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Assistant Financial Accountant

London, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 22, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time
Duration: 6 month fixed-term contract with possibility of extensionJob Type: Full-time 37.5 hours per weekHybrid - Monday and Wednesdays’ in the officeLocation: Central LondonSalary: £40,000 - £50,000 per annum

I am working with an established Housing organisation based in Central London who are seeking an Interim Assistant Financial Accountant to join an established and supportive finance team.

Reporting to the Group Reporting Manager, you will be instrumental in delivering accurate and timely management accounting information, supporting the monthly close process, and contributing to various reporting and audit tasks.

Day to Day of the role:
  • Support the monthly close, consolidation process, quarterly shareholder reporting, statutory financial reporting, and the annual audit process.
  • Preparation of financial statements for single entities (28+ entities) and assisting on consolidations
  • Assist in researching technical accounting guidance and conclude on accounting topics.
  • Play a key role in the audit process, including planning, preparation of financial statements, managing audit queries, and filing of signed accounts.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to ensure compliance with IFRS reporting standards.
  • Prepare monthly Corporation Tax accrual and assist with quarterly payments and annual compliance.
  • Maintain and update management charges, interest workings, and intercompany account reconciliations.
  • Handle additional ad-hoc requests and contribute to the continuous improvement of financial processes.

Required Skills & Qualifications:
  • Strong Financial Accounting technical ability and extensive knowledge of Audit processes.
  • Strong MS Excel including Vlookups and Pivot-tables
  • Proactive, resilient, and able to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with a team-player attitude.
  • Adaptable and enthusiastic about learning and professional development.

This is to support through the organisations Year-End so the role is demanding and will evolve as the Group expands, offering the job holder a chance to play a pivotal role in supporting that growth through high-quality accounting information.

This is initially a 6 month contract covering someone on leave, there is possibility the contract could be extended beyond the initial 6 months.

You need to be able to start the role within less than 2 weeks so this would not suit someone currently in a permanent role on 4+ weeks notice.

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