Accounts Assistant Maternity Cover

Posted 01 March 2023
Salary£40000 - £45000 per annum + + bonus
Job type Temporary
DisciplineFinance, Head Office & Business Support
Contact NameHarriet Winter

Job description

Are you looking for a new and exciting role within a small but dedicated team?

This position is a 12 month maternity cover, with the view to start as soon as possible.

This Assistant Accountant position is working within a small finance team for a leading London property developer. This is the perfect role for an accountant to learn and progress within the property industry.

Please apply if you are on a 2 week notice period or less or coming to the end of your current contract.

The duties for this Assistant Accountant role are:

  • Preparation of bank reconciliations for multiple entities within the Essential Living Group.
  • Preparation of VAT returns for multiple entities within the Essential Living Group.
  • Preparation of CIS returns for multiple entities within the Essential Living Group.
  • Assist with the accounts payable process, including:
  • Coordination of invoice and purchase order approvals.
  • Posting of invoices onto the accounting system.
  • Processing payments via internet banking.
  • Dealing with supplier queries.
  • Review and booking of staff expenses.
  • Assist with the accounts receivable process, including:
  • Processing of standing orders and direct debits.
  • Allocation of payments to invoices on accounting and property management systems.
  • Raising and processing sales invoices.
  • Processing deposit refunds and inter-company cash transfers.
  • Preparation of journals and other supporting workings for review by the Management Accountant.
  • Assisting the Management Accountant with monthly and quarterly balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Assisting the Management Accountant with tax returns for the Group's property owning SPVs.
  • Assisting with the external audit process.
  • Involvement in the administration of the Group's transfer pricing arrangements, including identification and execution of recharges.
  • Testing of bank covenants and the drafting of associated compliance certificates.
  • Preparation of credit card reconciliations.

Benefits include:

  • A hybrid working style is encouraged, working 2 days a week in the office.
  • Pension
  • Private healthcare
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays

It is essential that you have experience using Xero system.

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