Assistant Accountant

Job Title: Assistant Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: TV2501AA_1548408781
Contact Name: Taylor Vigano
Contact Email:
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description


Assistant Accountant

Reporting to:

Finance & Accounting Manager


London Office


End-to-end responsibility for the accounting for 2-3 branches (countries).

  • Month/Quarter/year end:
    • Successfully prepare monthly accounts on time to the trial balance stage, including reconciling balance sheet accounts, preparing month end journals, fixed asset depreciation, prepayments/accruals
    • Additional tasks and deadlines in relation to quarter/year end closure

  • Compliance/Tax
    • Prepare, record and file local tax - in coordination with manager
    • Have enough working knowledge to take responsibility for VAT return, EC Sales List and Intrastat reporting

  • Accounts Payable
    • Processing, coding, getting approval and preparing payments for supplier invoices
    • Managing the process of expense reports and reimbursement
    • Review and reconcile supplier balances
  • Bank
    • Daily review bank statement and ensure (in collaboration with credit controller) that all payments are booked correctly in accounting system
    • Keep an accurate cashbook
    • Prepare bank payments
  • Cash Flow
    • Preparation of Daily Treasury Report (DTR), forecasting cash-in/out in the coming 3 months
  • Payroll preparation
    • Calculation of monthly sales force commission and bonus
    • Private mileage tracking etc.

Experience and Skills

  • Training for a qualification in Finance/ Accounting, part-qualified, or qualified by experience.
  • Nordic language requirement, preferably Finnish, Swedish, Danish or Norwegian (or Lithuanian, Latvian, Estonian)
  • Experience from accounting in any Nordic or Baltic country
  • Intermediate IT skills and knowledge
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel


  • Competitive Salary
  • Benefits Inc. pension, health care & life assurance