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Assistant Accountant

Location: CITY OF LONDON, LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 30,000.00-35,000.00 GBP Per annum, inc Benefits
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 9
Posted: about 2 months ago Reference: X3-160619

My client a legal service company in the City of London are currently looking for an Assistant Accountant to join their team on a permanent basis. This role is full time and the hours would be 9.30am-5.30pm. The role is newly created due to additional workload and would be reporting directly into the CFO. 

Responsibilities 

Dealing with the Indian subsidiary 

• Creating payments via online banking to suppliers, arbitrators and staff
• Checking monthly GST returns and arranging payments as required
• Returning of surplus funds to parties as instructed by the Casework team
• Providing monthly accounting information to external accountants for accounts preparation
• Providing information to external accountants on audit queries and government submissions
• Liaising directly with external accountants and the bank on all company related matters
• Providing support to the CFO with company secretarial tasks

Stock Controller
• Management of inventory with the MME team
• Monthly reporting of inventory movements and closing inventory value
• Ensuring correct accounting of inventory in monthly management accounts
• Inventory forecasting and planning in quarterly forecasts and annual budget
• Managing quarterly stock audits and inventory write-off process
• Maintaining an effective system of financial controls over physical inventory

Management Accounting
• Running the month end close process in Sage
• Preparation of monthly management accounts for the Board and SMT from Sage
• Supporting the CFO with preparing monthly analysis and commentary
• Preparation of monthly balance sheet reconciliations

Other
• Supporting the Client Ledger Controller as required. For example, producing financial summaries of cases, producing client sales billing, assisting with weekly client payments run
• Supporting the Cashbooks & Credit Controller as required. For example, staff expense payments, raising casework invoices, assisting with the weekly supplier payments run
• Supporting the CFO on other ad-hoc tasks as required

 

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