Accounts Assistant

Recruiter
Page Personnel Finance
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
28 Jul 2019
Closes
01 Aug 2019
Ref
1187390951
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a global financial services firm as an Accounts Assistant. This role will be working in support of the Financial Controller and will involve the initial migration of the US & Aus accounting responsibilities to the London head office. The role offers a great opportunity to take on a broad spectrum of duties, work with a fantastic team and 'put your own stamp' on the role/position.

Client Details

An international financial services firm who are a pioneer in their field and growing at an impressive rate. They are a non-bank loan-agency, structured finance & corporate trustee market place. This role sits in the ideally located Central London headquarters. You will be working with in a small-medium sized team with a great culture.

Description

Roles and Responsibilities of the Accounts Assistant:
  • Assisting the migration of overseas accounting functions to the London head office
  • Dealing with internal and external customer and supplier queries and providing day to day support for finance related tasks
  • Coordinating expenses and purchase invoice approval
  • Processing Bank payments and XERO system bank reconciliations
  • Preparing supplier statement reconciliations
  • Prepare sales ledger invoices
  • Credit Control
  • Management of the fixed asset register
  • Assist in the production of monthly management accounts for each geographical area
  • Ensuring month end tasks run smoothly including raising journals and preparing accruals and prepayments
  • Intercompany reconciliations
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Assist in the production of annual budgets and forecasts
  • Assist in preparation of cash flow forecasts
  • Assistance with year-end procedures and liaising with auditors
  • Assisting with the preparation of statutory year end accounts
  • Work alongside overseas teams, the FC and FD, delivering financial services to the business
  • Completion of ad-hoc duties and providing support to finance operations

Profile

Candidate Profile of the Accounts Assistant
  • Strong educational background; 2:1 degree educated preferably.
  • Studying or about to start CIMA or ACCA accountancy qualification.The client will also consider AAT qualified A-Level leaver who has moved onto to ACCA/CIMA.
  • Knowledge of double-entry bookkeeping
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • XERO system knowledge an advantage
  • Enthusiastic, ambitious and willing to learn
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Willingness to get involved at all levels of the business
  • Flexibility to adapt to the changing needs of a growing business

Job Offer

Looking to pay up to £30,000 with a comprehensive benefits package that includes full study support.

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