Assistant Accountant

5 days left

Location
London
Salary
£25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted
20 Sep 2019
Closes
20 Oct 2019
Ref
14048442/001
Contact
Nick Howsley
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time

An opportunity has risen for the right candidate to join a global fund administration as an assistant accountant in the heart of London. With many future exciting opportunities for new people joining, there hasn't been a better time to join the global organisation at this stage of its evolution

Client Details

A global financial services firm specialising in fund administration for private equity and real estate clients. Recently renovated offices with a great culture. The firm offers clear progression, structured training and will fully support professional qualifications.

Description

  • Ensuring all permanent files are well maintained for existing customers and new customers for the real estate customers.
  • Preparing bank reconciliations for all client accounts.
  • Updating the financial system for all transaction related activity including the recording of cash transactions, purchase and sales invoices, accruals and prepayments and investment transactions.
  • Preparation and amendment of management accounts produced by the team.
  • Administration work including the preparation of call notices and dealing with new applications for subscription into client funds.
  • Profile

    The successful client would have:

    • Strong educational background (2:1 degree or higher, A-B at A Level)
    • Part qualified or looking at studying a recognised accounting qualification (ACCA,CIMA, ACA)

    • Interest in reporting and other accounting challenges faced by private equity and real estate firms (our clients).

    • Ability to draft reports and business correspondence.
    • Ability to present information and respond to questions from groups of managers and clients.
    • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations for which there may be little precedence.
    • The individual must have excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills.
    • Numeracy and good written skills.
    • Previous experience of accounting packages would be advantageous.

    Job Offer

    £25,000-£28,000 plus full study support

    Competitive package including bonus

    Clear progression

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