Assistant Accountant

Posted 21 May 2024
Salary£40000 - £500000 per annum + Study Support
Job type Permanent
DisciplineReal Estate, General Practice & Investment ​Accounting & Financial Services ​
Contact NameChris Gladwin

Job description

Job Title: Assistant Accountant
Salary: £40k - £50k
Location: West-End, London


We are proud to be representing one of the UK's leading real estate investment & asset management business based in London's West-End. We're looking for an ambitious, experienced Assistant Accountant to join their high performing team. This role will be a crucial hire and offers a great opportunity for the successful candidate to grow within the role.

With an ever growing portfolio, our client is continuing to invest in Real Estate projects in the UK and Europe. They are looking for someone with good SPV knowledge as well as a Real Estate, SME background.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare customer invoices and manage receivables.
  • Assist in maintaining the general ledger by posting journal entries.
  • Reconcile bank statements and monitor short and long-term cash flows.
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports.
  • Support the preparation of budget forecasts and variance analyses.
  • Assist in internal and external audits.
  • Assist in the preparation and submission of quarterly financial reports to the external lenders.
  • Assist in the preparation and submission of VAT returns and CIS returns.
  • Assist with production of management accounts and statutory financial statements.
  • Code invoices accurately and ensure timely processing.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date financial records.
  • Maintain intercompany loan interest schedules.
  • Provide administrative support and cover to the finance team as needed.
  • Collaborate with other departments to gather financial information.
  • Liaise with external property management company and assist with reviews of client statements and service charge accounts produced by them.
  • Ad-hoc projects and reports to assist with Senior Management decision making.

Candidate Profile:

  • Real Estate Background is a must
  • Ideally coming from a Small/Medium size Enterprise (SME)
  • Part-Qualified ACCA, CIMA or ACA or Finalist Level
  • 1-3 Years within a similar role
  • Accounting systems knowledge (ideally Business Central) especially MS Office & Excel


  • Study Support Package to complete exams (TBA)
  • Hybrid Options up to 2 days a week from home
  • Competitive Salary up to £50k
  • Excellent progression opportunities
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