Assistant Accountant

  • Location

    West End, London

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  • Salary:

    Up to £30000 per annum + Additional Benefits

  • Contact:

    Karen Ellis

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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An excellent opportunity to work for a high profile Multi-Family Office, based in Central London with varied household name business interests, is looking for a confident and professional Assistant Accountant.

A hands on role in a fast paced office environment, this position will report directly to the Financial Controller. This role will suit someone who likes a varied role who will assist with the responsibility for both personal and business financial accounting and control activities.

This is an exciting opportunity to work for a business featured on the Sunday Times Rich List 2019.

The Job

  • Responsible for providing full accounting assistance to the Financial Controller
  • Posting invoices on to Xero for all entities (60-100 per week)
  • Reconciling credit cards for all staff
  • Reconciling all bank accounts
  • Preparing weekly and monthly cash reports
  • Assisting with annual budgets
  • Preparing monthly management accounts
  • Assisting/preparing annual accounts
  • Assisting with the audit process
  • Assisting with tax returns
  • Making bank payments
  • Preparing and producing weekly and monthly reports
  • Undertake Ad-hoc project related tasks as required

The Person

  • Essential - Hold a relevant recognised finance/accounting qualification AAT Qualified for at least 1 year/Part qualified or studying towards ACCA/ACA/CIMA
  • Desirable - Accounting Degree
  • Essential - Previous relevant experience Accounts Assistant / Assistant Accountant / Bookkeeper/ Finance Officer / Accountant
  • Excellent communication skills to work with stakeholders and customers.
  • Strong computer skills, including demonstrable competency in software packages including Xero (Intermediate/Advanced), Microsoft Office, Excel (Advanced Pivot tables) and Word.
  • Be accountable for work performed, ensuring agreed timelines are complied with.
  • Prioritise own workload, with the ability to also work under pressure

This is an interesting position in a rapidly growing successful company, who are looking to add some solid finance support into the team. If you are an ambitious, progressive and driven individual who is looking for a role that will not only give you excellent experience in an accounting role, but also support you to become a qualified accountant, this is for you!

Please be advised all applicants must have the right to work in the UK. Due to expected number of applicants, only successful applicants will be contacted.