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Finance Assistant

Location: CENTRAL LONDON, LONDON Salary: 12.00 - 14.00 GBP Per Hour
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: FULL TIME Applications: N/A
Posted: 10 months ago Reference: 3087621
My client is a leading insurance Company located in the heart of London’s Liverpool Street.

The role of Finance Assistant will be reporting Tasks including those relating to year-end accounts, day-to-day bookkeeping, periodic management reports and filing / archiving and other administrative tasks. Experience of PC-based accounting system Acturis is essential.

The successful candidate will enjoy being part of a small team and will be a great team player and willing to be flexible when required. This includes providing support to the Financial Director with Ad-Hoc projects when required.

This is a 3 month contract with the possibility of going permanent.

Specific Responsibilities

- Receipts / Cash book
- Maintain client accounts
- Shared responsibility for maintaining the nominal ledger
- Month-end closure
- Bank statements for the shareholders
- Tax returns for the shareholders
- Monitoring Investment portfolio
- Assisting the Finance Director with preparation and review of files, audit schedules and tax returns
- Assist with payroll of 200 staff
- General filing and archiving

Specific skills should include
 Experience of PC-based accounting system Acturis is essential and Xero is desirable
 Competent user of Excel, Word and Outlook
 Previous Bookkeeping and accounts support experience
 Experience of client accounting is desirable but not essential
 Able to produce reports and Spreadsheets to a quality standard
 Good at organising and managing own area of responsibility
 Accuracy and attention to detail
 Willing to be hands-on
 Good communication skills (verbal and written)
 Able to prioritise

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