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Finance Assistant

Location: CITY OF LONDON, LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 25,000-30,000 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum, inc Benefits
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 7
Posted: about 1 month ago Reference: X3-302976

Reed Accountancy are delighted to be partnering with a Global award-winning financial services firm in the city in their search for a Finance Assistant.

Reporting to the UK Financial Controller, the individual will initially support the UK finance team in the migration of US and Australian accounting responsibilities to the London head office. The role will develop quickly into an operational one where the responsibilities will include, but not be restricted to, the following:

-Assisting the migration of overseas accounting functions to the London head office
-Dealing with internal and external customer and supplier queries and providing day to day support for finance related tasks
-Coordinating expenses and purchase invoice approval
-Processing Bank payments and XERO system bank reconciliations
-Preparing supplier statement reconciliations
-Prepare sales ledger invoices
-Credit Control
-Management of the fixed asset register
-Assist in the production of monthly management accounts for each geographical area
-Ensuring month end tasks run smoothly including raising journals and preparing accruals and prepayments
-Intercompany reconciliations
-Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations
-Assist in the production of annual budgets and forecasts
-Assist in preparation of cash flow forecasts
-Assistance with year-end procedures and liaising with auditors
-Assisting with the preparation of statutory year end accounts
-Work alongside overseas teams, the FC and FD, delivering financial services to the business
-Completion of ad-hoc duties and providing support to finance operations

Candidate Profile
-Studying or about to start CIMA or ACCA
-Knowledge of double-entry bookkeeping
-Excellent attention to detail
-XERO system knowledge an advantage
-Enthusiastic, ambitious and willing to learn
-Advanced knowledge of MS Excel
-Excellent communication skills
-Willingness to get involved at all levels of the business
-Flexibility to adapt to the changing needs of a growing business

If you match the above and are looking for the opportunity to further your career and join a growing yet well established firm then please apply today!

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