Assistant Accountant

London, Teddington
£25000 - £30000 per annum + Great benefits
27 Aug 2019
27 Sep 2019
Charlotte James
Contract type
Full time

This is an assistant financial accountant to support to finance manager with the running of the accounts department. This is a great role for someone that wants to work within a reputable business and develop their accounting skills.

Client Details

My client is a well established, reputable business. They have wonderful offices with great on-site facilities. This is a very attractive place to work.


The role will involve:

Assist the Finance Manager with managing and developing internal financial controls.

*Prepare monthly trial balance and management accounts for review by Finance Manager.

*Reconciliation of monthly/weekly payroll data to Nominal Ledger.

*Analysis and reconciliation of Balance sheet

*Review and updating of standard operating procedures.

*Maintain the computerised Cash Book and reconcile with Bank statements, highlighting discrepancies and taking action as required.

*Liaise with sales ledger administrator and departments to advise receipt of Bacs payments for posting to front office sales systems.

*Liaise with all departments to ensure accounting records, accruals and prepayments are correct.

*Produce Management Information in timely manner as required by Senior Management

*Manage and maintain the fixed asset register and carry out physical asset checks and to manage the asset life programme in conjunction with the Facilities Department.

*Monitor the debtor position.

*Assist with budgeting process.

Preparation and submission of quarterly VAT return.

*Work closely with the Finance Manager to manage the year-end audit process.

*Provide cover for finance staff during periods of absence.

*Assist with ad-hoc projects or tasks and other duties as required by the Finance Department.


The ideal candidate will:

  • Be a good team player
  • Have strong communication skills
  • Have good Excel and accounting knowledge
  • Be part qualified; AAT, ACCA or CIMA
  • Analytically minded

Job Offer

  • Free lunch
  • On-site parking
  • Discounts
  • Study support
  • Chance to progress
  • Free gym and swimming facilities

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