Assistant Accountant

London, City of London
£28000 - £35000 per annum + Study support
09 Oct 2018
09 Nov 2018
Charlie Wilson
Contract type
Part time

An exciting opportunity has come about for an energetic Assistant Accountant to work closely with and report directly to a CFO. This role will offer progression for a part-qualified candidate.

Client Details

This Financial Technology company are a fast growing business with a start-up mentality. Their head office is based in Victoria.


As the Assistant Accountant you will be responsible for the following:

Bookkeeping & Accounting

  • Develop and Maintain the Accounts Payable ledger including reconciling all supplier statements, recording invoices and expenses before accurately recording within the computerised accounts system and making payments (BACS)
  • Develop and Maintain the Accounts Receivable ledger and carrying out credit control as necessary
  • Cash forecasting
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Preparing monthly management accounts and associated journals
  • Reconciling and monitoring all Balance Sheet accounts
  • Updating Fixed Asset Register
  • Producing Year End accounts
  • Liaising with external auditor(s)
  • Filing quarterly VAT Returns

Forecasting & Business Intelligence

  • Working to contribute towards producing a forecast on a rolling 12-month basis
  • Monitoring business performance against forecast each month
  • Working with management to produce key financial indicators upon which the business decisions can be made


  • Collating and validating new starters, leavers and employment changes for monthly payroll
  • Inputting and validating payroll details using external provider (Moorepay)
  • Following up any queries on payroll
  • Ensuring employment contracts are in place and centrally stored (Cloud)

Project Work

  • Development and preparation of additional management information/analysis, including assisting with business cases and various projects.


To be considered for this Assistant Accountant position you must have the following:

  • Part-qualified ACCA/CIMA.
  • A 2:1 degree or above in Accountancy or related subject is desirable.
  • Prior experience of accounting packages essential. Prior use of Xero is desirable.
  • Advanced Excel and good Word skills are required.
  • Good numeracy and written skills.
  • Ability to draft reports and business correspondence.

Job Offer

£28,000 - £35,000 + study support + benefits

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