Assistant Accountant

London, UK
25 May 2019
19 Jun 2019
We are currently working with a shipping company based in central London to find an Assistant Accountant for their expanding finance team.

Your responsibilities will include:-
• Daily, weekly and monthly reconciliations
• Work with superiors in developing a more structured expense policy enabling easier cost tracking and enforcing authorisation
• Accruals and Prepayments postings and reconciliations
• Reporting on KPI’s for operating units within the business
• Monthly payroll journal preparation and commissions calculations
• Balance Sheet reconciliations
• Assisting with budgeting and forecasting process
• Accurate and appropriate information to finance and non-finance people
• Process all purchase ledger transactions: producing and posting appropriate journals, accruals and prepayments
• Manage the petty cash tin and chequebook
• Process expenses, including company cards
• Work extensively on maintaining and developing the nominal ledger system
• Other ad-hoc duties as required

Your skills and qualifications:
• Part qualified and actively seeking to finish your exams
• Pay attention to detail
• Pro-active and flexible in approach with excellent organisational and prioritisation skills in order to meet strict reporting deadlines
• Have strong analytical skills
• Possess excellent problem solving ability and is a quick learner
• Demonstrate strong communications skills
• Have the ability to develop strong internal relationships
• Process driven and implements positive change
• Strong Excel skills and other office products
• Practical experience of several accounting systems
• Highly analytical and self-motivated to resolve problems
• Ambitious and highly professional

You are required to be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within five days please assume that on this occasion your application has not been successful.

If you’re passionate about this position or are keen to hear more please click on “apply” above as soon as possible

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