Accounts Assistant

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
02 May 2017
02 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Accounts Assistant job opportunity for fast growing tech mobile app business offering study support. London

Your new company
You will be joining a fast growing tech business tipped to be the next big mobile app software company like Uber or Instagram in its industry. With huge financial backing this company is currently 50 staff strong but with ambitious growth plans. Based in central London the business after 5 years of operation have already started opening offices overseas.

Your new role
Do you have experience working in a technology/software business? This company wants you! You will be working as an Accounts Assistant in the finance team of 4, reporting in to the Finance Controller. You will completing work on the purchase, sales and general ledgers in a role offering a variety of duties and the potential to progress and get exposure to the management accounts in the future. Duties will include:

  • Processing and raising invoices
  • Month-end closure tasks
  • reconciliations, accruals and prepayments
  • Journal postings - Statement reconciliations
  • Banking and processing staff expenses
  • Assisting with transition from Sage to Xero accounting software
  • Assisting with financial reporting
  • Cash-flow work

    What you'll need to succeed
    You must have experience working for a tech business, be highly ambitious and committed to a career in accounts. You can either be studying towards your AAT, ACCA, CIMA. Your previous education to this must be to a high standard (grades C+ and/or 2.1 or above at degree level). You should hold excellent communication skills, have an eye for detail and work with speed as well as accuracy. You should have 2+ years in a similar finance role already. It's a bonus if you have used Xero software before.

    What you'll get in return
    You will join a highly promising business already experiencing large expansion and profit growth, offering excellent career development opportunities. Salary on offer is between £21-28k depending on experience and the company will support your studies. You will also receive an extra day holiday for your birthday and receive 2 duvet days a year to ensure a work life balance.

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