Accounts Assistant

Robert Half
£25000 - £30000 per annum + Study Support
13 Oct 2019
13 Nov 2019
Louise Dudley-Jones
Contract type
Full time

This role will allow the ideal candidate to gain extensive finance and accounting experience whilst studying for the ACCA/CIMA qualification.


Are you an Accounts Assistant interested in working for a start-up specialising in Technology and cloud outsourcing solutions? Are you enthusiastic about gaining management accounts experience? My client is a rapidly expanding SME within the IT industry and is currently seeking a talented Accounts Assistant to join their Finance team in London.


Reporting to the Financial Director, the Accounts Assistant will be responsible for the following:

  • Drafting financial statements for review by Finance Director including Trial Balance, Profit and Loss Account, Balance Sheet
  • Assisting with budget preparation
  • Assisting with monthly management accounts preparation
  • Managing accounts payable from uploading invoices via Receipt Bank and raising bank payments for review
  • Reconciling bank accounts across 2 entities
  • Reconciling payroll and VAT accounts
  • Calculating and preparing VAT returns for review
  • Reconciling and balancing all accounts to third party confirmation including bespoke software
  • Office management responsibilities - making sure we have the right things in place to make our office a great place to work


The perfect candidate will adhere to the following:

  • AAT qualified or degree educated (preference will be shown to candidates with a 2:1 from a leading university).
  • Actively studying or looking to study ACCA/CIMA
  • 1-2 years of experience within an accounts assistant capacity.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience with sage (desirable)
  • Good excel skills.

My client is looking for an enthusiastic, intelligent individual who is looking to grow with the company.

Salary & Benefits

£25,000 - £30,000 & Study support

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