Assistant Accountant

England, London
£25000 - £28000 per annum
Sep 20, 2019
Sep 27, 2019
Nick Howsley
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Part qualified

An opportunity has risen for the right candidate to join a global fund administration as an assistant accountant in the heart of London. With many future exciting opportunities for new people joining, there hasn't been a better time to join the global organisation at this stage of its evolution

Client Details

A global financial services firm specialising in fund administration for private equity and real estate clients. Recently renovated offices with a great culture. The firm offers clear progression, structured training and will fully support professional qualifications.


  • Ensuring all permanent files are well maintained for existing customers and new customers for the real estate customers.
  • Preparing bank reconciliations for all client accounts.
  • Updating the financial system for all transaction related activity including the recording of cash transactions, purchase and sales invoices, accruals and prepayments and investment transactions.
  • Preparation and amendment of management accounts produced by the team.
  • Administration work including the preparation of call notices and dealing with new applications for subscription into client funds.
  • Profile

    The successful client would have:

    • Strong educational background (2:1 degree or higher, A-B at A Level)
    • Part qualified or looking at studying a recognised accounting qualification (ACCA,CIMA, ACA)

    • Interest in reporting and other accounting challenges faced by private equity and real estate firms (our clients).

    • Ability to draft reports and business correspondence.
    • Ability to present information and respond to questions from groups of managers and clients.
    • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations for which there may be little precedence.
    • The individual must have excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills.
    • Numeracy and good written skills.
    • Previous experience of accounting packages would be advantageous.

    Job Offer

    £25,000-£28,000 plus full study support

    Competitive package including bonus

    Clear progression

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