13 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Assistant Accountant

The Firm's Finance function operates as one global team across three different locations - New York, New Jersey and London. The department consists of over 20 employees overseen by the CFO , based in New York. In London, there are 8 Finance staff, managed by the Head of Finance.

The firm is currently looking to recruit an Assistant Accountant to join the team.

This role will work with members of the Finance team in the following areas:

* Month end processing of journal entries, understanding variances and review of branch activity
* Reconciling accounts with overseas branches/ companies in various currencies
* Post invoices and process payments as part of the accounts payable function
* Ensuring Sarbanes Oxley compliance, including monthly reconciliations and documentation
* Assisting senior staff with the following:
* Accounts Receivable and Billing activities
* Monthly Management reporting

Essential Skills / Experience:

* Proven Accounting and / or tax experience
* Flexible working hours when required
* Ability to meet deadlines on a consistent basis
* Good attention to detail
* Good communication skills, both written and oral
* Good organization and system skills

Desirable Skills / Experience:

* Experience of Oracle and / or SAP accounting systems
* Experience in Excel
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