Assistant Accountant

City of London, London
£28000 - £32000 per annum + study support
29 Jul 2021
05 Aug 2021
John Salu
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

This role is a great opportunity for a part qualified accountant to learn off a qualified Financial Controller. You will complete transactional accounting tasks as well as assisting with month end duties.

Client Details

My Client is a leader in technology and telecommunications with ambition plans for growth over the next 5 years. Their head accountancy office is based the City of London


The key responsibilities for this Assistant Accountant role are as follows:

  • Support the timely and accurate delivery of financial reports in accordance with IFRS and local statutory requirements;
  • Prepare month end reconciliations including: bank reconciliations, fixed asset reconciliations, inventory reconciliations, intercompany and more;
  • Manage accruals and prepayments;
  • General ledger maintenance and monitoring in line with company policies and J-Sox requirements;
  • Understanding journal requests, preparing and processing with appropriate supporting documentation;
  • Document and maintain complete and accurate supporting information for all financial transactions;
  • Work closely with Transaction Processing team to problem solve and ensure effective collaboration between departments;
  • Proactively support FX position reporting to Treasury team;
  • Proactively manage intercompany/group reconciliations;
  • Assist with internal/external audit;
  • Collaborate with and support business departments and regional corporate


To be considered for this Assistant Accountant role, you must have the following:

  • Strong educational background: Degree educated in a numerically focussed field (accountancy & finance, economics, mathematics etc).
  • Ideally working towards an accountancy qualification (ACCA/ACA)
  • Understanding of basic accounting principles
  • 1-2 years of experience following graduation
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work with a high level of accuracy and meet tight deadlines;
  • Experience with SAP is beneficial

Job Offer

The successful candidate will be offered:

  • Social, friendly and welcoming team
  • Opportunity to grow with the company
  • Share options into employment

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