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Assistant Accountant

Posted 4 January by Page Personnel Finance Ended

Our client, a leading provider of computer software for boards and senior executives, are looking to recruit a Assistant Accountant to join their accountancy function in Central London. The role offers the opportunity to join a leading, global company in an exciting role with progression.

Client Details

A software-as-a-service (SaaS) company specialising in secure productivity and collaboration tools designed to streamline board meeting management, and facilitate better board communications

Description

Key Responsibilities of the Assistant Accountant:

  • Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the business operations, financial reporting and the general ledger structure for all legal entities.
  • Perform assigned monthly, quarterly, and annual general ledger closing processes
  • Prepare journal entries and monthly account reconciliations
  • Provide support or act as accounting lead in enterprise-wide initiatives and assist in other special projects, including tax projects, system upgrades and implementations, merger and acquisition related activities, and new products offered by business units.
  • Contribute to the efficiency of the Corporate Accounting team by participating in cross training, sharing job responsibilities, and serving as position backup for other team members.
  • Perform ad-hoc projects as assigned

Profile

Required Experience/Skills of the Assistant Accountant:

  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • A minimum of two years of corporate and/or public accounting experience.
  • Must have strong attention to detail
  • Strong work ethic and willingness to take ownership for wide-ranging responsibilities
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, flexibility to accommodate different situations and temperaments
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced and demanding global environment.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc)
  • Superior organisation and prioritisation skills
  • Ability to perform under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written

Job Offer

Assistant Accountant: up to £35,000 with a comprehensive benefits package.

Reference: 34141778

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