Assistant Financial Accountant - 6 months FTC in London - Gleeson Recruitment Ltd

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

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Job Description Assistant Financial Accountant - 6 month Fixed Term Contract initially
To start in January 2023
Watford based - 5 days per week in the office
£26,000 - £30,000 + 25 days holiday + pension + bens
Ideally you will be close to the location and be able to offer some recent similar Financial Accounting skills. Gleeson Recruitment Group are delighted to be partnering our client as they move to their next phase of growth, via acquisition. It's such an exciting time to be joining them and continuing your career. You will offer recent UK experience, be able to multi-task and be able to start by early November ideally.
Supporting the Financial Controller and the General Ledger Manager and working in a close-knit finance team of over 30 staff, you will be responsible for:
Updating financial records and ensuring all transactions are processed correctly in a timely manner
New acquisitions statutory accounts (small companies) assistance and support with preparation and filing as required
Post journals to reallocate debtors and reconcile debtors to cash monthly
Tracking and performing reconciliations, ensure Month End reporting is completed as per the published timetable and all reconciliations are completed in a timely manner and appropriately supported.
Assisting the central departments with financial queries and any required entries pre-Month End Close with review of balance sheet/P&L variances and provide Quality Variance Analysis
Ensuring the day to day and long-term compliance of financial procedures
Drive accurate accruals processes with attention to detail for statement of unrecorded liabilities
Prepare monthly sales summary for review
Preparing and posting journals
Support with day-to-day transactions in finance and perform AP/AR functions as required
Monitor team inbox and communicate with both external and internal stakeholders
Request and chase information from vendors and other business stakeholders
Make payment requests and ensure these are processed for suppliers, HMRC and vendors
Perform companies house functions and file confirmation statements ensuring that completion accounts are filed on time
Identify and make appropriate process improvement suggestions
Comfortable with dealing with people at different levels of management
Maintain simple progress tracking for allocated tasks/works
Perform adhoc tasks as and when required
The ideal Assistant Financial Accountant will offer the following profile:

Available at short notice for interviews and be able to start in early Jan 2023
Be AAT Qualified, or CIMA/ACCA studying or QBE
Strong work ethic and a desire to continually develop good teamwork
Be able to perform GL & Balance sheet analysis - identify and explain variances
Knowledge of book-keeping
Previous experience of general ledger posting and double entry concepts essential
Experience in professional office environment essential
Knowledge of Sage desirable
Strong Excel skills (V-Look ups & Pivot Tables)
Ability to work well under pressure
English essential, with strong communication skills (face to face and over Teams etc)
Passionate Finance professional
Excellent stakeholder management & influencing skills
This is a superb role, really to continue your finance career, in a driven, hard working and team-spirited environment. My client offers modern offices, free parking and only a few minutes walk from the main Watford Train Station. Please do get in touch for more details.
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