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      Assistant Accountant

      Ben Sampson
      Ben Sampson

      Associate Recruitment Consultant

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      Salary:

      £40000 - £45000

      Location:

      London

      Contract Type:

      Permanent

      A leading International Financial Services firm are looking for a eloquent and motivated individual to join the team as an Assistant Accountant

      ASSISTANT ACCOUNTANT
      LONDON BASED
      SALARY: £40,000 – £45,000 + BENEFITS
      HYBRID WORKING

        
      The Opportunity:
      A leading International Financial Services firm are looking for a strong, eloquent and motivated individual to join the team. You will be working with a diverse array of colleagues and the role is to support the Senior Management Team in ensuring the operations activities of the department are effectively and efficiently completed.
        
      Key Responsibilities:

      • Supervising the Account Assistants to deliver business goals against timelines, whilst developing the team’s ability.
      • Budget creation and analysis between budget and actual/estimated amounts on a monthly basis.
      • Verifying suppliers and merchant payments prepared by Accounts Assistants.
      • Assist with the completion of month end reporting as directed by Statutory and Tax Manager.
      • Cashflow management as there is no cash shortage and to use the cash strategically.
      • Be the key liaison between third parties and the finance teams such as: banks, accounting system vendors, accounting firms, tax consultants, auditors etc.
      • Ensuring reconciliation journals are posted accurately, investigating any anomalies while reviewing various schedules.
      • Participate in the preparation activities for financial audit / internal audit as required.
      • Providing support and induction to the new starter to make sure all the areas are covered during the handover processes.

        
        
      Key Skills and Knowledge:
        

      • Strong accounting skills and an understanding of accounting operations, accounting systems and UK GAAP.
      • Intermediate or advanced proficiency in “SAP”
      • Excellent people management skills and the ability to develop and maintain relationships internally and externally.
      • Ability to work independently and take initiative.
      • Actively pursues learning and self-development to enhance personal, professional and business growth, shares learning.

        
        
      Benefits:

      • Hybrid working (2 Days in the office and 3 Days at Home)
      • Casual office attire
      • 15% Discretionary Company Bonus (Performance Related)
      • Study Support can be supplied
      • 20 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays (Holiday entitlement increases after each year of service, max 25 days after 5 years of service)
      • Private Medical Care
      • 5% Pension Contribution