Assistant Accountant

Posted 23 April by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
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Assistant Accountant for a large Energy Company- up 38000 per year plus Study Support based in the West End.

Your new company
Our client is a leading Energy company in the West End, this role has a lot of progression for the candidates through their growth year on year. You would be joining this company at a time where they are expanding within the industry.

Your new role

  • Ownership of the Accounts payable function, responsible for most of the daily operation (including inputting, report running and reconciliation) of Xero accounting software
  • Updating purchase and nominal ledgers and producing reports such as aged creditor status and other daily/weekly reports
  • Undertaking maintenance of weekly payment runs, including the review of all invoices for appropriate back-up documentation and approval prior to payment
  • Provide key information to the investment team with regards to liquidity matters on a weekly basis
  • Bank Reconciliations for a minimum of 12 companies weekly
  • Responsible for filing monthly/quarterly VAT and CIS returns for the companies under management.
  • Undertaking month-end reconciliation of balance sheet debtor accounts Assisting with the cost control and budgeting process Month end procedures including release of monthly accruals and prepayments.
  • Updating of backing schedules and monitoring of schedule balances comparing to balance sheet for a caseload of multiple companies
  • Assist the investment team with the onboarding process of new assets - comprising of; communicating with external vendors to ensure we have sufficient documentation and understanding of an asset before taking ownership
  • Undertaking other general finance/administrative duties within the team



What you'll need to succeed
The ideally candidate would have energy industry experience or used Xero as a system.

What you'll get in return
Competitive Salary with Study support, social environment within their fantastic offices.

What you need to do now
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