Assistant Accountant in London - Absolute Recruit

Job Overview

London, England
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
14 days ago

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Job Description


£40000 - £45000



Contract Type:


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

SALARY: £40,000 – £45,000 + BENEFITS

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.


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


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