Assistant Accountant

Reporting to the Financial Controller (CFO) and based in the London Office the candidate will provide accounting assistance relating to the month end process and preparation of MI reports.

As the team grows tasks and responsibilities will evolve.

Role Summary:

  • Ability to take responsibilty for the month end processes (including account reconciliations, accruals and prepayments)

  • Strong Experience of working with an accounting tool preferably Xero and Spotlight Reporting

  • Familiarity with basic accounting principles

  • Comfortable with seeking further clarification when needed, good Communication Skills (both Verbal and Written)

  • Advanced Excel Skills

  • Appropriate Mathematical Skills

  • Ability to Perform Under Pressure

  • Ability to Maintain Strict Confidentiality

  • Ability to Prioritize Effectively

  • Keen Attention to Detail

  • Excellent Time Management Skills

  • Excellent and Accurate Data Entry Skills

Key Skills:

  • Ensuring rcorrect recording of Accounting entries

  • Processing month end journal transactions, account balance reconciliations, accruals and prepayments

  • Prepare schedules for group reporting

  • Assist in the preparation of budgets and update to budgets

  • Help prepare Management reports including budget v actual performance, KPI reports

  • Assist in preparing forecasts (revenue, costs and cashflows)

Key Experience:

  • Experience with data entry, processing and recording transactions, updating ledgers, assisting with verification, preparing budgets and reports.

  • Good book keeping skills.

  • Experience of working with Xero Accounting system (or similar)

  • 2 - 4 years accounts experience

Professional Skills and Background:

  • Degree level, training for accountancy qualification or equivalent

Application for Assistant Accountant role.

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