Assistant Accountant

Richmond, UK
Aug 17, 2019
Aug 25, 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Not qualified, Part qualified
The General Ledger Assistant Accountant role is based within the Finance Operations team, supporting a world wide business. The role is responsible for general ledger, cash book and fixed assets transaction processing and balance sheet reconciliations. This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing, international organisation and team, with great potential for the role to develop and expand with the business.

General Ledger and month end close Responsibility for monthly close activities: Processing general ledger, fixed assets and cash book transactions Balance sheet reconciliations, prepayments and accruals Processing intercompany transactions and reconciliations Provide support for as requested with other month end activities Adhere to month-end close timetable, to ensure timely close Working with Finance Business partners to ensure our financial statements are accurate Cash book management Responsible for updating/capturing daily bank transactions and reconciliations Assist with setting up payments for non-Accounts payable obligations Assist with cash flow forecasting and working capital management Compliance Assist with VAT, corporation tax and other taxes as instructed. Assist with all other statutory returns to satisfy government requirement - e.g. ONS statistical requests Other Responsibilities Assist with year-end audit queries as required Ad-hoc tasks as necessary in line with supporting the Finance team on a financial or administrative basis Qualifications and Experience Essential Graduate degree in Accounting and/or ACCA/CIMA/ACA part qualified Advanced Excel skills Highly organised and able to work effectively to deadlines, managing multiple priorities and stakeholders Desirable Demonstrable experience within a finance operations function Exposure to multicurrency accounting system Desire to grow and learn in a fast paced organisation