Management Accounts Assistant / Accounts Assistant

Posted 15 February by BV Recruitment Ltd

Are you a Management Accounts Assistant / Accounts Assistant with experience of, or a strong interest in, working within the financial services sector? Are you keen to work for an international distressed asset investment group? Are you keen to gain exposure to not only UK GAAP, but also accounting standards from many other countries including America, Spain, Italy and Luxembourg? Are you also keen to build on and improve your management accounts and month end reporting skills and have the opportunity for future development and progression? Based in the finance department of this medium sized financial services business, Your responsibilities will include: the preparation of management accounts across a group of 6 companies in multiple countries, including Spain, Luxembourg and Italy, assisting with the monthly reporting obligations to the US parent company, assisting with US GAAP accounts, various analysis, quarterly SEC reporting, various reconciliations for investor reporting, working closely with the Spanish reporting team to secure data to support the monthly reporting cycle, preparing schedules and reconciliations of key control accounts, Supporting the monthly review of various reports prepared by the external administrators, assisting with the external audit, assisting with corporate statutory accounts, Vat returns and other ad hoc duties as they arise.

To be considered for this new role you must have an active interest in financial markets, including understanding of debt and other securities instruments. It is likely you will have between 2 and 5 years experience in a finance role, ideally with experience of management accounts preparation, inter-company transactions and foreign currency work (training will be provided where necessary). You must have strong Excel and Sageline 50 skills. You must be able to work to tight deadlines, be able to liaise with key stakeholders on a regular basis, be a team player and be able to work on numerous projects at the same time. You may also be required to travel to Europe (Spain) from time to time.

This niche, rapidly growing and highly profitable distressed asset investment group, has significant portfolios of consumer and business receivables in the UK and Europe. The business is entrepreneurial, fast moving and analytics led, and they have very significant growth plans for the business in the UK and Europe over the next few years. Overall this is a very exciting opportunity for an ambitious Management Accounts Assistant / Accounts Assistant to join a growing financial services based business and carry out a rewarding and high profile management accounts role with great opportunities and career development on offer.

Required skills

  • Financial Markets
  • Foreign Currency
  • Management Accounts
  • Vat Returns
  • UK GAAP

Reference: 33867114

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