Assistant Revenue Accountant

£28000 - £35000 per annum
26 Apr 2019
26 May 2019
Will Fairhurst
Contract type
Part time

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a globally renowned Investment Bank as an Assistant Revenue Accountant. The Assistant Revenue Accountant will develop into a technical expert on revenue recognition. Excellent communication skills are essential as the successful candidate will have a high degree of interaction with the UK & Internartional finance teams.

Client Details

A leading, global Investment Bank. This role is situated in the ideally located Central London offices.


Major Responsibilities/Activities of the Assistant Revenue Accountant:

  • Timely and accurate processing and recording of invoices for EMEA and APAC regions in adherence to revenue recognition rules and Sox controls

  • Posting of cash receipts and subsequent notifications to relevant people in the organisation

  • Producing monthly Billable expense schedules for distribution to Business Unit heads

  • Support with updating the WIP forecast reports (weekly), including attending team meetings

  • Support with the cash flow forecasts (fortnightly)

  • Support with the preparation of the monthly Management Packs (various entities)

  • Support with transition from current to new ERP platform

  • Support with annual auditor queries and requests (Internal and External Audit)

  • Involvement in Project work and process improvements

  • Any other ad hoc duties which are reasonable to support the Revenue Accountant


Education and Experience (Include special skills and licenses or certifications required)

  • Strong educational background. Preferably degree educated with a 2:1 qualification.

  • Studying or looking to study a professional accountancy qualification. (CIMA or ACCA)

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities of the Assistant Revenue Accountant

  • Previous experience or a firm understanding of the above duties

  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to manage workload independently and with strong attention to detail

  • Good verbal and written communication skills to all levels both upwards and downwards within the organisation (across geographies)

  • Ability to build strong relationships across the organisation

  • Knowledge of revenue recognition standards is advantageous (IFRS 15)

  • Intermediate/Advanced Excel (VLOOKUP's, Pivot Tables, SUMIFs)

Job Offer

Looking to pay up to £35,000 with a comprehensive benefits package.

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