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Accounts Assistant

Posted 13 May by Equifind Group
Salary icon £35,000 - £37,500 per annum
Location icon London , South East England

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Equifind are representing a West End based, boutique Real Estate firm who are looking to hire an Accounts Assistant.

Long term they see this as the ideal training ground for someone with 0-2 years’ experience, who would like to start studying, or continue studying towards their ACCA/CIMA exams; and ultimately become a qualified accountant for the business.

The company are in to work life balance, employee well-being and giving people broad experience in a structured way.

The Role:

The key responsibilities for this permanent Accounts Assistant role for a West End based, boutique Real Estate firm will be:

  • Manage accounts payable invoices and payments.
  • Processing corporate employee’s expenses through 'Pleo’ (an expense management system).
  • Monitoring the group cash position.
  • Bank reconciliations.
  • Month-end accounting, including updating quarter-end working papers.
  • Posting month-end journals (fixed assets, depreciation, prepayments, accruals).
  • VAT returns.
  • Recharges.
  • Processing monthly payroll.
  • Monitoring and reconciliation of the intercompany balances.
  • Assisting with audit process for year-end.
  • Ad-hoc projects.

Application Criteria:

To be considered for the role of permanent Accounts Assistant role with a West End based, boutique Real Estate firm, candidates should ideally be:

  • Ideally a qualified AAT accounting professional or part-qualified accountant
  • Have an ambition or real desire to pursue the CIMA or ACCA qualification
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-growing environment
  • Confident in dealing with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Attention to detail is essential
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ideally intermediate Excel skills (Pivot Tables, V-Look Up, SumIf)
  • Willing to be part of a team and engage with others


The permanent Accounts Assistant role with a West End based, boutique Real Estate firm will be paid a competitive market based salary with full study support (CIMA, ACCA).

  • Hybrid working pattern. 4-days per week in the office. 1-day WFH, remotely
  • Employer pension contribution.
  • 25-days annual leave.
  • Other benefits.
  • Annual competitive bonus.

Reference: 52641953

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