Assistant Accountant

Source Financial Recruitment Ltd
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Assistant Accountant opportunity has arisen working with a growing and specialist investment manager within its headquarters in London. Firm also has offices in New York, Hong Kong and Dublin. The manager specialises in managing funds invested into low carbon energy projects across the globe, working with large scale multi-national companies and a number of Governments, including the UK Government.

Successful candidate will work closely with the Group accountant, based in the central London office. Applicant must be self-sufficient, enthusiastic, interact easily with a growing team and business and contribute to a positive and dynamic atmosphere. Interest in and enthusiasm for clean-tech/renewable energy is essential.

Principal duties:

  • Will assist the Group Accountant with all day-to-day duties, including:

Bookkeeping for all the UK entities not part of the Energy Efficiency Fund

Bi-weekly payment run

Bank reconciliation

Processing employee expenses

Preparation of quarterly management account

Preparation of VAT returns

Assist with year end closings

Assist with preparation and coordination of the audit process

Assist in preparing consolidated quarterly reports

  • In relation to the Energy Efficiency Fund, assist the Group Accountant to deliver on time:

Monthly, quarterly and annual reports are delivered to investors

Specific reports for some investors (pipeline, rolling cashflow forecast, etc)

Distributions are made on time

Ensure all invoices are processed, approved and paid on time for services received

Tax returns are prepared

All SPV companies are registered for VAT and Vat returns are done

Annual reports are filed

Share capital and Loan registers are kept up to date

  • Liaise with the deal managers to ensure smooth handover of deal documentation post deal completion
  • Obtain updated commentary on all deals from deal managers to prepare monthly/quarterly accounts
  • Report to the Group Accountant

The role of Assistant Accountant will provide great exposure to a varied range of fund accounting duties. Therefore this is an excellent development opportunity whilst all the time moving you closer to becoming a fully qualified accountant.

Competitive salary plus discretionary bonus, private health and 25 days hols.

Source Financial Recruitment Ltd operating as an employment agency for all permanent positions. Source Financial Recruitment Ltd are only able to process applications from candidates who have the right to live in the UK.