Accounts Assistant

Page Personnel Finance
09 Feb 2017
09 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A leading City based investment Management firm are looking for an Accounts Assistant to join their growing finance team.

Client Details

This position has become available at a City based investment management firm with over $21bn of assets under management.


The successful candidate will benefit from working closely with staff members performing a number of different functions. The ability to maintain confidentiality within the role is critical. Key duties are as follows:

  • Responsibility of the purchase ledger, including accurately posting supplier invoices and employee expenses, obtaining the required approval and dealing with supplier queries;
  • Setting up and ensuring timely payments to employees and suppliers, in multi currencies;
  • Responsibility of the sales ledger, including preparation of fee invoices to UK clients, client queries and posting sales receipts;
  • Preparation of monthly inter-company invoices involving regular communication with our Guernsey finance team;
  • Preparation of monthly bank reconciliations for several multi-currency bank accounts.
  • Calculation of rebate and commission payments;
  • Assisting with the month end process, preparing journals and balance sheet reconciliations;
  • Assisting with the collation of benefit information for HMRC reporting, including P11D's and PSA returns.
  • Involvement in the upkeep and maintenance of employee benefits;
  • Assisting in the preparation of quarterly VAT returns for both firms and quarterly EC Sales listing;
  • Other ad hoc duties including involvement in the year-end audit and other projects as and when they arise.


Qualifications and Skills required:

  • Strong academic background;
  • 1-2 years' experience working in a finance team;
  • Sage knowledge is an advantage;
  • Strong IT skills, in particular Microsoft Excel;
  • Attention to detail; and
  • Team player in a group environment within a "flat-structure" organisation.

Job Offer

Competitive Salary plus Benefits