Accounts Assistant

Posted 25 February by MET Recruitment (London) Ltd

Benefits our client offer will be discussed upon interview.

MET Recruitment London is looking for an Accounts Assistant earning £29,000 - £31,000, to join the team for one of our London based clients.

Main duties for the role include;

  • Preparation and review of monthly journals; prepayments, accruals, salaries and depreciation
  • Roll forward of monthly reporting packages and preparation of accurate financial reporting packs for review
  • Organising source documentation received from clients for processing
  • Supervision and training of Financial Administrators
  • Intercompany reconciliations
  • Completion of VAT reporting requirements
  • Preparation of low risk FSA returns
  • Preparation of cash flow forecasts
  • Assistance with year end procedures and liaising with auditors
  • Liaising with clients and answering routine queries

For this role, you must;

  • Have a full AAT qualification and at least 3 years' practical work experience
  • Have strong experience in preparing monthly management accounts
  • Have Xero accounting software experience
  • Have strong IT skills and sound knowledge of excel
  • Have strong analytical skills and good attention to detail
  • Have the ability to manage own tasks, good time management and able to work under pressure to tight deadlines
  • Have a minimum of seven A-C grades at GCSE level including grades B or above in both English and Maths
  • Have very strong communication skills
  • Be enthusiastic, smart working individual with a "can do" attitude
  • Be committed to progressing your career in accountancy
  • Be self-disciplined, organised, proactive, able to make and justify own decisions
  • Have a willingness to learn and grow within a commercial environment
  • Be smart and professional in appearance

Reference: 34551266

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