Assistant Accountant

Recruiter
Walker Hamill
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
£32,000 - £35,000 plus bonus and study support, depending on experience
Posted
15 Nov 2022
Closes
15 Dec 2022
Ref
17631869
Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Description
  • Day-to-day responsibility for the maintenance of accurate ledgers in cloud-based accounting software.
  • Responsible for weekly bank reconciliations.
  • Draft quarterly management accounts for review by the Financial Controller.
  • Prepare annual audited financial statements.
  • Prepare workings and submit monthly VAT returns.
  • Support the preparation of annual corporation tax returns.
  • Act as the primary point of contact regarding the expense management system.
  • Maintain and administer monthly credit card and cash expense processing and reclaims processes.
  • Prepare and reconcile supplier payments against budget-generating bi-monthly batches for the CEO.
  • Prepare and issue advisory fees and cost recharge invoices.
  • Reconcile project expenditure.
  • Support the Finance team in the preparation of annual budgets and forecasts.

Skills
  • Strong academic background, educated to degree level or equivalent.
  • Studying towards an accounting qualification (ACCA/CIMA).
  • Excellent analytical, numerical, and IT skills (including Excel and Outlook).
  • Advanced interpersonal skills, able to communicate quickly and effectively with different stakeholders of the business.
  • Conscientious, professional with a proactive approach.

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Please note that due to the expected volume of applications, we will only be able to respond to those candidates whose experience matches the requirements of our client. We are sorry, but if you have not heard from us within the next ten days, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Walker Hamill has been a specialist finance and strategy recruiter for over 30 years. We have an extensive client group, including major multinational listed organisations, private equity-backed businesses and privately owned companies. We recruit across all sectors and have particularly strong client relationships in media, retail, pharma/biotech, technology, property/real estate, leisure and business services. Headquartered in London, we have additional offices in continental Europe. For more information, please see the Walker Hamill website.