Assistant Accountant - Financial Services

KennedyPearce Consulting
14 Apr 2018
20 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a part-qualified ACCA/CIMA accountant to join a leading financial services firm in the heart of London.

The successful candidate will be part qualified and be actively studying towards ACCA / CIMA. They must be professional and reliable with strong analytical, communication and organisational skills. The role is diverse, challenging and will suit a self-starter.

The main duties of the Assistant Accountant role will be assisting the Finance team, with financial and management reporting, UK tax compliance and cash management function.


  • Maintain sale/purchase ledgers, fixed asset register
  • Monthly bank reconciliation
  • Month end accruals /prepayments
  • Prepare expense/credit card schedules
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts and quarterly group consolidation
  • Group cash management including forecasting
  • Assist in month end closing for financial reporting
  • Quarterly VAT reporting
  • Payroll
  • Support Financial Controller in FCA and SEC compliance


  • Degree educated with strong A levels and GCSE's
  • 2+ years of broad accounting experience
  • Early stages of the ACCA/CIMA and actively studying
  • Understanding of accounting journals & reconciliations
  • Excel - Intermediate level or above
  • Analytical and good attention to detail
  • Enthusiastic, positive approach and eager to learn
  • Team player, happy to get involved in all areas and help out

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