Assistant Accountant

Location
London, Teddington
Salary
£25000 - £30000 per annum + Great benefits
Posted
27 Aug 2019
Closes
27 Sep 2019
Ref
14042199/001
Contact
Charlotte James
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time

This is an assistant financial accountant to support to finance manager with the running of the accounts department. This is a great role for someone that wants to work within a reputable business and develop their accounting skills.

Client Details

My client is a well established, reputable business. They have wonderful offices with great on-site facilities. This is a very attractive place to work.

Description

The role will involve:

Assist the Finance Manager with managing and developing internal financial controls.

*Prepare monthly trial balance and management accounts for review by Finance Manager.

*Reconciliation of monthly/weekly payroll data to Nominal Ledger.

*Analysis and reconciliation of Balance sheet

*Review and updating of standard operating procedures.

*Maintain the computerised Cash Book and reconcile with Bank statements, highlighting discrepancies and taking action as required.

*Liaise with sales ledger administrator and departments to advise receipt of Bacs payments for posting to front office sales systems.

*Liaise with all departments to ensure accounting records, accruals and prepayments are correct.

*Produce Management Information in timely manner as required by Senior Management

*Manage and maintain the fixed asset register and carry out physical asset checks and to manage the asset life programme in conjunction with the Facilities Department.

*Monitor the debtor position.

*Assist with budgeting process.

Preparation and submission of quarterly VAT return.

*Work closely with the Finance Manager to manage the year-end audit process.

*Provide cover for finance staff during periods of absence.

*Assist with ad-hoc projects or tasks and other duties as required by the Finance Department.

Profile

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be a good team player
  • Have strong communication skills
  • Have good Excel and accounting knowledge
  • Be part qualified; AAT, ACCA or CIMA
  • Analytically minded

Job Offer

  • Free lunch
  • On-site parking
  • Discounts
  • Study support
  • Chance to progress
  • Free gym and swimming facilities

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