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Assistant Accountant - Financial services - excellent opportunity!

Location: CENTRAL LONDON, LONDON Salary: 28000.00 - 30000.00 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 6
Posted: 12 days ago Reference: 3107074
My client a FTSE 250 listed company based in Central London have an exciting opportunity for a career driven and professional Assistant Accountant to join their team.

Located no more than 5 minutes’ walk from a mainline train station, this newly created position will suit an ambitious and driven early stage ACCA/CIMA studier.

Hours 9-5pm
Salary 28-30K + Bonus
Study support
Private medical insurance


Daily coordination of invoices and payment requests from the logistics team in Hong Kong and submission for approval.
Calculation of daily cash requirements and liaison with Treasury department to ensure appropriate levels of liquidity across GB pounds, US dollars and euros.
Management of UK domestic accounts payable, obtaining approvals, liaison with suppliers, query resolution, updating of the accounting and banking systems.
Execution of all payments – usually on a daily basis for commodity and logistics payments, treasury settlements, internal funding requirements and UK domestic payments (via BACS).
Filing and maintenance of all invoice and payment documentation.
Management of the staff expense reimbursement system. Checking appropriate levels of approval, accuracy of claims and that they are within internal policy regulations. Generation of payments to settle outstanding claims.
Identification of invoices due for payment to satisfy the cashflow requirements of the operations following consultation and agreement with the Group Treasurer.
Reporting of cash receipts from customers into the collection accounts.
Responsibility for the financial reporting of assigned UK companies.
Provision of assistance to the Head Office Assistant Accountant with bank reconciliations and month end reporting.
Ad hoc tasks as advised by the Head Office Finance Manager.


The successful candidate will require high levels of attention to detail as he or she will be regularly be responsible for the execution of detailed and high value transactions. There will be a number of ancillary duties to be performed in support of the Corporate Accounting and other Finance functions. You will also be an early stage ACCA or CIMA studier with advanced Excel, thrive under pressure, manage exacting priorities and have a keen eye for detail.

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