Assistant Accountant

London, City of London
£30000 - £35000 per annum
29 Sep 2019
29 Oct 2019
Harrison Bussandra
Contract type
Full time

I am currently recruiting an Assistant Accountant to work for a leading UK employee engagement developer. This is a permanent position, based in the City of London.

Client Details

My client's main focus is employee engagement and employee satisfaction. Since the company was founded in 2010 they have won contracts with some of the largest employers in the UK. Their software allows employers to engage with their employees in a more accessible and transparent way, which enables them to retain more staff and make their company a more enjoyable place to work.

Due to continued growth the company is looking to hire a new Assistant Accountant to support the Finance Manager.

This role will be based in their brand new Farringdon offices, City of London.

Sector: IT


Assistant Accountant, City of London

  • Assist the Finance Manager and Group Accountant with the preparation of management accounts for the Group, including:
  • Prepare weekly cash reports to show the cash position of the group
  • Assist the Finance Manager in dealing with audit and due diligence queries
  • Assisting the accounts payable, accounts receivable and international payroll teams as required
  • Provide ad-hoc general accounting assistance to the Finance Manager and wider financial control team.
  • Preparation of journal entries
  • Preparation of bank reconciliations
  • Balance sheet reconciliations; and
  • Profit and loss account analysis
  • The role would suit someone that is looking to quickly expand their accounting skills and grow professionally as part of a small, fast moving team.
  • Profile

  • Minimum 3+ years of experience in a finance role
  • Strong academic background
  • Studying CIMA or local equivalent
  • A good understanding of double entry bookkeeping
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Very strong verbal and written business English
  • Detail orientated and accurate
  • Good planning, prioritisation, problem solving and organisational skills
  • Experience in multi-currency transactions across international entities and advantage
  • Strong interpersonal skills - willing to interact with all types of personalities
  • Experience of fast-growing tech start-ups strongly preferred
  • Job Offer

    Successful candidate will be paid 30,000-35,000 per annum.

    Unlimited holiday

    Lunch every Friday

    Flexible working

    Company wide trips

    Choice of hardware

    Flexible travel policy


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