Accounts Assistant

Posted 12 June by LMA
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LMA Recruitment are currently business partnering with a financial services institution based in the city looking for an ambitious, immediately available, Accounts Assistant to join their finance team on a 6 month FTC paying between £25-30k

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Assisting the migration of overseas accounting functions to the London head office
  • Dealing with internal and external customer and supplier queries and providing day to day support for finance related tasks
  • Coordinating expenses and purchase invoice approval
  • Processing Bank payments and XERO system bank reconciliations
  • Preparing supplier statement reconciliations
  • Prepare sales ledger invoices
  • Credit Control
  • Management of the fixed asset register
  • Assist in the production of monthly management accounts for each geographical area
  • Ensuring month end tasks run smoothly including raising journals and preparing accruals and prepayments
  • Intercompany reconciliations
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Assist in the production of annual budgets and forecasts
  • Assist in preparation of cash flow forecasts
  • Assistance with year-end procedures and liaising with auditors
  • Assisting with the preparation of statutory year end accounts
  • Work alongside overseas teams, the FC and FD, delivering financial services to the business
  • Completion of ad-hoc duties and providing support to finance operations

Candidate Profile

  • Studying or about to start CIMA or ACCA
  • Knowledge of double-entry bookkeeping
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • XERO system knowledge an advantage
  • Enthusiastic, ambitious and willing to learn
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Willingness to get involved at all levels of the business
  • Flexibility to adapt to the changing needs of a growing business

If you feel you are the right Accounts Assistant or possess the skills to stop up into a position like this then please apply or send your CV through

Reference: 38205000

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