Accounts Assistant

Recruiter
Page Personnel Finance
Location
East London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
26 Jul 2019
Closes
31 Jul 2019
Ref
1204404022
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
I am currently recruiting an Accounts Assistant on a temporary to permanent basis. This is working for a

World's leading shipping service company based in East London close to Tower Hill Station.

Sector: Transport and Rail

Client Details

My client is a World's leading shipping service company based in East London close to Tower Hill station. They were established in 2011 and since have grown consistently year on year. They are operating in many countries which makes then part of the FTSE.

They are now looking to hire an Accounts Assistant on a temporary to permanent basis. This will be an initial temporary assignment for 3 months. The role will be based in their offices in London.

This is an excellent opportunity to work in a fast paced, dynamic working environment.

Description

Accounts Assistant, East London

Roles and Duties:
  • Assist in preparation of monthly accounts for group reporting.
  • Preparing and posting journals, i.e. prepayments, accruals, intercompany recharges and month end journals.
  • Assisting with the preparation of VAT returns, EC Sales Lists, National Statistics Surveys, and the annual PAYE Settlement Agreement.
  • Investigate material cost variances.
  • Intercompany Reconciliations
  • Assisting with the weekly and monthly financial trading reports.
  • Assisting with the preparation of year-end financial statements.
  • Monitoring and developing internal controls and systems.
  • Liaise with auditors and assist with the preparation of schedules for auditors.
  • Identify and support continuous changes and improvements within the business
  • Fulfil any additional / ad hoc duties as required to meet the needs of the business.

Profile

The successful candidate MUST be immediately available and can interview / start at short notice.

They must also have 6 month to 2 year working knowledge of the roles and duties above.
  • Numerate and knowledge of accounting principles i.e. double entry book-keeping/prepayments/accruals would be an advantage but not essential.
  • Applicants must be self-confident with good communication and problem solving skills and have experience of working in a team environment within a large organisation.
  • Be organised and able to prioritise own workload in order to meet tight deadlines.
  • Excel - no beginners, intermediate Excel skills is essential.
  • Knowledge of SUN Systems or equivalent and Vision would be an advantage but not essential.

Job Offer

The successful candidate will be paid between £11-12 per hour depending on experience.

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