Assistant Accountant - All Rounder - City Architect Firm

Tricorn Selection Ltd
Central London, UK
09 Sep 2019
26 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is a rapidly expanding city based firm of architects ( commercial and residential building design) - with Headquarters in the USA. An excellent opportunity to join a fast paced, exciting company which boasts an excellent working and team environment.

We require a permanent assistant accountant to undertake a wide range of duties from relatively simple sales/purchase ledger to weekly, monthly and quarterly data reporting / VAT / Pension/ WIP billing and more .

An articulate, outoing and confident individual will do well in this role and will enjoy a hard working but sociable team ethic.

We have a comprehensive job description for this role so please read carefully below and apply if you think your experience matches the requiements - your contact at Tricorn Selection will be Simon Hayes


Responsible for managing and monitoring cash flow through business software (Ajrea).

Monitoring/management of the company bank account.

Sales Invoicing.

Preparation of Monthly Draft Sales Invoices, drawn from the business software (Ajera)

This includes multiple projects, billed as time complete with expenses or percentage complete. ( Work in Progress - WIP Billing)

Issuing of Final Invoices, and keeping track of payment status. Recording of Payment/Receipt using business software.

Purchase/Service Invoices

Recieve and record in Excel (for VAT purposes) and on business software.

Setting up of bank payments for approval

Recording of payments made in Excel (for VAT purposes) and on business software.

Project & General Expenses

Recording of general expenses made on credit card and recording of directors expenses.

Setting up of bank payments for approval and record when payment has been made.

VAT Returns

Prepare all documentation for VAT returns and submit to the external accounts.

(Sales invoicing and Expense etc.)

Weekly Reporting

Using business software, generate relevant project reports (incl. financial and time management analysis)

To summarise Cash, receivables, payables and WIP

Quarterly Budget

Using information available through business software, produce quarterly budget reports

Payroll Management Using External Payroll Company

Using external payroll interface/software input new employee details and changes, including any monthly pension contributions or salary deductions etc. or additional payments such as advances and bonuses etc.

Pension Payments

Using pension provide online interface, submit the monthly pension schedule.

Enter in new employees and contributions (Employee/Employer) and make changes in line with salary increases.

Time Sheets

Once a week check on status of time sheets to ensure individuals are recording billable time. (Identify and chase those behind on time sheets).

Holiday and absence/sickness recording and monitoring on a separate tracker.

Labour Projections/Forecasting

Entering in of project resource hours for forecasting purposes from fee proposal using the business software.

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