Assistant Accountant

Job Title: Assistant Accountant
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London, England
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Start Date: 20th May
Duration: 9 Months
REF: AF020519_1556814724
Contact Name: Alex Feeney
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

  • The role supports the UK based financial accounting team in the areas of cash and accounts payable management
  • Responsible for the processing, coding and paying invoices for UK incorporated and international group companies
  • Responsible for recording and coding bank receipts and completion of monthly bank reconciliations in multiple currencies
  • Recording and payment of employee expenses in multiple currencies
  • Assistance with daily operations and month-end closing process
  • Work closely with the the Senior Financial Accountant on 3 entities and supporting the wider accounting team with 12 entities across the 2 countries with AP processing, accounting reconciliations

Key Skills:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain strong working relationships at all levels in the organisation
  • Adept at use of MS Office products, plus previous experience of using Navision would be useful but not essential
  • Multi-currency/country experience would be ideal
  • Studying towards an accounting qualification (e.g. ACCA, CIMA) desirable

Key Personal Attributes:

  • A confident and self-motivated individual able to use their initiative
  • Adaptability to take on new challenges and respond to change in a fast pace environment
  • Hands-on mentality and excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to deliver high quality work under the pressure of tight deadlines and a questioning mindset
  • Ability to work effectively and pro-actively within a close team and integrate with international colleagues