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Assistant Accountant

London, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time
What we’re all about

Do you ever have the urge to do things better than the last time? We do. And it’s this urge that drives us every day. Our environment of discovery and innovation means we’re able to create deep and valuable relationships with our clients to create real change for them and their industries. It’s what got us here - and it’s what will make our future. At Quantexa, you’ll experience autonomy and support in equal measures allowing you to form a career that matches your ambitions. 41% of our colleagues come from an ethnic or religious minority background. We speak over 20 languages across our 47 nationalities, creating a sense of belonging for all.

We're heading in one direction, the future. We’d love you to join us.

The opportunity

We are seeking a motivated and detail-oriented Part-Qualified Accountant to join our finance team. As a crucial member of our accounting department, you will play a key role in supporting various financial activities, contributing to the accurate and timely preparation of financial statements. This position is ideal for an ambitious individual who is actively pursuing professional accounting qualifications and is eager to grow within a dynamic and collaborative environment.

What you’ll be doing
  • Assist in the preparation of accurate and timely financial statements in accordance with accounting principles and company policies.
  • Collaborate with senior accountants to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and standards.
  • Record transactions across multiple P&L lines including revenue, cost of sales, overheads, fixed assets and more.
  • Monitoring and controlling month end accruals and prepayments and ensuring complete reconciliation processes are in place.
  • Complete balance sheet reconciliations with zero tolerance for unknown items monthly.
  • Complete period-end close activities accurately and by set deadlines, including calculating and posting journals and variance analysis.
  • Contribute to the analysis of financial results, highlighting trends, and providing insights to management.
  • Assist with monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting requirements.
  • Ensure other external reporting requirements (e.g. ONS submissions) are completed accurately and on a timely basis.
  • Support audit processes by providing documentation and responding to inquiries.
  • Assist in the implementation of internal controls to ensure the integrity of financial information.
  • Preparing for accrued and deferred revenue reconciliation.
  • Aged debtor review and chase up.
  • Contribute to the ongoing improvement and optimization of financial systems.


What you’ll bring
  • Strong level of technical accounting and good foundation of double entry.
  • Previous experience of working in financial reporting departments.
  • Familiarity working in an international environment a benefit.
  • Strong level of Microsoft office skills.
  • NetSuite experience would be preferable.
  • Strong organization skills and detail orientation.
  • Ability to prioritize, multitask and effectively manage changing priorities.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Studying for ACCA or CIMA qualification.

If you are a dedicated and ambitious individual who is actively pursuing professional accounting qualifications, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Join our team and contribute to your professional growth while making a meaningful impact on our financial processes.


Our perks and quirks

What makes you Q will help you to realise your full potential, flourish and enjoy what you do, while being recognised and rewarded with our broad range of benefits.

We offer
  • Flexible working hours in a hybrid workplace & free access to global WeWork locations & events
  • Pension Scheme with a company contribution of 6% (if you contribute 3%)
  • 25 days annual leave (with the option to buy up to 5 days) + birthday off!
  • Work from Anywhere Scheme: Spend up to 2 months working outside of your country of employment over a rolling 12-month period
  • Family: Enhanced Maternity, Paternity, Adoption, or Shared Parental Leave
  • Health & Wellbeing: Private Healthcare, EAP, Well-being Days, Calm App, Gym Discounts
  • Team's Social Budget & Company-wide Summer & Winter Parties
  • Tech & Cycle-to-Work Schemes
  • Volunteer Day off
  • Dog-friendly Offices

Our mission

We have one mission. To help businesses grow. To make data easier. And to make the world a better place. We’re not a start-up. Not anymore. But we’ve not been around that long either. What we are is a collection of bright, passionate minds harnessing complexities and helping our clients and their communities. One culture, made of many. Heading in one direction - the future.

It's all about you

Quantexa is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We’re dedicated to creating an inclusive and diverse work environment, where everyone feels welcome, valued, and respected. We want to hear from people who are passionate about their work and align with our values. Qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, colour, ancestry, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, citizenship, marital, disability, or veteran status. Whoever you are, if you’re a curious, caring, and authentic human being who wants to help push the boundaries of what’s possible, we want to hear from you.

Internal pay equity across departments is crucial to our global compensation philosophy. Grade level and salary ranges are determined through interviews and a review of experience, education, training, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, equity with other team members, and alignment with market data.

Quantexa is committed to providing reasonable accommodations in our talent acquisition processes. If you require support, please inform our Talent Acquisition Team.

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