Accounts Assistant

Posted 24 May 2023
Salary£30000 - £32000 per annum
Job type Permanent
DisciplineCorporate Services & Business Support
Contact NameHarriet Winter

Job description

This is a new role working for the world's largest privately owned global real estate agency and consultancy. This Accounts Assistant role is the perfect opportunity for someone to learn and progress within their accounting career.

The role is accountable in delivering accurate income reconciliation, producing reports on time and raising any potential risks or breaches. The ideal candidate will have 1-2 years' experience in an accounts role and will be pro-active, efficient and diligent. The ideal candidate will contribute to the continual improvement of processes and performance and will have excellent attention to detail.

Responsibilities include:

  • Preparing weekly statements and reconciliation of procuration fees
  • Completing daily completion banking of fees and checking commission
  • Assisting, as required, with reviewing and monitoring debtors
  • Responsible for maintaining filing system
  • Assisting with income reconciliation
  • Assisting Finance Manager with ad hoc advisor queries and projects
  • Checking accuracy of fees and ensuring documentation on cases are correct
  • Managing provider statements and enquires in accounts inbox
  • Ensuring all information on CRM system is correct, accurate and corresponds with paperwork
  • Requesting invoices and creating payment requests
  • Responsible for weekly and monthly reports to be sent out on a timely basis
  • Assisting in the production of ad hoc reports
  • Assisting with month end to meet deadlines
  • Cover for month end process in the absence of Finance Manager
  • Assisting with ad hoc projects and reports for the Head of Operations
  • Assisting admin team with ad hoc tasks as required
  • Undertake additional relevant duties as required

It is essential that you are on a 1 month notice period or less and are available to interview next week.


  • 1-2 years experience in an accounts role or completed a finance qualification (degree or AAT)
  • Able to work pro-actively, positively, efficiently and effectively
  • Some experience with month end and production of management accounts
  • Able to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Have a can-do attitude, strong work ethic and the ability to multi-task
  • Confident and proficient using MS Excel
  • Excellent attention to detail with strong accuracy
  • Able to work quickly and accurately using own initiative
  • Able to prioritise work and work well as part of a team
  • Confident and personable with excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Flexible and responds well to new challenges
  • Desire to learn quickly, drive change and contribute to the wider team goal

Please apply if you are suitable for the role.

Salary - £32k