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Accounts Assistant

Posted 2 February by RationalFX Ended


RationalFX are looking for a motivated accounts assistant who can take on a broad scope of responsibilities within a busy finance department. This person will be a key player in the creation of the monthly management accounts as well as reviewing and processing the day to day corporate costs, making this a varied role with room to progress. A proactive person who can finish the day job accurately with time to implement their own improvements would fit into our professional and entrepreneurial culture.

Main purpose:

The primary purpose of this role will be to produce financial reports, update the purchase and sales ledgers, carry out reconciliations investigating any anomalies as a matter of urgency and record supplier’s payments.

Key Responsibilities

The key responsibilities for this role include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Daily cash book reconciliations of all currency accounts

  • Daily currency counterparty reconciliations

  • Processing supplier’s invoices

  • Resolving suppliers queries and timely payment settlements

  • Processing staff expenses and timely reimbursement

  • Sales ledger reconciliations

  • Balance sheet reconciliations

  • Monthly Journals

  • Perform additional duties and responsibilities as required in line with this role

The ideal candidate

The ideal candidate ideally, will have previous accounting experience gained within the financial services industry, as well as the following knowledge, skills and experience:

  • Previous accounting experience with strong numerical and reconciliation skills

  • Ability to be proactive and take initiative to solve problems

  • Advanced excel skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to confidently and sensitively communicate information to other member of staff and management

  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills with the ability to prioritise a busy work schedule to meet competing or demanding deadlines

  • Accuracy and attention to detail.

  • Ability to provide a professional and confidential service.

  • Knowledge of operating a payroll

  • A true team player with previous experience of working within a team

  • Ability to be proactive and take initiative to solve problems.

  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

  • Highly motivated and results driven

  • Technically sound

  • At least one stage completed in ACCA or CIMA; or an Accounting degree; or AAT Level 4 complete

About us

RationalFX is one of the fastest growing, independent foreign exchange and money transfer companies in the UK, and is located in Canary Wharf, London. RationalFX along with its money remittance brand Xendpay are FCA authorised and have handled over $10Billion in transactions. The company employs approximately 80 people and has strong growth plans for the future; this is an exciting time for the company and a great time for talented and motivated individuals to become part of the team.

Required skills

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Foreign Exchange
  • Reports

Reference: 34385963

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