Assistant Accountant

Recruiter
Kennedy Pearce Consulting
Location
London
Salary
35000.0000
Posted
14 Feb 2017
Closes
14 Mar 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

I am currently recruiting for an Assistant Accountant for a software business based in the City of London. You must be immediately available or on 1 week notice.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintenance of financial records for subsidiary companies by analysing balance sheets and general ledger accounts, cost analysis, preparation of month-end reports, annual budgets and periodic reforecasts
  • Reconciliation of general ledger accounts (including bank accounts, accruals, prepayments, fixed assets, payroll, VAT, accounts payable, accounts receivable and other control accounts)
  • Maintain accounting controls by following policies and procedures, complying with all financial legal requirements (including Sarbanes Oxley)
  • Liaison with the Accounts Payable team to ensure that invoices have been properly processed/purchase orders raised internally and payment runs are performed on time
  • Involvement in initiatives to improve the operation and efficiency of the department
  • Maintain headcount report and liaise with HR/Recruitment to ensure consistency of reporting
  • Assist with Accounts Receivable cash receipt posting in Oracle and ensure proper allocation against invoices issued
  • Assistance with the Treasury function, monitoring of bank transactions and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Working with internal and external auditors to provide documentation where required in order to ensure successful completion of year-end statutory audits and quarterly reviews of internal controls.

Skills:

  • Part-qualified ACCA/CIMA ideally.
  • Month end experience
  • Good communication skills.
  • Strong Excel skills (pivots/lookups)

For immediate consideration please email Sacha Young via the application portal.