Assistant Accountant - Venture Capital

Recruiter
Carnegie Consulting
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
04 Oct 2019
Closes
31 Oct 2019
Ref
1216073675
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Assistant Accountant - Venture Capital

This Assistant Accountant role sits within the finance function of an international listed Venture Capital firm and the role will report into the Group Financial Controller as well as the COO.

Responsibilities:

Finance Tasks
  • Processing of invoices
  • Processing of employee expenses
  • Managing Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable
  • Invoicing of Investment Director recharges to portfolio companies
  • Preparation of regular payment runs
  • Month-end close of accounts, including preparation of appropriate balance sheet reconciliations
  • Preparation of monthly VAT returns
  • Ad hoc investor and supplier queries
  • Active involvement in preparation for external audit, tax review

Compliance Tasks
  • Maintain compliance registers
  • Prepare compliance reports
  • Maintain and track completion of desk top compliance training
  • Create and maintain appropriate filing processes e.g. MAR dealing requests
  • Maintain conflicts register


Ideal candidate:
  • 2-5 years' experience within a Financial Services business
  • Ideally with experience working for a Venture Capital or Private Equity firm
  • Experience working in Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable
  • Would need to be comfortable in a small office environment, be self-motivated and relaxed about reporting lines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Able to work well under pressure

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