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Trainee Finance Assistant

Location: STRATFORD, LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 25,000.00-28,000.00 GBP Per annum, inc BenefitsSalary Negotiable
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: FULL TIME Applications: 12
Posted: about 1 month ago Reference: X3-141230

Job Title: Trainee Finance Assistant 

Responsible to: Finance Manager

Salary : £25,000 - £28,000 depending on experience

Location: Stratford

Are you an up and coming accountant with 2 years industry experience under your belt and looking for an opportunity to grow and progress within a thriving business?

This could be the perfect opportunity for you to gain exposure and work within a corporate environment.

Main Purpose of the role:

The Trainee Finance Assistant will assist with all aspects of Nominal Ledger, Banking and Finance. You will assist with general administration tasks as and when required and you will also be given commercial overview of all departments and practices.

Main responsibilities of the role:

  • Processing Overhead Invoices
  • Assisting with month end procedures
  • Fixed asset register
  • VAT returns
  • AWRS management
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Cash flow projection
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Accruals & Prepayment journals
  • First Draft profit & Loss reports
  • Process Duty/VAT transactions
  • Ad Hoc reporting
  • Assisting with Payroll
  • Project work as directed by FD
  • Ensuring that deadlines are met
  • Provide cover to other areas in the department as required
  • General admin duties

Person specification:

  • Degree in accounting or finance 
  • At least 2 years industry experience 
  • Excellent computer skills, including all programmes within the Microsoft package
  • Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to plan workloads in order to ensure internal demands are met
  • Excellent admin skills  
  • Part qualified CIMA/ACCA desirable
  • Motivated and willingness to learn new and develop new skills
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